How to Add Interactive Live Previews to Products on Your Shopify Page

How to Add Interactive Live Previews to Products on Your Shopify Page


If you're running a Shopify store, you've likely faced the challenge of visually representing your products in a way that meets customer expectations. The problem is that static images or pre-set configurations often fall short of conveying the customizability and dynamism of a product. This is where Interactive Live Previews can make a world of difference. Primarily beneficial for businesses selling customizable products, this feature allows your customers to see changes in real time as they personalize their orders. Read on to find out how you can add this exciting feature to your Shopify page.

Solution with " Live product option" Shopify app

Shopify app - Live Product Options
Step 1: Install the App and Complete the Onboarding Process
To start, click here to download our app and follow the straightforward onboarding instructions. Think of it as creating a social media profile; it's that simple!

Step 2: Select Your Product
After installation, go to the 'New Product' section marked with a Plus sign. Here, select either a single product or multiple products that you wish to feature with Interactive Live Previews. Click on 'Select Product' with the search icon to proceed.

Step 3: Add Product Options
Next, you'll see an option labeled 'Add Options' with a Plus sign. Click on it.

To enable customers to upload an image that will appear directly on the product, click on 'Upload' under the 'Type' section. Customize the name, label, and advanced settings as needed. You can even set an upload size limit (up to 10 MB).

Step 4: Enable Live Preview
Scroll down to find the 'Live Preview' option and enable it. Below that, click on the 'Add Layer' button with a Plus sign. Select the 'Upload' type, which will directly link to the upload feature we configured earlier. Customers' uploaded images will now appear live on the product.

Step 5: Advanced Settings
Under advanced settings, you'll find an area for configuration. Click on the box and resize it to indicate where customers can place their images. For interactivity, enable 'Resizable,' allowing customers to alter the image size according to their preferences.

Step 6: Activate and Save
Once satisfied with your settings, scroll up to click the 'Enable' button. Don't forget to save your changes and preview your product page.

If you encounter any issues, our customer support and extensive FAQ section are readily available.

This live preview feature is just the tip of the iceberg. The app offers much more, from SVG file options to complex custom pricing formulas. Stay tuned for future blog posts explaining these advanced features.


To sum it up, adding an Interactive Live Preview to your Shopify store not only enriches the user experience but also showcases your product's flexibility. Our Live Product Options app is an efficient, fast, and reliable way to achieve this. So why wait? Transform your Shopify store today and take customer engagement to the next level!

Click here to add Interactive Live Previews to your Shopify store now!

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.

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