Create Picturestories

How can I create a Picturestory?

From my computer

  • Click on the "Create Story" button which can be found on header
  • Enter details of your story
    • Fill in Title(mandatory)
    • Add some Intro text(optional)
    • Select a Category(mandatory)
  • Add slide(s) - A slide must consist of an Image or Video, you can add appropriate description with hashtags and optional Location info.
  • Click Preview button to preview the story
  • Click Publish button and select Public(to publish publicly) or Private(to publish privately)

From my mobile

  • Tap on the red "+" button in the center of bottom navigation bar
  • Enter details of your story
    • Fill in Title(mandatory)
    • Add some Intro text(optional)
    • Select a Category(mandatory)
    • Add slide(s) - A slide must consist of an Image or Video, you can add appropriate description with hashtags and optional Location info.
  • Tap Preview button to preview the story
  • Tap Publish button and select Public(to publish publicly) or Private(to publish privately)

How can I publish a public Picturestory?

From my computer

  • Click on the "Publish" button and you'll see "Public" and "Private" options
  • Select "Public" to publish publicly

From my mobile

  • Tap on the Publish icon and you'll see "Public" and "Private" options
  • Select "Public" to publish publicly

How can I create a private Picturestory?

  • While publishing select Private option to create a Private Picturestory

I clicked on create story, but I don't see a place to upload pictures?

  • You have to enter story details first
    • Fill in Title(mandatory)
    • Add some Intro text(optional)
    • Select a Category(mandatory)
  • Once you are done with the above, a slide will be automatically created and you can upload Images/Video

How can I select multiple categories?

  • A story can be published only in one category

How can I add more slides?

From my computer

  • Click on the "Add Slide" button at the right bottom of create page and a new slide will be added

From my mobile

  • Tap on the "+" button at the right bottom of create screen and a new slide will be added

How can I make a picture as cover image?

From my computer

  • Once a picture is uploaded, you will find a "Cover Image" below the image preview
  • Click on the "Cover Image" button to make that particular image as cover image

From my mobile

  • Once a picture is uploaded, an Edit icon will appear on the image
  • Tap on the Edit icon
  • Select the "Cover Image" option
  • The image will be set as cover image

What happen if I don't select a cover image?

  • By default, the image uploaded to Slide 1 will become cover image

How can I make a video as my cover image/media?

  • You cannot use video slide as cover image/media

How can I rearrange slides after upload?

From my computer

  • On the top right corner of every slide, you will find options "Move Up" & "Move Down"
  • Click on the same to move the slide up or down respectively

From my mobile

  • On the top right corner of every slide, you will find up and down arrows
  • Tap on the same to move the slide up or down respectively

How can I delete/remove a slide?

From my computer

  • On the top right corner of every slide, you can find "Delete" option
  • Click on the same to delete/remove the particular slide

From my mobile

  • On the top right corner of every slide, you can click "X" button
  • Tap on the same to delete/remove the particular slide

How can I preivew my story before publishing?

From my computer

  • Click on the "Preview" button(2nd button from left) at the bottom of the create story page to preview the story

From my mobile

  • Tap on the Eye icon(1st button from left) at the bottom of the create story screen to preview the story

How can I add a slide in between slides(insert a slide)?

  • You cannot add slides in between. You can rearrange the slides though

How can I upload multiple images?

From my computer

  • Click on the "Images" link on the left top corner of the last slide
  • An image uploader window opens as pop-up
  • You may then click on the "Add Files" button or drag and drop to select multiple images
  • When you're done with selection of images, click "Start Upload" button
  • Wait until the upload completes
  • The page refresh on its own and slides will be created with the selected images

From my mobile

  • Tap on the Image icon of the last slide
  • Choose the option to select multiple images from your phone
  • Tap on the "DONE" button once you've completed selecting images
  • You'll see the upload progress
  • Wait until upload completes and you'll see slides created with the selected images

How can I remove an image without deleting the complete slide?

From my computer

  • Click on the "Delete" button located at the bottom of image preview

From my mobile

  • Tap on Edit icon on the image
  • Select "Delete" from the options to remove the image

How can I add an embedded video(link)?

From my computer

  • Copy the video link and paste it in the "Video Link" form of the slide

From my mobile

  • Tap on the Video icon of the slide
  • You will be prompted with a text box to enter the video link
  • Paste the video link and click "Done" button on top right corner

How can I add a video and an image to the same slide?

  • You can either add an image or a video to the same slide, not both

How can I add links to story description?

  • You can type in or copy+paste your links in the description field

How can I add tag/hashtag to story?

  • Description text box of story supports hashtags, just start typing with # to set a word as hashtag