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How to Make an Instagram Slideshow (using ShortPoint Tabs)

This article will demonstrate how you can create an Instagram Slideshow by using the ShortPoint Tabs Design Element

Sample Instagram Slideshow


Before we begin

  • You must have the latest version of ShortPoint installed for your SharePoint environment.
  • You are a ShortPoint Designer with an active license.

Step-by-step Tutorial

Follow the steps below to create an Instagram Slideshow:

Step 1: Insert the ShortPoint Tabs Design Element

Watch the video below to learn how to insert the Tabs Design Element.

NOTE: To learn more about inserting ShortPoint Design Elements to your SharePoint page, go to ShortPoint Basics: How to Insert a Design Element in Grid Mode (Modern Experience).

Step 2: Edit the ShortPoint Tabs Design Element

Customize your ShortPoint Tabs according to your preference. 

For this guide, we set the Height to 720 px. 


Then, on the Tabs tab, we added a Title and a calendar icon.

Title and Icon

Once you are satisfied with your edits, click Preview (1)  to see how the Tabs Design Element will look on your page, and Insert (2) to add it to your page.

Preview and insert button

Step 3: Add the Instagram Design Element


Click the black plus icon on the first Tab.

black plus icon

Click Instagram.


Go to the Instagram post you want to feature inside the Tabs and copy its URL

Instagram URL

Paste the copied URL in the Post URL field.

Post URL

Then, click Preview (1)  to see how the Instagram post will look on your page, and Insert (2) to add it to your page.

Preview and insert button

Repeat the same steps for the other tabs. 

Repeat steps

Step 4: Add a Script Editor to auto-rotate tabs

Auto-rotating the Tabs will require a Script Editor. Check out this tutorial to learn how to add it to your Tabs. 

script editor

Step 5: Save

After adding the Script Editor, click Save


Then, click Republish

Republish button

NOTE: If you do not see the tabs automatically rotating, use Ctrl+Shift+R / Cmd+Shift+R, Ctrl+F5 / Cmd+F5, depending on the operating system you are using.

Congratulations! You have successfully created an Instagram slideshow using the Tabs Design Element. Enjoy adding this creative slideshow to your SharePoint pages. 

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