Adding Products to Shopify

Are you stuck or need a little nudge to finish uploading your products to your website?

Let us help you accomplish your goal! 

Click on “Apps” to open up your installed apps within Shopify. 

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Click on “CustomCat“.

You will be directed to CustomCat Admin page. 

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At the top of the page, you should see a grey bar including:

Design Library, Add Product, Product Catalog, Settings, and App Help

Click on Add Product“.


A new window will open up.

Select your decorative method.

CustomCat offers 3 decorative methods.

  • Direct to Garment
  • Dye Sublimation
  • Embroidery

For the simplicity of this guide,  we will select  “Direct to Garment“. 

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Next, select design placement. 

CustomCat offers 5 design placements. 

  • Front Only
  • Left Chest Only
  • Back Only
  • Left Chest and Back 
  • Front and Back

For this blog purpose, we will select “Front Only“.

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Next, select your products. 

You can search for products by:

  • Gender 
  • Product
  • Brand
  • --Sort By--

Once you have decided what product you want to go with, hover over the product until you see Click to Edit/Add.

Click on “Click to Edit/Add“.


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You will be redirected to a pop-up page where you will be allowed to make edits.

  • Rename your product title
  • Choose colors and sizes
  • Edit your product description
  • Add product tags
  • Assign to a collection 

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You can create up to  100 variants for a single product.

Still confused?

Check out Variants in Shopify help center for more information.  

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Once you all set with your edits, click on “Save Product“. 

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Click on “Next.

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A new pop-up window will open. Click on “Continue Without Saving“. 

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You will be redirected to a page to select your design.

Like we previously did with the product, hover over the desired design that you would like to use.

Click on “Click to Add“.

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Proceed to click on “Next“. 

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Within “Product Details” you have the ability to add or remove colors or/and sizes based on your needs.

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Design Position” is another great tool where you can reposition your design manually. 

You have three choices. 

  • Full Front
  • Left Chest
  • Customize 

With Customize option you can scale and use arrows keys to reposition your design based on your preference as well as review your design in a different color. 

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Once everything is all set just the way you want it, click  “Export Settings“.

Select “Export Product Description” to publish directly to your website without being hidden.

Upload as PNG as opposed to JPEG and select “Filename + Product/Group Title“.

Click “Save“. 

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Lastly, click “Export” to upload your products directly to your website. 

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