Detect colors from image link with the Image Color Detection service

Detect colors from image link with the Image Color Detection service in Productsup.

If your products are lacking accurate product color descriptions you can use the Image Color Detection service. It lets you analyze your image links and extract the top three displayed colors.

Note

Make sure you have set a product identifier to use this service.

This service will provide you both the hex code of the color alongside the name:

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Add the Image Color Detection service

In order to add the Image Color Detection service, you should:

  1. Navigate to your site

  2. Navigate to Data Services on the left-hand tab

  3. Click add service

  4. Add the Image Color Detection (BETA) service

  5. Give the service a name (if desired)

  6. Define a custom column prefix (if desired)

  7. Select whether to use the service on the import or intermediate level

    • the level refers to where your image links are found

  8. Click add

  9. Select the image column where your image links are found

  10. If you wish to exclude the background of your image from the analysis, you can enable Remove Background

  11. Select Save

Upon the successful setting up of the Image Color Detection service, new columns (based on the prefix you defined) will be created.

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Tip

The Image Color Detection service could take longer to process than a normal run of your site. For this reason, it is advised to not use it on a production site directly. Instead, you can run it in a second site and export the results as an additional feed into your live site.

Edit an existing Image Color Detection service

In order to edit settings for your Image Color Detection service, you should:

  1. Navigate to your site

  2. Navigate to Data Services on the left-hand tab

  3. Click on the settings wheel

Delete an existing Image Color Detection service

  1. Navigate to your site

  2. Navigate to Data Services on the left-hand tab

  3. Click on the settings wheel

  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click remove this service