Instagram Feed

In this article, you will learn how to create an Instagram feed.

Access to Instagram FeedClick to copy

Go to VIBE dashboard > Instagram Feed > click Add Instagram feed > start editing Instagram feed

Note: You need to connect your Instagram account to create an Instagram feed on VIBE. See the details here

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Feed listingClick to copy

All the feeds will be displayed in the feed listing when you saved them.

  • Title is displayed above the latest time you update your feed.
  • Status: Active or Draft
  • Feed ID: You will use Feed ID to add the feed to theme editor or page builder app
  • Auto-sync: On or off
  • Filter: you can sort the filters out and save them for future use.

You can also use Bulk Action feature to set active/ draft, update the date or delete the feeds.

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Instagram feed configurationClick to copy

When you create your Instagram feed, you need to set up for these configurations:

Feed title: It is required to put a feed title. instagram feed
Feed status

There are options you can set for the feed status:

  • Active: The user can choose the feed for the app block and display the feed on store pages
  • Draft: The user can still set up this source, but the feed will not be selected or displayed on app block on Shopify pages that use this feed
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Feed ID

You need to use Feed ID to add your VIBE Instagram Feed to theme editor or page builder.

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Post source

You can choose an Instagram account to show on your feeds here.

Note: You can connect multiple Instagram accounts in Instagram connection Preference but can only select one to display.

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Posts to use

The number of post to use is set as 9 by default. The maximum number of posts you can use is 150.

Show only posts with relevant tagged products on product pages

It automatically filters out posts containing tagged products that correspond to the product page

Auto-update recent posts

When checked, posts from the Post source will automatically update on the live feed on the storefront every 2 hours

When unchecked, posts from the Post source will not update on the live feed but will only follow the source at the time of clicking ‘Update data’.

How to tag a product?Click to copy

You can tag a product in order to help your customers make a purchase right on the feed:

Step 1: Hover on the image and click on Tag product

Step 2: A Tag product modal will appear and you can choose the products from the product list.

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How to pin to top or hide a post?

In Instagram posts, you can pin a post on top of the feed or choose to show or hide the post on the feed.

  • Pin a Post: Hover over the post you want to pin and click the pin icon. The post will move to the top of the feed.

  • Hide a Post: Hover over the post you want to hide and click the eye icon. The post will be hidden from the feed, but you can still see it in your own account.

How to install Instagram feed to your store?Click to copy

You can see the instructions on how to install Instagram feed to your Shopify store.

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