instagram stories bookends

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Bookend is the last screen of your story. It is inspired by the Google AMP story format, that is used to add additional links to provide your story viewers more content to read after the story ends.

The Bookends are part of our EmbedStories platform and you can create different bookends for every Instagram story that you publish on your website.

To create your first booked, first you will need to log in to your EmbedStories account and follow the steps below:

  1. Click on ‘Bookends’ from the left menu
  2. Click ‘Create new’ Story bookend setup
  3. In the Bookend creator screen, add Bookend Articles by adding image, link and title for each article
  4. Click ‘Save’
    add bookend articles

Once you’ve created a bookend, you can apply it to a particular story or to an entire story widget that will show the bookend as a final screen of the story.

To apply the bookend to one story, just follow the steps below:

  1. Click on  ‘All Stories’ in the main left menu
  2. Click on the ‘Settings’ button next to the story you want to edit and
  3. Choose the Bookend you’ve just created from the drop-down menu below the story

story bookend

To apply the bookend to a story widget, just click on ‘Widgets’ in the left main menu and open your story widget that you want to edit.

In the right settings bar, find the ‘Select Bookends’ option and choose the Bookend you’ve just created. Click ‘Save’ and your story widget will display the selected bookend in the final screen.

select story bookend

Here is a preview of a Bookend:

bookend preview

If you still do not own an EmbedStories account, sign up for a free trial and embed your Instagram stories on your website, right now.

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Jane Uzunovski

Jane is head of business development at EmbedSocial, explores new market needs and helps the team to build solutions for new customer segments.