Shopify Product Media Element | How to Use with PageFly

About The Product Media ElementClick to copy

Summary: Shopify Product Media element is designed to display your Shopify products on your page. You can use the Product Media element to showcase your products with images, videos, and 3D models.

You can check more details in the video tutorial below.

Product Media consists of 2 sub-elements, which are Main Media and Media List. Learn how to access and configure each sub-element in these section:

  • Main Media
  • Media List

How To Access The Product Media ElementClick to copy

  • Step 1: From PageFly’s Dashboard, go to the page listing and choose the page you want to edit
  • Step 2: In the Editor, on the left sidebar, click on Add Shopify element
  • Step 3: Click on the Product Media element in the dropdown menu
  • Step 4: Drag and drop the element into the page editor and then start editing

You can also access the Product Media element by searching it in the Search box.

Note: You can use the Product Media element on any non-product page or use it on a product page. However, it needs to be nested inside the Product Details section.

The Product Media element comes with three common variants. To showcase products in more exciting ways, the Product Media element supports three media types which are:

  • Image
  • 3D Model
  • Video

How To Configure For Product Media ElementClick to copy

When clicking on the Product Media element, you will see various types of parameters that help you fine-tune the look however you want.

General SettingsClick to copy

The General tab is where you find all the customizations to set up your product media.

  • Product Source

When you drag and drop the Product Media element into the editor page, there are 2 choices for the Product Source option for you to choose from:

    • Auto: The product that was assigned to this page through Page Assignment will be displayed in the page editor.
    • Custom Product: You can choose Custom Product and select the product you want.

Note: If you are on the Product Page and use the Product Media element, then you can choose the Product Source option. If you are on a Regular Page and use this element, the Product Source option is disabled and the Custom Product is chosen by default.
  • Enable Full Width

By enabling the full-width option, the media will take the full-width size of the screen. Otherwise, you can adjust the media width by dragging the black dot or by entering a number in the box on the right.

  • Main Media Source

There are two options in the drop-down menu:

    • Featured Media: show the media in the Media section of the product inside Shopify. To change the featured media, go to the product details in your Shopify admin.
    • First Variant Media: show the first variant media of the product you set inside Shopify.

Note: The First Variant Media feature only works on the live page.

If you want to make any changes, go to the Shopify admin > Click on Products > Choose All Products > Select the product you want to edit. You can add/change product images and its orders.

  •  Show Media List

You can choose to show the media list by choosing Yes. If you want to hide it, select No.

  • Media List Position: You can choose the position for the list with 4 choices: Top, Right, Bottom, and Left.

  • Show Badge

A product badge dynamically displays the discounts and limited stock remaining.

If you want to show badge on your product media, enable Show Badge option. There are 4 positions for you to choose: Top Left, Top Right, Bottom Left, and Bottom Right.

For further details about ATTRIBUTES, VISIBILITY, ANIMATION parameters, check out this article.

Note: For Laptop, Tablet & Mobile view, when the users have not made any changes for media width, ratio or show media list—it will show the state of unset and inherit from All Devices.

Styling SettingsClick to copy

You can get further information about SPACING, BACKGROUND, BORDER, DISPLAY, CUSTOM CSS parameters here

How To Configure Main Media Sub-Element In Product Media?Click to copy

Main Media is a sub-element of Project Media. You can access the main media by clicking on the largest product picture in the Product Media element:

General SettingsClick to copy

  • Media Ratio

There are three types for you to choose from:

    • Original: Media will show in original size

    • Square : Media will be shown in square shape

    • Custom : You can adjust height of the media

  • Media Object Fit

In Square and Custom type, you can resize media to fit its container:

CoverMedia will stretch to fit with the container
ContainMedia will squeeze to stay inside its container

Note: This option is disabled if you choose the original media ratio.
  • Media Position

In Square and Custom types, you can select the position for the media inside its container.

Note: If you choose the original media ratio, this option is disabled.
  • Media Hover Action

There are 3 options for you to choose from which are:

None Choose this option if you don’t want the product media to be hover
Enable Image MagnifierEach media list of the product media will be magnified when you hover on each of them.
Show Hover ImageWhen mouse over on the product media element, the hover media will replace the default media after 0.3s delay. There are 4 types of hovering to select
  • Next Image: Show the next image of the featured media.
  • Last Image: Show the last image of the featured media.
  • Random Image: Show random an image of the featured media.
  • All Images: Show multiple media when moving the mouse cursor on the product media.

 

Note that Media hover action will NOT work on touch-based devices like tablets or smartphones.

  • Media Click Action

There are 3 options to choose from when clicking on the product media:

NoneChoose this option if you don’t want to have any changes when clicking on the media
Link to ProductChoose this option if you want to link the image to the corresponding product
Show Media GalleryChoose the option if you want to view full-screen with taps/clicks on the media

On the Mobile device, you can double-tap to zoom in the product media and double-tap again to zoom out.

  • Navigation Type

There are 5 options for Navigation Type that you can choose from.

Note: The Navigation 1 style is the default option.
  • Pagination Type

There are 3 styles for you to set up.

Styling SettingsClick to copy

You can get further information about SPACING, BACKGROUND, BORDER, DISPLAY, CUSTOM CSS parameters here

How To Configure Media List Sub-Element In Product Media?Click to copy

Media list is a sub-element of Project Media. You can access the media list by clicking on the section where many product images are displayed in the Product Media element:

General SettingsClick to copy

  • Media List Layout

You can choose the media list layout, which will be displayed in 2 options: Slideshow or Grid.

  • Item(s) per Row (for Grid layout only): You can set up the number of items displayed in a column here. The maximum number is 12 items
  • Item Spacing (for Grid layout only): Adjust the slider to customize the spacing between each item. The maximum spacing is 100px

  • Item(s) displayed (For Slideshow Layout Only): Customize how many items will be displayed within a column. The maximum number is 12 items
  • Item(s) to scroll (For Slideshow Layout Only): You can adjust the number of items per scroll here
  • Item(s) spacing (For Slideshow Layout Only): Adjust the slider to customize the spacing between each item. The maximum spacing is 100px

  • Display Partial Items (For Slideshow Layout Only): Click on Yes if you want to make the previous & next item(s) partially visible.

  • Navigation Type (For Slideshow Layout Only): This option adds a navigation arrow icon to the media list. There are 5 options for Navigation Type as you can see in the picture below.

Styling SettingsClick to copy

You can get further information about SPACING, BACKGROUND, BORDER, DISPLAY, CUSTOM CSS parameters here

How To Configure Media List Item Sub-Element In Product Media?Click to copy

Media list item is a sub-element of media list. When you click on the Media List Item, in the right sidebar, the Styling tab will display many parameters to customize the media.

There are 3 styling options including:

  • Normal state
  • Mouse over state
  • Active / Selected state

BorderClick to copy

  • Border Style: You can choose one of 4 border styles for each state. Click on the More Settings button to set up the Border Width and Border Radius.

Note: The Border Width option is available when you choose the Mouse over state or Active / Selected state.
  • Border Color: You can also change the border-top color to fit your store design.

EffectsClick to copy

  • Opacity: You can adjust the opacity by dragging this bar

  • Shadow: Turn on this option if you want to drop the shadow effect on your media.

You can get further information about ATTRIBUTES, VISIBILITY parameters here

Common CasesClick to copy

How To Change Product Media?Click to copy

PageFly only uses product data configured in Shopify so if you want to change product media, you need to do it in Shopify, not in PageFly.

  • Step 1: Go to Shopify admin > Product > Select a product
  • Step 2: Change the media of selected product by clicking edit in the media section

How To Reorder Product Media?Click to copy

PageFly only uses product data configured in Shopify so if you want to change the order of product media, you need to do it in Shopify, not in PageFly.

  • Step 1: Go to Shopify admin > Product > Select a product

  • Step 2: Drag product media to desired position

Best Practices For Using Product MediaClick to copy

  • Use high-resolution product images (main image and zoom functionality if available) that showcase the product from multiple angles and in use (if applicable)
  •  Ensure product images clearly display important details like size, color variations, textures, and functionality
  • Place the product media element prominently on product pages, ideally near the “Add to Cart” button

Frequently Asked QuestionsClick to copy

What Is Product Media Shopify?Click to copy

There are three types of product media:  images, 3D models and videos.

What Size Is Shopify Product Media?Click to copy

Up to 4472 x 4472 px, or 20 megapixels, maximum of 20mb.

How Many Product Images Shopify?Click to copy

Up to 250 photos for one product, as it can be in .png, .gif and .jpg formats.

Additional ResourcesClick to copy

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