To put a link in your Instagram bio, simply go onto your Instagram page and click “Edit Profile”. Then add your link under “Website”, as highlighted above. Instagram will automatically turn the URL address you enter into a clickable link. Then, press the check mark to save any changes to your profile.
Instagram users can, and often do, share links by cutting and pasting text links in captions and comments, but there is no direct linking allowed on Instagram. If you paste a link into a post, your followers have to copy and paste the link into their web browser address bar.
How do you put a link on Instagram 2020 stories?
- Upload a photo or video to your story on Instagram.
- In the Story editor, click on the chain icon in the top right of the Story page.
- Click on the add URL button.
- Paste or type the URL that you would like to include in your story.
Why don’t I have the link option o my Instagram Story? It’s a question many people ask. Instagram says you’ve got to have 10k followers in order to be granted clickable links. … Read on to discover our cool hack for adding links to your Instagram Stories without the need to have 10,000 followers.
The Instagram Story link tool is just one way you can spice up your Instagram Story. The link feature lets you drop a hyperlink directly into your Story, pointing watchers to websites, news articles, videos, and more. To access it, all your followers have to do is swipe up on your Story and they’ll be redirected.
You can add links to your stories by using Instagram’s new clickable link sticker. The new link sticker is much more visible, and can be added anywhere on a story.
Follow the steps to take advantage of it!
- Add a picture on your Story.
- Include a call to action button design, such as “click here” Shop Now” etc.
- Add the @mention sticker over the added button.
- Set the sticker’s color.
- Mention the Instagram account you want to promote.
- Resize the mention.
Why can’t I add my website to Instagram?
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.
Yeah, that’s right, people were not able to access the link sticker option on an Instagram story is because either the Instagram account was not officially been verified by Instagram or the account did not have at least 10.000 followers.