Explanation of the setting options for MBA

After you have opened the settings in the upload area of the tool, select MBA on the left of the Settings window.


The general MBA settings refer to settings that you choose mostly once. These settings apply to all imported designs that are in the workspace when the upload process starts.

Trademark Blacklist

This button will take you to the blacklist of MBA. It is designed to enter words that you want LazyMerch to warn you about.

Auto Login and Relog

In the Auto Login and Relog section you can enter your login data to MBA, so that the tool can log you in automatically if you are logged out. You don't have to enter your data here and can enter it yourself in the browser when you start the upload. However, if you don't enter them, LazyMerch may not be able to continue during the upload if a relog is necessary. If you do enter them, be assured that the data is in good hands, as it will be backed up locally on your device and will not be transmitted to us or anyone else at any time.

Remove Whitespace

The Remove Whitespace option provides the removal of transparent background around your design element. This is useful if your design element was not originally center-aligned, but you want it to be vertically and horizontally centered on MBA. Remove Whitespace can be enabled for multiple resolutions. These resolutions are based on MBA's products.

Removing the whitespace only works if you're uploading with the LazyConverter setting set to on.

Use MBA Translation

If the MBA translating option is enabled and the only imported language is English, we will enable the MBA translation during the upload process. If you import or add listings in another language than EN, this setting will be ignored.

Delay After Price Input

Here you can set how long the tool should wait after entering the prices to continue with the next steps.

Publish Option

Decide how the designs shall be published. You can choose between Draft and Live.

Use Lazy Converter

MBA can now apply a single design of virtually any resolution to all products. Previously, this was not the case, so images had to be converted to a specific resolution.

If Lazy Converter is enabled, it will use the old way and convert your design to MBA's recommended resolutions. The scaling option from your Product Settings will only be applied during conversion if the image is not in the recommended resolution for a specific product. Designs converted by LazyMerch will be adjusted to the product using the Fill option at MBA.

If this option is disabled, your specified design will be uploaded to all products, the scaling values from your Product Settings template will be applied at MBA, and then the horizontal and vertical centering on MBA will be selected.

To clarify the difference:

LazyConverter ONLazyConverter OFF

your image will be adjusted to the ideal resolution of all activated products before uploading

your image will be added to Amazon's upload mask and they will match it to the activated products

Remove Whitespace setting can be applied

Remove Whitespace setting will be ignored

Scaling values from the Product Settings refer to the conversions, i.e. how much space the source image should take up on the new resolution

Scaling values from the Product Settings refer to the scaling option at MBA

all images are placed on the products with the "Fill" option

the image will be placed on the products, the given scaling values will be applied and then the buttons for horizontal and vertical centering will be clicked

Make sure to import design files when using the Lazy Converter otherwise we don't know what to convert. This is important to know when it comes to an Update process. If Lazy Converter is on, we also can remove the whitespace for you.

Truncate Too Long Text

If this option is enabled, your listings will be shortened during the upload if they are too long.

Use JS Inputs

If this option is enabled, your input will be done via JavaScript commands. The input is no longer keystroke by keystroke but more like a copy/paste process. This makes the upload process much faster.

Be aware that this type of input no longer imitates a real user. It is an option to optimize the upload speed. In theory, the risk of the automation being detected is higher.


The Template Settings are used to create templates that should cover your needs in terms of activated products, marketplaces, colors and scaling values. These templates can later be applied to your designs. Helpful steps in assigning and handling templates might be the Product Settings icon from the Design Area or the Export functionality.

Select Template

To be able to manage and edit the existing template settings, it needs this area:

  • Template Dropdown - choose from existing template settings

  • Add Icon - create new templates by clicking on the + icon. When creating new templates you can also copy the settings from existing templates

  • Edit - edit the name of the selected template setting

  • Delete - delete the selected template

The first template in your list is called "Default" by default. These template settings serve as a fallback source of information if you load incomplete data into the tool. You should therefore edit the default template once according to your wishes.

Product Settings

The Product Settings are the core of your templates. From this area comes all the information regarding selected products, marketplaces, prices, colors and scaling values.

Next to the product name there is an icon showing an arrow pointing to the right. When you click it, the product line expands and you can choose settings for this product. In the following you can see this for the standard t-shirt.

Now you can select the desired settings for all your products or activate and deactivate them for marketplaces using the checkboxes in the table.

A scaling value of 0 causes LazyMerch to take the default value suggested by MBA. Values from 1-100 will be set at the scale slider on MBA.

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