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Allow buyers to personalize the printed products by themselves (by adding custom text, uploading photos, choosing photo options) is a great way to increase conversion rate of any shops. ShopBase and PrintBase officially provide feature named Personalized Campaign which could help you easily create your own print on demand products.

In this article:

A. Types of personalized campaigns are supported

B. How to create a personalized campaign

C. How to process a personalized order

D. Unique features, design effects of personalized campaigns


A. Types of personalized campaigns are supported

Customize text

Buyers could change text in the product's design. It's suitable for campaigns which's related to adding name of family's members (to sell in Mother, Father Day), names of couples, names of pets, etc.

Demo campaign of customizing text


Upload personal images to the product's design

Buyers are able to upload their own images from their computers or mobile phones to replace some contents of the product design. Sellers could consider this feature for campaigns having photos of family, anniversaries, wedding day, dating day, etc.

Demo campaign of uploading images and customizing text


Select image, text options

Buyer could choose options from a well prepared image and text list provided by the seller, instead of manually adding by themselves. This feature suits sophisticated campaigns in which buyers have ability to select the characters, hair colors, genders from the options you design.

Demo campaign of selecting images, text


B. How to create a personalized campaign

Prepare the design file in Photoshop (.psd files) having properly aligned layers. For example, if you want the text being centered, left aligned on the design, then the layer on the PSD file also needs the same alignment.



Ensure that the color mode of the PSD file is RGB

Ensure that the color mode of the PSD file is RGB

Make sure the PSD file's size (width and length) matches the print file's size (artwork) of the product you are designing. For example, for quilt products, the size of PSD file is 5000 x 5500 pixels.

In the Admin board of PrintBase or PrintHub app, go to Artwork Library

Click on Upload artworks and choose your PSD file to start uploading

It will take a few seconds or minutes for the system to process the PSD file. The processing time depends on the size and level of the PSD file.

Prepare the font file in your computer, select the uploaded PSD file, then choose Custom Option menu and upload it in the font's section as below:

You can upload font in each custom option and they can be used for all personalization assets

Add custom font

In Custom Option menu, you can create custom fields to add text, upload images for buyers.

Add custom options

Add custom options. For example, if you want your design could display text box for buyers to fill in, you could configure as the following image and remember to select your uploaded font style.

Configure custom options

Choose the items (T-shirts, tumblers,etc) to apply the artwork and continue the process as the normal campaign

How to create various sophisticated campaigns.

If campaigns have many complicated options, you could check out how to create a personalized campaign to customize text and images

C. How to process a personalized order

For PrintBase, personalized orders will be automatically processed by PrintBase within 48 working hours to be ready for production.
For ShopBase, after you have created a personalized campaign with PrintHub, you could choose automatically fulfilling with PrintHub so that the system will automatically process the orders within 48 hours. Or if you do not want to fulfill the orders by PrintHub, you can export the orders, create your own print files and fulfill through your supplier as usual.

D. Unique features, design effects of personalized campaigns

Supports all complex Photoshop effects

By using modern technology to process PSD files, personalized features of PrintBase and PrintHub support all special effects such as patterns or masks of Photoshop. So, you can create special designs such as create curved text, make the display color more diverse, create the text shadow which help your store leverage sales, conversion rates, and satisfy buyers with product quality.

Personalized features support complex Photoshop effects for customizing name

Buyers could preview the results of personalized product

After adding personalized text, selecting and uploading images, buyers could preview the result with preview design feature.

Please note that if the PSD file of the campaign uses complex effects that web technology does not support such as curved texts, mask patterns, etc., the live preview feature will not be enabled for that campaign. Besides, currently supported preview personalization on storefront including: All Apparel Products (2D), Tumbler 20oz, Canvas (Portrait, Square, Landscape), Tote bag, Bedding Set, Quilt, Rug, Round Carpet and Mug.

If you need help in creating a personalized campaign, please don't hesitate to contact the PrintBase and ShopBase support teams.

Photoshop effects that PrintBase Live Preview doesn't support yet

When working with your designer team on the artworks, if you want to have the live preview feature enabled, make sure you don't use the below Photoshop Effects

Rotated, Curved text, image layer (will support in the future)

Text layer with type options

Supported Type Options
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