Knowledge Base: GIF Publishing

  • How to upload your GIF on GIPHY

    You might consider uploading your gifs to free gif - hosting sites like GIPHY.
    Doing so allows you to share your cool gifs a lot easier on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, text message, email, websites and everywhere else on the internet!

    Here's how to do it:


    1. Sign up for a free account at Giphy.com.

    2. Go to https://giphy.com/upload 

    3. Click on browse and upload your gif file.



    4. Fill out the quick form with related tags, source, etc. (optional) then click Upload GIFs



    5. That's it! Your gif is ready! 

  • How to embed the Gifzign Player on your website

    STEP 1. Upload your GIF to Giphy (or any site you own)

    1. Go to http://giphy.com/upload

    2. Upload your GIF and copy the GIF link (ends in .gif)

    STEP 2. Generate your embed code

    1. Go to Gifzign Web Dashboard

    2. Paste your GIF link

    3. Choose your settings

    4. Click Generate code

    5. Copy the embed code to your clipboard

    STEP 3. Publish to your site

    Head over to any site you own (or where you can insert some HTML) and paste your embed code. 

    Note: if you are using Wordpress make sure to select the Text editor.

     

  • How to share your GIF on Facebook

    Since Facebook doesnt allow you to upload directly your GIFs in a post (you can directly upload GIFs to Facebook Messenger only) you will have to host your GIF somewhere before posting it on Facebook.

    We recommend Giphy for this purpose. Here are the steps below. 

    1. Go to http://giphy.com/upload

    2. Upload your GIF and copy the GIF link (ends in .gif)

    3. Paste your GIF link in Facebook!

    For more information about sharing GIFs in Facebook please refer to this great article on Giphy.

  • How to share your GIF on Instagram

    To upload your GIFs on Instagram you will need to convert it to a video and then email it to yourself (so that you can get it on your phone and post on Instagram). 

    Giphy makes this process incredibly simple so we highly recommend you use this solution while we develop our own sharing technology.

    1. Go to http://giphy.com/upload

    2. Upload your GIF 

    3. Follow these steps to share your GIF on Instagram via Giphy

  • How to share your GIF on Twitter

    1. Go to http://twitter.com and login

    2. Click on Tweet in the top right 

    3. Attach your GIF

    Watch the walkthrough below