What is Printarea
A print area is an area that can be printed on a POD product.
POD products can have different print-areas. For example, a mug usually has one print-area which is wrap-around the outside of the mug; while a T-shirt can have 2 print-areas: front & back...

Artwork will be placed within a print-area to send to fulfillment (see Locate artwork).

Therefore, printarea will decide the size of the order's design sent to fulfillment.
Also, printarea will be used to display artwork on product mockup.



Create a default Printarea
Choose a product base to edit
Click on button "New Printarea"
Add a key name for the printarea (eg. Front, Back, Side...)
Add width and height (in pixel).
Click on Save



Printarea name (printarea key)
Printarea name is used to identify where this printarea belongs to.
Some providers require the exact key name, like Front/Back, to print on correct position (check this article)

Printarea size
Input number of width and height in pixel. They should match the requirement of your fulfillment provider.

Where to find printarea guidelines of providers?

Number of printareas
Number of printareas depends on the product base.
For example: a tshirt can have an artwork on Front printarea, and another one on Back printarea.

In case a product base has different printarea size for each variants, please read this instructions: Custom Variant Printarea feature.

Set up printarea in Mockup
Edit a mockup in Product Base or in Campaign. Mockup Editor will appear.
Click on "Add Printarea" button to add the correct printarea to a mockup image.
For example: Add printarea "Front" to the mockup of the Tshirt's front side





Width and height when creating Printarea will fix the ratio of printarea in mockup.

For detailed instruction of Mockup Editor, please read this article: Mockup of Product Base.

Change Printarea in Order
If you make a change to printarea in Product base, this change will NOT apply to the order created before that.
But you can still change the printarea key & size of an order design in Order Details, to make sure it's correct before sending to fulfill.



Click on the printarea name or size to change it. The change will only apply to that order design.
After changing printarea size, remember to click the "Re-generate" button to render the order design in the new size.
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