The print app is the perfect choice for business owners who are talented in creating innovative designs or even those who deal with professional designers.
In this article:
- How to install Printful App.
- How to create an account with Printful platform.
- How to add the products from my Printful account into my Store.
- How to Integrate my store with Printful.
Printful provides you with many products that you can link your designs with, such as (T-shirts, caps, mugs and so many more products), Then you can display them in your store. Printful also prints your design on the selected product, packs it and prints your store logo on the envelope, and then ships it to your customers.
How to install Printful App:
First, go to Apps & Services from your store’s dashboard.
Then, search for (Printful app).
Open the app and install it.
How to create an account with Printful platform:
In order to be able to use Printful app, you will need to have an account with them, you can create an account by clicking on (Register now).
You will be directed to Printful website. To create an account, click on the (sign up) button.
Then choose the method that you prefer to use to create the account, for example by e-mail.
Fill in the required details such as name, email and password, then agree to terms and conditions, then click on the Sign Up button.
You will be asked then about the reason for joining Printful. Choose the most relevant answer.
Then click on Finish.
Now you have a Printful account, the second step is the email verification. Click here to confirm the email as shown in the following image:
The verification link has been sent to your email.
Go to your mailbox and click on the verification link.
You will be directed back to your Printful account and this confirmation message will be displayed:
The 3rd step is to create a product template, click on "Create your first product template" There’s also a product template example to help you figure out what the template looks like in detail.
There are many products that you can choose from, such as (men's clothing, women's clothing, Kids & Youth clothing, etc.) We will choose men's clothing as an example:
There are many options in the men's clothing category (T-shirts, jackets, sports shirts and so on). We will choose T-shirts:
There are many different options and designs that we can choose from. We will choose the preferred design.
Now that we have chosen the product, you will be directed to this page, from which you can upload your design and choose where you wish for it to be printed such as the front back, inside or outside label, on the left or the right sleeve. And so on. You can also choose the shirt color
When you click on (Drop Your Design Here), you will be able to upload your design as shown in the following image.
After successfully uploading the image, it will be displayed on the T-shirt, and then you can control the design location on the T-shirt accurately. You will be given some hints about the dimensions of the design used, whether it is appropriate or still needs some adjustments. Watch this video to learn more about how to configure the dimensions and sizes for your designs to be printed in the best way.
Once the above is done, click on the Continue button:
Now you can review the product details after linking it with the design, Also, you can choose the desired colors. Then click on the (Save Product Template) button.
Now that you have added your products and designs, it's time to link your store with your account with Printful.
How to Integrate my store with Printful:
Go to (stores) from your Printful account.
Then choose (Manual order platform / API)
Type in your store’s name.
Then go to API section from your Printful account as shown in the following image:
Click on "Enable API Access"
This code is to be copied and then added in the designated field within the Printful App In your store.
Make sure that the Status is Enabled:
How to add the products from my Printful account into my Store:
When returning to the product template section. Select all the products that you wish to export to your store, then click on add to store option.
Now, specify the colors and sizes that you desire, then click on (proceed to mockups.
Choose the mockup that will be displayed on your storefront, then click on (proceed to details)
Next, you can type in the product name, then click on proceed to pricing.
In the last step, determine the profit margin that you desire, choose the method of calculating the profit, either with a specific price or a percentage. Printful deducts the cost of product material, printing, packaging and shipping, and you will get the difference in price as your profit, aferter determining the profit margin, click the "save product" button
A confirmation message will be displayed stating that the product is being added to your store.
When you return to the Printful application on your store, then the import section, you will be able to review the number of products in your Printful account, and you will be able to import the products to your store.
After you have imported the products, the following message will be displayed. You can reload the page later to check the products that have been imported into your store.
Products have been successfully imported into your store.
You can check the imported products by going to the products section, and the products will be displayed in your dashboard as shown in the following image.
You can also click on the preview button to check how the product is displayed on your storefront.