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

Last Updated about a month 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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