Instagram has more than 1 billion monthly active users, and it is one of the most popular social networks worldwide. Instagram stories, filters, and geo-tagging have become an essential part of everyone’s life. In fact, user engagement is the highest on Instagram than on any social media platform.
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Instagram is extensively used by bloggers, vloggers, photographers, travel enthusiasts as a business tool. One can perform multiple tasks on Instagram, for example, product launch, blogging, brand awareness, etc.
However, your work will not come in anyone’s notice until and unless you display it on your website. Embedding Instagram posts on your website increases the dwell time of the customers, and it also improves your brand’s authenticity. To make your website more effective, embed Instagram feeds on it.
By embedding an Instagram wall on website, you can show the user-generated content to the website visitors. You can merge product reviews, hashtag campaign’s performance on your website. The Instagram wall will compel the visitors to spend more time on the website, and it will indirectly help you to improve your Google search engine ranking.
In this post, we will show you how you can embed and display your Instagram live feed’s directly on your website using Taggbox.
Note: Earlier in January 2018, Instagram updated it’s graph API according to which it won’t be any more possible to fetch posts on the basis on hashtags and locations from a Standard Instagram Account. To do so, you will have to convert your Instagram Personal account into an Instagram Business account. Read more
You can easily embed Instagram feed with Taggbox. First, click here to create an account, after creating an account our smart wizard will guide you to create your first Instagram wall or you can follow the below steps to add Instagram feed:
1. Open Wall Editor and click Feeds
2. Click Add Feed
3. Choose Instagram as a source from popup
4. Select the Instagram connection type (hashtag, profile post or location) and then fill out the required fields.
5. Then click “Create Feed” button to complete adding.
6. Provide the login credentials for Instagram and sign in.
The connection has been created and within few moments posts will appear in the Wall Editor.
You can also use the Personalize and Moderation Panel to set up your Instagram wall. You can finally embed the Instagram feed on website.
To embed Instagram feed on your website, you need to get embed code first from Taggbox wall editor.
Follow below steps to get the HTML code for embedding Instagram feed:
With these steps, you can easily embed Instagram feed on HTML website.
A lot of individuals are using various website building platforms to create their website because it’s less time-consuming. If you have your website on a different platform such as WordPress, Weebly, Jimdo, Squarespace etc. then you can easily embed Instagram feed on that platforms by following some simple steps.
Use the generated HTML code to embed Instagram feed and follow the below steps:
WordPress is a popular open-source content management system, and a lot of websites are built on it. You can easily embed any custom code on WordPress websites.
Let’s embed your Instagram feed with WordPress. Login your website WordPress; select and edit the web page where you want to embed the Instagram feed. There will be a Visual and Text Option, on the right-hand side. Select the Text Mode and paste the Taggbox embed code where you want to showcase your Instagram feed on the web page.
After embedding the code, click on Update to publish the changes.
Wix, a cloud-based web development platform allows the users to create a website with HTML5 capabilities.
After login on Wix, you will see a plus button (+) on the left-hand side of the screen in the menu bar, through this button you can add elements on your web pages.
After clicking on the plus button you will see a complete list of elements, now click More option on the menu and select HTML iframe from the Embeds.
Now enter the HTML code of Taggbox in the code field, and then click apply.
Weebly, allows an individual to make a high-quality website, and maintain an online reputation. To create web pages, you can drag and drop the content on Weebly. To embed Instagram feed on Weebly, find the Embed Code element (in the menu on the left-hand side of your screen). Now drag and drop the Embed Code element on the page where you want to embed the Instagram feed.
Now click on the HTML box and choose Edit Custom HTML option.
Paste the Taggbox code to embed Instagram feed on Weebly Website.
Squarespace provides software as a service for website building. On Squarespace, you can add any external code on the web page by using the Embed Blocks. You need to add a block on the page to embed the Instagram feed.
Open a page or post editor and click “Add Block”. Now select Embed from the menu and click the </> icon in the URL field. Now paste your Taggbox embed code on that box and click Set.
Now, click Apply to publish your changes.
Jimdo is an e-commerce oriented website builder. You can easily embed the Instagram feed on Jimbo, select the area on web page where you wish to display your Instagram feed and click on the Add Element button. Now click on More elements and choose Widget/HTML.
Paste Taggbox embed code into the code field and click on save button.
Shopify is the best platform for E-commerce business. If you want to embed the Instagram feed on Shopify, log in your Shopify account and click on Online Store under Sales Channels section. You will see a drop-down list in sidebar; select Themes option.
On the right-hand side of the screen, you will find an Action button on your current theme. Click on that Action Button and choose Edit code from the drop-down list.
Select Layout/Templates/Section (Eg: For Homepage – Index.liquid) where you want to display your Instagram feed and paste the Copied embed code of Taggbox and Click on Save.
We have given you 6 effective yet simple ways through which you can embed the Instagram feed on your website. So, what are you waiting for? Embed your live Instagram feed on website using website builders and keep your website up-to-date and increase your brand’s trust.