Getting started

1. Introduction

Colorlab offers a lot of functionality, use this guide to get started quickly.

Before we get started it is important you understand some basic terms which are used throughout this guide.

Visitors of your webshop that use the product customizer to customize your products.

Product customizer
The actual product editor that end-users will use to customize your products on your webshop.

The console
The back-office system behind the product customizer, this is the place for creating templates, managing orders and exporting ordered customizations.

Templates are the most important thing in Colorlab and control how the end-user will experience your product in the product customizer. Things like views (ex. front and back), customization options (image, text, artwork), background images and export settings can be configured using templates.

More on templates in our full guide: Templates

A customization represents a single design an end-user made on your webshop with the product customizer.

More on templates in our full guide: Customizations

2. Install the product customizer on your store

The installation procedure depends on the kind of webshop software you use.

More information is available on: Integrations

If you need any help, email us on

3. Creating your first template

Step-by-step guide

FAQ: My elements are visible outside my defined area

Initially elements are visible in the whole template. To assign an element to a specific area, click the cog icon next to the element, go to the step position and set Visible in to your area

The add to cart button on your product in Shopify will be changed to customize.

For non Shopify platforms the way of linking depends on the integration more information on: Integrations

Something unclear? Email for help.