If you’re anything like us, updates to Haiku Deck are like fun new toys: when you find out about them, you want to drop everything immediately and try them out. So I’ll cut to the chase:

Great News: We've added new features to Haiku Deck!

Now, you can divide your slide with a solid colored bar that makes your words stand out.

Different configurations in the layout tool allow you to choose how to split it up.

Bullet text wraps now to make more space for anything you need to type in your lists.

Pretty cool, right?

Wait a second — you’re still here? You’d rather read more of this blog post before you take the new features for a spin? Oooookay…

Details about the New Features

Sidebar Slides:

To use this awesome new slide type, just head to theĀ Tt tool on the left in edit mode, and choose theĀ option highlighted below:


Type your text and add a photo like you normally would, and use the solid colors tab in the background tool (photograph icon on the left) to choose the color in the bar behind your text. Use the layout tool (green grid-like icon on the left, below Tt) to rearrange your text and image, and choose how the two are divided on the slide.

For more info, check out our tutorials and videos about:

Wrapping List Items:

To have your list items wrap, just type them the way you normally would have. This update replaced the list slides of the past, so all you need to do is go to the Tt tool on the left and choose one of the list options (bulleted or numbered). Type away! For more info about choosing a list slide type, check out our support article here.

We hope you’re as excited as we are about the new updates — now give them a try, and let us know what you think in the comments below!