Creating DTG Products

1) LOG IN TO YOUR THROUGH6 CLIENT PORTAL

2) NAVIGATE TO YOUR PRODUCTS PAGE

3) START CREATING YOUR NEW DTG PRODUCT

Once you have landed on your products page, you can click “create new DTG product”.

There, you will select the style you want to create product from using the drop-down menu. You can reach out if you would like additional DTG styles added to your Client Portal.

Click “Next”.

Check which color ways and sizes you want your new product to be available in. By default, all will be checked.

Select your print placement and add your art name.

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Click “Next”.

Download your artboard(s) – each print placement will have its own artboard to download.

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3) USE PHOTOSHOP TO PLACE YOUR ARTWORK

Open the design template using Photoshop.

Position your artwork anywhere within the artboard guides (see instructions in the design template).

Don’t forget to crop the artboard to the bottom of the image, once complete!

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Use the blue guide lines to help you crop the artboard - just follow the screenshots provided below.

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Save your files in PNG format.

A new window will pop up and ask you for more save settings. Save as follows:

  • File Size: Large file size (Fastest saving).
  • Interlacing: Leave unchecked.

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4) FINISH CREATING YOUR DTG PRODUCT

Return to your Through6 Client Portal, where you began creating your product and upload your PNG art file by clicking “Select Files…”.

Once your art file has uploaded, it will show a preview.

Click “Next”.

Don’t worry - If you closed the window, while you were placing your artwork, you can repeat steps 1 & 2.  

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You can now link your product to Shopify by adding some basic information in the fields shown below and clicking “Create Shopify Product”.

If you want to add your product to Shopify manually, you can click “Skip Adding Product to Shopify”.

To add your product to Shopify manually, you will need to input the SKU that is provided on your Client Portal product page, to your Shopify product page. Simply copy and paste the SKU from your Through6 product page to your Shopify product page. Alternatively, you can export your SKUs to an excel document using the "export to excel" feature on your Client Portal, and import those SKUs to your Shopify product listing(s).

You will be able to view the SKUs for each size in the “Product Variants” section shown below.

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Once complete, your product view will show:

  • A preview of your art panel.
  • The size templates generated (TIP: sizes that have uploaded successfully will show green at the top of your screen).

You will be able to export your SKUs into an excel spreadsheet, re-upload design files, delete your product and create a new product from this window.

You can always come back to this window later, by clicking “view” on products listed in the “Products” page of your Client Portal.

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