Instagram Widget

Instagram requires permission to pull your Instagram feed into your website. Before you can connect your Instagram you need to:

Step 1 - Make sure your Instagram account is a professional business account

See step below if you get this screen.

  1. Login to the Instagram app on your mobile device
  2. Follow these steps: https://help.instagram.com/502981923235522

Notes

  • There is no charge for a professional business Instagram account
  • Switching to a business account must be done from the Instagram app and not from your computer's web browser.

Step 2 - Add your Facebook Page to your Instagram Business Account

See step below if you get this screen.

  1. Login to the Instagram app on your mobile device
  2. Follow these steps: https://help.instagram.com/399237934150902

Notes

Step 3 - Connect your website with Instagram

  1. Login to your website admin.
  2. Edit the page you want to add Instagram to.
  3. Add an Instagram widget to the page if not already added.
  4. Click the Continue with Facebook button.
  5. Login to Facebook or click the "Continue as (your name)" button if already logged in.
  6. Check off your desired Instagram business account, click "Next"
    1. If no accounts listed see "Step 1" above.
  7. Check off your Facebook page with the desired connected Instagram account, click "Next"
    1. If no accounts listed see "Step 2" above.
  8. Click "Done"
  9. Click "Ok"
  10. Click the blue "Save" button near the top right corner of your screen

Notes

  • If you don't use Instagram for longer than a 3 month period the connection to your website will timeout and require re-connecting.

Using one Facebook account with multiple Instagram accounts on multiple websites

If you have one Facebook account with multiple Instagram accounts to be used on multiple website follow these steps:

1. When choosing the desired Instagram account always select all the Instagram accounts you want to use across all DigitalShift websites.

For example: In the above screenshot if you were connecting the Bulls Instagram account to their website you would also check the Water Bears and Lions accounts.