February 03, 2021

How to Add Links to LinkedIn Stories With New Swipe-Up Feature

By Sona Mathews

LinkedIn Swipe up feature is helping users to add links to LinkedIn Stories. LinkedIn Stories are now coming with a swipe-up feature to add enteral website links.

You will find the LinkedIn Swipe-up feature quite similar to what you may have seen in Instagram stories.

But not everyone can use this feature.

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Only LinkedIn Page and members who meet the eligibility criteria to add link out to other sites.

This will help LinkedIn Pages to increase traffic to the company website or blog.

Here is everything you must know about the new swipe-up feature and who are eligible to use it.

How to Use the LinkedIn Swipe-Up Feature in LinkedIn Stories

LinkedIn Stories introduced in 2020.

Now LinkedIn has launched the swipe-up feature to help marketers and businesses online.

Without linking to the external website, LinkedIn stories were not extremely useful for marketers or businesses.

Now LinkedIn users can add links to their business sites or other pages in LinkedIn Stories.

This will help you to boost traffic from LinkedIn to your website. This will be another traffic generation tool to drive more traffic.

Now you can link out to anything such as a website, blog post, job listing, etc., to grab people’s attention.

How to Add Link to your LinkedIn Stories:

  • Create a Story
  • Tap the chain icon
  • Add link under “Add a Link.”
  • Choose action button
  • Click on “Done”
  • Click on “Share Story”

You should preview the link before hitting the done button to ensure that people land on the right page.

But you can only create LinkedIn stories using your smartphone.

LinkedIn stories disappear after 24 hours. The maximum video length is 20 seconds.

Eligibility to use LinkedIn Swipe-up feature:

All the LinkedIn pages can use the swipe-up feature for stories.

LinkedIn members can also use the swipe-up feature if they meet the following criteria;

  • Must have 5000+ connections
  • Add Follow button as an action button on LinkedIn profile.

You can change the action button from Connect to Follow from privacy settings.


Adding links to LinkedIn stories is quite useful to drive traffic online. This makes the LinkedIn Swipe-up feature important for businesses, marketers, and bloggers.

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