Looking for the easiest way to post your Shopify products on Instagram automatically? If yes, then this blog is for you.

How to Post Your Shopify Products on Instagram

As, in this blog, you will get a step by step guide to integrate Shopify to Instagram. But before we begin, let’s know a wee bit about the software that we are about to integrate. Basically, Shopify is a subscription to a software service that offers you to create a website and use their shopping cart solution to sell, ship, and manage your products. Whereas, Instagram is a social media platform that emphasizes photo and video sharing via its mobile app.

Why Choose This Method Of Integration?

In contrast with other integration services-

  • Pabbly Connect does not charge you for its in-built apps like filters, Iterator, Router, Data transformer, and more
  • Create “Unlimited Workflows” and smoothly define multiple tasks for each action
  • As compared to other services which offer 750 tasks at $24.99, Pabbly Connect offers 50000 tasks in the starter plan of $29 itself
  • Unlike Zapier, there’s no restriction on features. Get access to advanced features even in the basic plan
  • Try before you buy! Before spending your money, you can actually signup & try out the working of Pabbly Connect for FREE

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Therefore, integrating these two services can help you post photos on Instagram automatically for the new Shopify products. We have also attached a video tutorial for this integration, have a look at it-

Now, the question is how you can integrate Shopify with Instagram? Well, the answer is quite simple and that is known as Pabbly Connect. It is one of the best integration and automation tools that can help you integrate unlimited premium applications, set unlimited triggers & actions, create infinite workflows, and so much more. Besides, to do so, you don’t even need to have any coding skills. Just integrate it once and relax, it will handle all the workload afterwards.

Moreover, you can access all the features even in its free plan. To get started with this amazing service, you just have to go to the Marketplace and search for the apps you want to use. Also, we have created a template for this integration to help you. Click the image below to begin.

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Hence, without wasting any more time, let’s begin with the steps to integrate Shopify to Instagram.

Step 1: Sign up to Pabbly Connect

Sign Up

We will start the process to post your Shopify products on Instagram by clicking on the ‘Sign Up Free’ icon on the Pabbly Connect home page. Next, either manually fill-up all the details or sign up using your Gmail account.

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Step 2: Access Pabbly Connect

Select Connect

Next, after logging into the account, click on the ‘Access Now’ button of the Connect section in the dashboard.

Step 3: Workflow for Shopify to Instagram Integration

(a) Start with a New Workflow

Create New Workflow

Start with creating a workflow for your project by clicking on the ‘Create Workflow’ button.

(b) Name the Workflow

Name the Workflow

Now, you need to name the workflow just like in the above-shown image. I named the workflow ‘Shopify to Instagram’, you can obviously name the workflow as per your requirements.

Step 4: Setting Trigger for Shopify to Instagram Integration

As soon as you are done naming your workflow, you will have to select the application you want to integrate. Pabbly Connect allows you to connect unlimited premium apps, create your free account now.

(a) Select Application you Want to Integrate

Select Shopify

Now, you have to select the application that you want to integrate. In this case, we are choosing ‘Shopify’ for integration. In the method section, select ‘New Product’.

(b) Copy the Webhook URL

Copy the Webhook URL

The next step is to copy the webhook URL which is appearing on the dashboard just like in the above-shown image.

Step 5: Connecting Shopify to Pabbly Connect

To connect Shopify to Pabbly Connect, you have to paste the copied Webhook URL in the software. For that, you have to log in to your Shopify account.

(a) Go to Shopify Settings

Shopify Settings

After login into the Shopify account, go to the ‘Settings’ section on the bottom of the dashboard.

(b) Click on Notifications

Shopify Notifications

Next, when you click on ‘Settings’, it will open up a tab with a different option. Just click on the ‘Notifications’ option to paste the Webhook URL.

(c) Move to Webhook Option

Create Webhook

Below in the ‘Notification’ tab, you will see the Webhook option, just click on the ‘Create Webhook’ button.

(d) Paste the Webhook URL

Paste the Webhook URL

As soon as you click on the ‘Create Webhook’ option, it will open up the window with a certain option. In ‘Event’, choose ‘Product Creation’ from the dropdown. Simply paste the copied URL in the ‘URL’ column. Lastly, click on ‘Save Webhook’ to save the setting.

Step 6: Add a Sample Product

To check this integration, we will add a dummy product in Shopify to capture the data.

(a) Capture the Webhook Response

Capture Webhook Response

Now, to capture the data from Shopify, click on the ‘Capture Webhook Response’ button in Pabbly Connect.

(b) Click on Products

Click on Products

To add a product, first, you have to click on the ‘Products’ option in your Shopify dashboard.

(c) Click on Add Product

Click on Add Product

Once you reach the products page, now click on the ‘Add Product’ button to add a new product.

(d) Add Details

Add Product Details Shopify

In this step, now you have to add all the required details of the product like name, features, images, etc.

(e) Add Product

Add Product Shopify

After filling in all the details, change the product status to ‘Active’ and hit the ‘Save’ button.

Step 7: Test the Response in Pabbly Connect Dashboard

Save the Webhook Response

Once you click on the ‘Save’ in Shopify, the product info will appear on the Pabbly Connect dashboard. Then, click on the ‘Save’ button.

Step 8: Setting Actions for Shopify to Instagram Integration

To make this Shopify-Instagram integration work, you have to choose two actions for your trigger. The first action is of Instagram to acquire the image ID from the trigger, and the second action is also of Instagram to post the product image online.

(a) Select Application you Want to Integrate

Select Instagram 1

Now in this step, click on the + button below and choose the application that you want to integrate. Here we will choose ‘Instagram for Business’ to integrate and in the method section select ‘Create Photo (Legacy)’.

(b) Click the Connect Button

Connect with Instagram 1

After choosing the application click on the ‘Connect with Instagram for Business’ button to move forward.

(c) Authorize Application

Authorize Application Instagram

To connect Instagram and Pabbly Connect, we need to authorize the application, therefore, we will again click on the ‘Connect with Instagram for Business’ button. After pressing the button, grant the permission to connect Instagram and Pabbly Connect.

(d) Map the Fields

Map the Fields 1

After connecting with your Instagram account, map up all the fields quickly like photo URL, caption, etc.

(e) Send Test Request

Send Test Request 1

Once you are done adding up all field data click on the ‘Save & Send Test Request’ button.

(f) Select Application you Want to Integrate

Select Instagram

After acquiring the image ID, now we have to select the second action. In this step, click on the + button below and choose the application that you want to integrate. Here we will choose ‘Instagram for Business’ to integrate and in the method section select ‘Publish Photo/Video (Legacy)’.

(g) Click the Connect Button

Connect with Instagram

After choosing the application click on the ‘Connect with Instagram for Business’ button to move forward.

Step 9: Connecting Instagram to Pabbly Connect

To connect Instagram with Pabbly Connect, you have to authorize the application. For that, you need to login to your Instagram account.

(a) Authorize Application

Authorize Application Instagram

Once you click on the connect button, a window will slide in from the right side, here again, we will click on the ‘Connect with Instagram for Business’ button and grant permission to integrate Instagram with Pabbly Connect.

(b) Map the Fields

Map the Fields 2

After connecting with your Instagram account, map all the fields quickly like image ID, account username, etc.

(c) Save and Send Test Request

Send Test Request 2

Once you are done adding up all field data click on the ‘Save & Send Test Request’ button.

Step 10: Check Response in Instagram Dashboard

Check Response

Finally, you can see that the product image is posted automatically in Instagram for the newly added product in Shopify.

Conclusion –

In the end, this was our take on ‘How to Post Your Shopify Products on Instagram’ automatically. Now you have understood how Pabbly Connect works and how it can help you in saving a lot of time and effort by allowing you to integrate any applications easily.

You just have to follow these simple steps and once the integration is done, then Pabbly Connect will do the rest for you. Thus, go ahead and signup for free to enjoy this amazing automation and integration service.

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