When you're sharing a link or a StoryChief story to your social media accounts, you might want to customize the preview of it, either because the current preview image is not attractive enough for social media, or because there isn't any preview image showing.

In this article you'll find.

Customizing the previews

The process of customizing a link or a StoryChief story preview is easy.

Step 1: Create a social post and attach a link or story to it. You'll notice that a preview appears:

Step 2: Hover over the preview of the master post and click on Modify preview. A sidebar will appear:

📝 Note: You can do the same thing over each individual post if you only want to customize a single channel. To do this, scroll down to the 'Tailor by channel' section and hover over the specific image to find the 'modify preview' button as explained above.

Step 3: Fill in the image, title and/or description and click save.

Customization option per channel

Link

Story

Facebook Page

Native (domain validation)

Native (domain validation)

Share domain fallback

Facebook Group

Not available

Share domain

LinkedIn Company

Native

Native

LinkedIn Profile

Native

Native

Instagram

Native

Native

Twitter

Not available

Share domain

Google My Business

Native

Native

Slack

Share domain

Share domain

Facebook Page

Facebook requires you to validate the domain of the link you want to share before you can change it. Read how to validate your domain here. For StoryChief story attachments you can also use your StoryChief share domain to do this.

Facebook let's you customize the title, description and image of the preview.

Facebook Group

For StoryChief story attachments you can use the StoryChief share domain.
Regular links can not be tailored.

LinkedIn Company & LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn lets you customize the image and title of the link/story.

Twitter

For StoryChief story attachments you can use the StoryChief share domain.
Regular Links can not be tailored.

Instagram

When sharing a link or a StoryChief story to Instagram, you are only sharing its image since links aren't supported by Instagram. The image is fully customizable.

Slack

You can customize the image, title and description on Slack using your StoryChief share domain.

Google My Business

GMB lets you customize the image of the post.

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