Instagram To Soon Allow You Create Posts On Desktop

The team behind Instagram has been making its features exclusive to its mobile app, including one of its core functionalities – the ability to create and edit posts. Well, for years now, desktop users have been looking for a way to do so. According to a developer and tipster on Twitter, Instagram is about to let you create and edit posts from the desktop site.

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He also shared a couple of mockups of how the feature would work. Supposedly, the desktop site will let you drag and drop photos and videos, crop, apply filters, tag people and locations, and the overall UI looks quite similar to the app’s.

There’s still no word on when we can expect the long-awaited functionality but it’s currently being tested internally. Also, by the time of release, some details may change.

How To Create Posts In Instagram Via Facebook Creator Suite

Honestly, there is a way allowing users to create Instagram posts from desktop. For this, you have to use Facebook Creator Suite. You just have to follow the instructions to get the job done:

To upload and post content to your Instagram feed through Creator Studio:

  1. Click Create Post.
  2. Click Instagram feed.
  3. If you have more than one Instagram account connected, select the account you want to post to.
  4. Add a caption (max. of 2,200 characters, 30 mentions and 30 hashtags) and add a location (optional).
  5. Click Add content to choose the photos or videos you’d like to post. Next, choose between these two options:
    • Click From file upload to upload new content. Learn more about image resolution and aspect ratios on Instagram.
    • Click From Facebook Page to post content that you’ve already shared on your Facebook.

To Tag Accounts In Your Photo:

  1. Select on the bottom of your photo.
  2. Type the account name.
  3. Select Save.

To Crop Photos:

  1. Select on the bottom of your photo.
  2. Adjust the photo.
  3. Select Save.

To Tag A Business Partner For A Branded Post:

  1. Select Advanced settings.
  2. Type the name of the partner’s account in the Search for a business partner…
  3. Select the business partner.
  4. If you want to simultaneously post this content to the Facebook Page connected to your Instagram account, tick the box next to your Page under Post to Facebook.
    • You can add additional details to your Facebook post after you publish to Instagram.
  5. Click Publish.


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