Question: How Do I Add A Clickable Link To Instagram?

Unlike Instagram stories, it is possible to add links to your Instagram posts.

However, it’s not exactly easy either.

You can type any URL you want in the caption of your photo, but it won’t link anywhere.

The only official way to add a link directly to your Instagram photo is to pay up..

Here’s what to do:Take a photo, or upload an image to your Story.In the Story editor, tap the link icon on the top of the screen (the one that looks like a chain).Tap +URL.Type in the URL of the website you want to link to.Tap “Done” on the upper right corner of the screen.

This is because Instagram doesn’t allow the use of links. There’s only one place Instagram will let you use a link and that’s in your bio. Compare this to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc. which all give you the opportunity to post links to external sites using hyperlinks in your captions.

Link not allowed Instagram has become quite cautious with that one precious link allowed in your bio. This is due to the amount of spam accounts they see. They’ll block certain websites known to be linked to by spammers in their profiles. They won’t allow links to websites with explicit content.

Why can’t I add a link to my Instagram Story 2020?

Why isn’t there a link button on my Instagram story? If your follower count is lesser than 10,000, or you’re not verified, or you don’t have a business account, you will not be able to add a link to your Story.

To link text to a URL:Add text.Click Edit Text.Enter your text such as “Go to website”.Select the text.Click the Link icon .Select Web Address.Enter the Web Address URL.Select whether the external URL opens in a New Window or in the Current Window.More items…

Here’s how to add a link to your Instagram Story for people to “swipe up” on:Log in to Instagram and tap the camera icon at the top left of your screen. … Take a photo or video in the app or choose from your camera roll. … Tap the link icon in the top middle of your screen. … Paste your link (either a URL or IGTV).More items…•

How to add a link to your Instagram story when you don’t have 10k followers.Use IGTV. … What should you use IGTV for? … Add shopping tags. … Pay to swipe. … Promote an Instagram Story. … Create story ads within ads manager. … So, thats how you can add a swipe up to Instagram stories without having 10,000 followers!