4: Add Pins to pictures. Link pins to products in your shop

Last Updated 11 months ago

You can add pins to pictures in InstaShop. Pins can link to products in your store, making it easier for customers purchase products.




Add a Smart Pin

Smart Pins search your product database, adding a link, picture of the product. Smart pins are free to use but require installing and setting up the InstaShop WordPress plugin.Get Smart Pins Now.

NOTE - the plugin is now called SocialShop

If you do not want to use Smart Pins, scroll down to ADDING A STANDARD PIN


  • From the MANAGE FEED page, click on the picture you want to add a pin to.
  • In the pop-up box that appears...
  • Start typing the name of the product you want to link to in the 'PRODUCT NAME' box. As you type, InstaShop will start making recommendations based on your product database.
  • Once the product you want to link to appears, click on it.
  • (Optional) You can edit the product image URL is you want to link to a different picture
  • Add a call to action in the box titled 'BUTTON TITLE'. Something like ‘Buy now…’.
  • Click SAVE.
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Adding a Standard Pin

Standard Pins can link to a product in your store, or an external URL. With Standard pins you have to manually add pictures.

  • From the Manage Feed page...
  • Click the 'PIN' button directly below the picture, or the picture itself.
  • To add a pin, click where you want on the image. A pin will be added and a pop-up menu will appear.
  • Add a name to the 'PRODUCT NAME' box.
  • Add a link to your product in the PRODUCT URL box
  • Add a link to your product picture in the PRODUCT IMAGE URL box *
  • Add a call to action in the box titled 'BUTTON TITLE'. Something like ‘Buy now…’.
Adding details:
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Completed pin:
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* To get a a link to your product picture..
  • Go to your product page on your shop from
  • Right click on the primary product picture
  • Select 'Copy Link'
  • Paste the link into the PRODUCT IMAGE URL box
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To remove a pin

  • Click on the 'PIN' button below the picture you want to remove a pin from.
  • Click on the pin you want to remove.
  • On the pop up menu, click the 'TRASH' icon.
  • You pin will be removed.

GOOD TO KNOW:
  • You can add as many pins as you want to each picture
  • You can rename the button each time. InstaShop will remember the name of the last button to make adding pins quicker.

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