Placeholders allow you to add a temporary spot on your Instagram grid for visual planning. Placeholders are available on the Web Dashboard and Mobile App for all users.
What is a Placeholder?
A placeholder saves a spot on your Instagram visual planning grid until you determine what content you want to replace it with.
How to Create a Placeholder on the Web Dashboard
|1. Click + NEW POST|
|2. Click on the Placeholder option|
|3. Pick a color from a selection of 12 colors for your placeholder.|
|4. Enter a label to appear on your placeholder to remind you of what you want to plan.|
|5. Upload your Placeholder as a 1 Post or as a Carousel Post.|
|6. Your placeholder has now been added to your grid.|
|7. To swap out the Placeholder with your image, click on the 'swap' icon in the bottom left-hand corner.|
|8. Pick the source you’d like to upload your new content from.|
|9. Upload the image, and click save.|