We're thrilled to announce that Instagram Business Accounts can now Auto-Post on PLANOLY! The days of having to do the extra step of pushing posts through on Instagram are now over. You can easily schedule your content and watch it magically appear on your grid without having to spend extra time to manually push it live on Instagram. Talk about a seamless and smooth workflow!This news changes the game, but there are some things that you need to know before you begin using this feature. Read on to find out Instagram's guidelines for the in's and out's of auto-posting via PLANOLY.
To Auto-Post, you must have an Instagram Business Account & authenticate your account through Facebook. It's easy to get started. Click here to set up your Business Account.NOTE: Creator Profiles cannot use the auto-post feature - only Instagram Business Accounts can use this feature.
You can post single images and video posts through Auto-Post. Enabled posting features include the following: User Tagging, Location Tagging, and 1st Comment. You cannot post Stories and Carousel Posts through Auto-Post. Posting features not included are the following: Instagram Shoppable Tags.
We want to ensure that the images and videos that you're sharing via our Auto-Post feature help tell the story that you're visualizing. In order for your content to not appear blurry or smaller and larger than the original image, we're laying out specifications and guidelines for you to follow when planning your content for Auto-Post below.IMAGE GUIDELINES: We support BMP, JPEG and PNG (as required by Instagram) for the Auto-Post feature along with the following image specifications:
VIDEO GUIDELINES:Please note, that only paid plans can upload and schedule Auto-Post videos, and your video files must be in either MOV or MP4. We're listing our additional video guidelines for auto-post for you below.
How to Enable Your Instagram Account to Auto-PostYou can enable Auto-Post on the PLANOLY APP or WEB.AUTO-POST ON WEB
Note: You can also enable 'Auto-Post' for FB by using the toggle under Facebook Auto-Post. Learn more about Auto-Posting to Facebook here.
PLANOLY Pro Tip: Don't forget to make sure that the automatically post to Instagram toggle is enabled for every post that you want to auto-post in order for it to go through.NOTE: If a post fails to auto-post, check Down Detector for live coverage of Instagram outages in your region.Still not sure? Get all the details on the App! Go to PLANOLY on MOBILE and tap on the three dots on the bottom right corner of your screen to access the main menu. Scroll down to the bottom and tap on AUTO POST INFO. Here, you can access everything that you need to know when it comes to Auto-Posting on Instagram. From how to set up your Instagram Business Account on IG, to creating Facebook Pages and more!