How to Integrate an Image Library into Your Shopify Product for Personalization and Customization

How to Integrate an Image Library into Your Shopify Product for Personalization and Customization.


Are you looking to elevate your Shopify store experience? Want to offer something that hooks your audience and converts visitors into customers? One powerful strategy is integrating an image library into your Shopify product pages for personalization and customization.

So, why do personalization and customization matter? Simple. Today's consumers crave a personalized shopping experience. They want products that resonate with them and feel uniquely theirs. When you offer customizable options, you’re not just selling a product; you're selling an experience. The impact on sales can be substantial. A recent study showed that personalization can lift sales by as much as 10%.

What's even more enticing is the fact that a personalized shopping experience makes your customers feel special. It gives them a reason to choose your Shopify store over hundreds of others. After all, why settle for generic when you can have something tailor-made?

That's where our Shopify app, Live Product Options, comes into play. It’s your go-to solution for integrating an image library that allows for easy customization.

Shopify app - Live Product Options
Solution with Live Product Options

Step 1: Install the App and Complete the Onboarding Process
Begin by installing the Live Product Options app. Click here to get started. The onboarding process is as straightforward as setting up a social media profile.

Step 2: Create a List for Your Image Library
Go to your app dashboard and click on 'Assets' from the menu. Create a new folder by clicking on 'New Folder'. Name your folder and hit 'Create'. Now, inside this folder, you’ll upload the designs or images that you wish your customers to choose from. The app allows you to upload files in various formats. Once done, click on 'Create List from Folder' and fill out the basic settings like text, price, or uploading a thumbnail. Hit 'Save List'.

Step 3: Select Your Product
Navigate to the 'New Product' option, marked with a Plus sign. Here you have the flexibility to apply this feature to either a single or multiple products. Once you've made your choice, click 'Select Product'.

Step 4: Add Your Image Library as an Option
Click on 'Add Option' and select 'Image Library'. From here, you can either add this to an existing category or create a new one altogether.

Step 5: Customize as You Like
The beauty of the Live Product Options app is that you can create as many lists as you desire, giving your customers an array of choices.

Step 6: Preview and Enable
Once you’re satisfied with the settings, click the 'Enable' button. Don't forget to hit 'Save'. You can preview how the product page will look to your customers and make any necessary adjustments.

Support and Additional Features

If you run into any issues or have questions, Live Product Options offers robust customer support and a comprehensive FAQ section. Moreover, the app is not just about image libraries. It has numerous other features like conditional logic, custom pricing formulas, and even SVG support for masking features, which we will discuss in a future blog.


Integrating an image library into your Shopify store isn’t just a cool feature; it’s a sales-driving, customer-pleasing powerhouse. With Live Product Options, you have a Shopify app that is not just efficient but also reliable.

So why wait? Elevate your Shopify store experience today. Turn generic product pages into customizable art with the Live Product Options app. You're not just adding a feature; you're creating an experience that will keep customers coming back for more.

Download Live Product Options now and start transforming your Shopify store today!

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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