In this article you will learn:
- How to add images to products
- How to change the order of images and select the main image
- How to assign an image to a product variant
- How to add an ALT attribute to images
- Why does the colour of my images change when I add them to Shoplo?
- How to add images to product descriptions.
- Why are my images rotated when I upload them to my Dashboard?
How to add images to products
Go to ‘Products’> Click on the product > Scroll down to ‘Images’ and click on the ‘+’ sign.
You can also add photos when you create a new product.
Setting the order of the displayed images and selecting the main image.
Set the order of displayed images
In the ‘Images’ section, when editing the product, click on the top left corner of the image and drag it to the right place.
In the ‘Images’ section, select which image you want to see as the main image. Click on the three dots on the top right corner of the image and click ‘Main image’.
Assigning an image to a product variant
Click on the product you want to edit > Go to the Variants tab > Click on edit.
Then click on the arrow next to the photo and select the one that applies to this variant.
Adding ALT attribute to images
Click on the product you want to edit > Click on ‘Images’ > Click on the 3 dots within the photo you want to edit > click Edit. Change the Image ALT and click on ‘Save changes’.
If you want to set the global ALT parameter for all images (which don’t have an individual ALT), you can do this under the ‘Marketing’ section > SEO> Images SEO.
Why do my photos change colour when I add them to Shoplo?
If your photos change colour when displayed in the browser, they probably are in the wrong colour space. Change it to sRGB to solve this issue.
1) Open the photo in Adobe Photoshop
2) Select Edit -> Convert to profile …
3) Under ‘Destination Space’ add the following profile: sRGB ICE61966-2.1.
4) Save the photo.
And it’s ready 🙂
Adding images to product descriptions
You can also add images to product descriptions or to pages (e.g: Contact page). Remember that they will appear in the files section. For this reason, each image you add to your product description should have a different name. Otherwise, they will be overwritten.
Why are my images rotated when I upload them to my Dashboard?
Every image has encrypted information (metadata) about its position. Some browsers allow a rotated view of images, without any change to the metadata.
If you find your images being rotated when you didn’t ask for it, there is a simple and quick way to fix that. Just open the image in any graphic design software, like Adobe Photoshop, Gimp, Paint, etc. Save the image, upload to Shoplo and everything should be just fine.