The Most Popular Shopify Apps for Product Customization.
In previous blog, ‘Shopify vs Bigcommerce? Start your Business with the Best Shopping Cart‘ we have summarized various fundamental comparisons of both the platforms i.e. Shopify Vs Bigcommerse, to make it easier for you picking the best one for running your online webstore successfully.
Certainly ‘Shopify’ has gained many advantages over ‘Bigcommerce’ that helps to create Ecommerce websites in minimum possible time. Mostly the same core features are needed by E-commerce websites, and ‘Shopify’ readily provide all of them such as product search, products catalog, order placement, shopping cart, online payment, tracking order and many more.
You can further improve your out of the box Shopify experience by using the extensions or Shopify apps for product customization of your web store.
In Ecommerce, ‘Personalisation’ has always played a big role, but now a days ‘product customization’ is also becoming a big thing. Now, there are a number of product customization apps available on ‘Shopify App Store’.
In this blog, we are putting some light on the following most popular ‘Shopify Apps’ for product customization that will surely make your Shopify web store ahead of the game:
1. Product Customizer
Product customizer is a convenient-to-use Shopify app having outstanding customer service.
Product customizer, offers an unlimited customization options in a simple way for your online products. Here, your customers can enjoy some exciting features benefits for their products like file uploads, text boxes and drop down options etc.
Product customizer’s has a big part of ‘ShopStorm’s sales strategy as the core strength for their customer support service. They mainly focus on knowledge and friendly attitude of their customer support team. Beside that they also stress on the team’s willingness or happiness to assist clients during installation or solve any query.
Product Customizer provides following main selection of the features:
- As a part of an order it allows customers to fill in text.
Allows products customization with file upload fields i.e. canvas prints or photo retouching.
- Allows to add unlimited options or new option types to every product.
- Avoids any version-related confusion to save time by managing all products customization.
- Sets of customizations are quickly added to new products using saved sets of options.
A fixed-price of $5.99 per month is usually charged for Product Customizer app. Although, ShopStorm provides free weekly trial for this App.
2. Product Builder
Although, Shopify provides their users with product versions and options, but still it fails to offer the features to allow their users completely build their products. This need is completely fulfilled by the Product Builder App.
On their website, Product Builder App has also exemplified to fulfill Shopify merchants needs like seen something on car dealership sites to pick any car model, user picks the color choice, then picks style of wheel or may select any other additional option etc. and when user go through the final image, it visibly changes based on user selections.
This Product Builder App can make it possible as a Bold App that a Shopify merchant could only dream of.
Product Builder main features includes:
If a user need some clever conditional logic options, then this Bold App provides it by integrating all options. Also these clever conditions can be implemented on whole steps or even on the options just within the step. For example; There can be certain options for customers that can be seen on selecting Step 1, Step 2 options can be seen only when Step 1 choices are selected.
Options for 2D or 3D Images
Usually when a user select a product option, then a standard 2D or a series of 3D images effect appear in the preview panel. It can be seen here on Bold Apps’ test site. The provision to use 3D images is entirely optional. If any user is willing to use this feature then there is also provided a list of great photographers in the instructions page of App who can take the 3D images.
Track Your Inventory
There are plenty of choices available for users in the different steps. While creating options in the different steps, you can also link these options in your store with a specific product version.
This will assist you to track your inventory with a great transparency by attaching a price to your choice. You can also select your choice with the app for managing your inventory and even you can hide or ignore any option without inventory.
Product builder can be massively customizable. It is up to user who can either change basic settings by selecting few various current themes or if users has a good command over CSS then they can also completely customize the appearance of the builder.
Product Builder is also a fixed-price app and it costs as a standard $60.00 monthy. This Bold Apps offers a longer free trial that last for 30 days.
A unique selling proposition should be a major part of any good app like Qstomizer app. It is the only completely responsive product customizer app available on the Shopify App store. Now a days in m-commerce world any of your online store website needs to be responsive. Using Qstomizer as a responsive product builder is a good way to ensure and avoid losing your customer.
- Just like Product Builder App, here also you can integrate it smoothly in to the design of your current Shopify store site.
- It would be really interesting to know Qstomizer that how much time and work it saves for you.
- Without any manipulation, you can directly print a customer’s design. This app can build images of your customers designs in either formats i.e. jpeg or transparent PNG upto resolution of 2400×1750 px.
- You can also add automatic filters to the images uploaded by your clients i.e. Colored, Black and white, edges finder or a mixture of them.
- Customer can also directly upload these images via Instagram that is becoming popular socially online.
- Automatic multi-language functionality is an another great feature, using this customer can automatically detects and translates the builder into either of any desired language i.e. English, Italian, Portuguese, German, Spanish or French. A unique and great feature to globalise your business.
- This app is fully compatible with any browser and mainly created with the best possible practices using the latest technology such as CSS3 and HTML5.
Qstomizer price may vary from $19.99 to $49.99 per month. As per number of products you want to customise, orders you process in a month and storage space you require for customers images. However, it is free to use for 7 days.
4. Customization Engine
Customization Engine helps users to customize their web store products smoothly with lots of ease and fun. Also, it ensures improved customer experience and confidence to increase sales. Moreover, it saves customization time with a time setting product option.
- Customization engine helps to make your products store unique by adding a many customization options to enhance sales.
- A live preview can be generated for instant gratification to your customers that shows their product customizations as unique items.
- It provides a solid base to increase sales by improving the customer experience and confidence.
- It allows your customers to see a live preview of their customization for a better buying experience and it will to develop their more trust on your store.
- Customization Engine allows your clients a visualization of changed products that most other customization apps do not offer.
Time saving to set up product options
- It can be a bit complicated to add customization to your products, while showing a preview of it to your customers. But you can make this process easy and smooth.
- Customization Engine can saves your plenty of time to avoid entering complicated code to your templates manually.
- It is super-flexible and can be best utilized with any type of your product irrespective of its shape and color.
Available Product Customizing Options Are:
- Static Text
- Custom Text
- Select Text
- Images Thumbnails
- Static Images
- And much more…
Basic Monthly Plan $19.99 Includes:
- File Storage: 500MB
- Custom images: 5MB
- Customer’s orders visual recreation.
Intermediate Monthly Plan $39.99 Includes:
- File Storage: 1GB.
- Custom images: 20MB.
- Customer’s orders visual recreation.
- Image Rendering for Customization.
All options discussed above have their own unique traits and available to choose as per your Shopify store site need and differing in budgets.
We hope this blog post would help you to make the decision easier for you. If yes, then reach us to let us know!
Following are the customization and development tasks TBI can undertake for you:
- Developing and configuring Shopify store from scratch.
- Customization of Shopify Theme i.e. look & feel.
- Customization of Shopify page i.e. adding cart Page with custom fields, checkout page and many similar customization.
- Enhancement of Shopify behavior i.e. Sending information out of Shopify using Shopify web-hooks into other systems.
- Integrating Shopify API with 3rd party systems.
- Configuring Shopify Widget. i.e. embedding Shopify store into external page.
At TBI our Shopify Ecommerce experts make it feasible for you to create full customizable products in your Shopify Webshop using Shopify extensions or Apps. If you want Shopify store product customization tools to be integrated in your website then please write us to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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