How to Add an HTML Container for Customizing Product Variant Options on Your Shopify Store

How to Add an HTML Container for Customizing Product Variant Options on Your Shopify Store


The beauty of modern online platforms is their ability to adapt and cater to a wide range of customer needs. However, one of the common challenges that many Shopify store owners face is integrating specialized content or features directly into their product pages. Why might you want to tackle this? Because the versatility of an HTML container can allow for unique customization options, such as enabling customers to book a Google Meet call directly or facilitating other personalized interactions. Such flexibility can enhance the user experience and set your store apart from competitors. In this guide, we'll walk you through the process of adding an HTML container for customizing product variant options on your Shopify page.


Shopify app - Live Product Options
Install the App and Complete the Onboarding Process:

-Click here to Install the 'Live Product Options' app.
-Follow the onboarding instructions—it's as user-friendly as creating a new social media profile.

Select Your Product:

-Go to the 'New Product' option denoted with a Plus sign.
-Choose either a single product or multiple products, based on your needs.
-Once your selection is done, hit 'Select Product' with the search icon.

Introducing HTML Containers:

-Amidst a sea of customization features ranging from image selectors to date pickers and radio buttons, the HTML container stands out for those who crave an added layer of personalization.
-Think of it as your canvas to introduce any feature, be it a 3D model preview or a booking calendar for consultations.

Add Product Options:

-Upon reaching the 'Add Options' section, choose the 'HTML' type.
-Here you can input your specific HTML code, be it a basic <div> or <span>, or more intricate code for embedding features like a 3D model viewer or a scheduling calendar.
-Once you’ve embedded your code in the HTML section, you can style and position it using the CSS option provided below. Tailor it to your brand's look and feel.

Activation & Preview:

-Once you're satisfied with the customization, activate it using the 'enable' button.
-Save your changes and preview the product page to ensure everything appears as desired.
-Facing any hurdles? The app's robust customer support and FAQ section are at your service. Comprehensive documentation is available to address any complexities you might encounter. Remember, this HTML container feature is just the tip of the iceberg. With functionalities like SVG masking, conditional logic, and custom pricing formulas, the possibilities are endless.



Product customization is no longer a mere luxury; it's a necessity in today’s e-commerce landscape. Platforms like Shopify are making strides in offering store owners powerful tools to enhance the user experience. With the 'Live Product Options' app, not only can you incorporate intricate customizations like HTML containers, but you also benefit from its ease of use and reliability.

Why Choose 'Live Product Options'?

Our app streamlines the process, making it easier and faster than ever. From offering a live product preview to facilitating conditional logic, the app is packed with features designed to give your Shopify store an edge.

For detailed step-by-step instructions and more, visit the official 'Live Product Options' page on Shopify.

Elevate your Shopify store's product customization game. Dive into a world of endless possibilities with the 'Live Product Options' app. Try it now and experience the transformation first-hand!

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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