Magento Open Source 2.2.x


If you go to the expense of creating your own original product images, there is not much you can do to prevent unscrupulous competitors from stealing them with the click of a mouse. However, you can make them a less attractive target by placing a watermark on each image to identify them as your property. A watermark file can be either a .jpg (jpeg), .gif, or .png image. Both ,gif and .png formats support transparent layers, which can be used to give the watermark a transparent background.

The watermark used for the “small” image in the following example is a black logo with a transparent background, and saved as a .png file with the following settings:

  • Size:






Tiled Watermark