How to Add SVG Masks to Create Dynamic Mockups for Product Customization on Shopify

How to Add SVG Masks to Create Dynamic Mockups for Product Customization on Shopify


There's a challenge many eCommerce stores face: How can they allow their customers to see a personalized live preview of their products? In a world driven by personal touches, providing a dynamic mockup can significantly boost sales and customer satisfaction.

Why Masks or Dynamic Mockups?

For eCommerce businesses, especially those on platforms like Shopify, giving customers the ability to see a personalized version of a product before purchasing reduces returns and increases confidence in the purchase. Whether you're selling personalized mugs, T-shirts, phone covers, or any customizable item, allowing a live preview with dynamic mockups is a game-changer.

The Solution with Shopify’s 'Live Product Options' App

Shopify app - Live Product Options
Let's say you want to allow your customers to upload their images and see them adjusted in specific shapes (circle, star, etc.) in real time on your product. This is where SVG masks come into play, and with the 'Live Product Options' app, it’s easier than ever.

Steps to Implement:

Install the App & Onboard: Start by installing the app and follow the intuitive onboarding process.

Select Your Product: Head over to the 'New Product' option. Choose the product(s) you wish to customize and proceed.

Add Product Options: Within the dashboard, click 'Add Options' to begin customization.

Enable File Upload: Add the option for customers to upload their images. Adjust settings like file size limits (e.g., 10 MB) and the types of files accepted.

Enable Live Preview: Scroll down and activate the live preview feature. Here, you can add layers, including the SVG mask, and determine the sequence and appearance of each layer.

Upload SVG Mask: This step involves adding the SVG file that acts as a mask for customer uploads. Ensure the SVG is designed correctly to mask the image the way you want. Customize the settings further if necessary.

Finalize & Test: Once all settings are in place, save them, and preview the product. It's always a good idea to test the feature multiple times to ensure it functions as intended.

Design Customization: The app also allows you to adjust the design, look, and feel of the customization button. If you're proficient with CSS, there's even an option to add custom CSS for a more branded experience.

Seek Assistance if Needed: If you stumble upon issues or uncertainties, the app's support team is a click away. Additionally, there are comprehensive documentation and tutorials available to guide you.

In-depth Look at the 'Live Product Options' App:

Shopify's 'Live Product Options' app is designed with user experience at its core. Beyond its primary features, the app is built for SEO, ensuring your products rank well. Its responsive design guarantees seamless functionality across devices, making it a top choice for Shopify store owners.


Personalizing the online shopping experience is no longer just a bonus; it's expected. With the 'Live Product Options' app for Shopify, offering dynamic product mockups using SVG masks becomes a breeze. Ready to elevate your Shopify store? Try the app now and unlock a world of customization.

About Live Product Options

Use Live Product Options to create a custom personalized shopping experience with unlimited product options and a live preview of the product.

Super easy installation

No theme modifications are required.

The App does not add any liquid to your theme and can be installed and uninstalled without the risk of messing up your theme code.

Personalize products

Personalize your products with custom text inputs and image file uploads. Show a live updating preview of the product image with the customers inputs.

Perfect for print on demand products like canvas, posters, picture framing, monogram or text engraving.

Unlimited Product Options

Extend the 100 variant limit by adding unlimited custom product options:

  • text (single / multi line)
  • select dropdown
  • radio / checkbox
  • swatches (button / images / colors)
  • color picker
  • file upload (with Ajax support)
  • HTML

Conditional Logic

Show product options with conditional logic based what the customer has selected.

Live preview

Show a live preview of the product options that updates in real time when the customer changes an option.

Live preview can consist of multiple layers to build a preview image:

  • overlay (image with transparent parts)
  • mask (crop preview with a provided mask or shape e.g. circle)
  • text
  • upload

In-App Editor

Create custom product configurations with the simple to use visual editor inside the app. Configure specific areas for customers to add text or image uploads.

Order Archive & Export

The app archives each order with all the products and their custom options. Export a ZIP file with all the file uploads and CSV containing the options and custom text inputs.

View in Shopify App store
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