Instagram has addicted not only the millennials but also the present day marketers.
For millennials, it’s all about Instagram as an amazing social media platform that has a great visual appeal and one of the best platforms to share images and videos to gain a fan following.
For marketers, it is more like a matter of need than a matter of interest. Instagram has successfully established itself as an incredible marketing platform for brands growing their social authority and reach, thereby inflating their customer base.
In that direction, embedding Instagram feeds on your WordPress website is a great move as it not only increases the visual appeal of your website but also helps you maximize your touchpoints with your customers, thus enhancing your brand authority and social trust.
This article helps you do exactly that by guiding you on how Taggbox can help you to embed Instagram feed on WordPress.
Come, let’s start.
First of all, you need to create an account with Taggbox. Once you have done that, log in to your account where our smart wizard will guide you on how to create an Instagram feeds wall or you may follow the below steps-
Step-1. After login, you will land on the dashboard.
Step-2. Here, click on Create Wall. Give your Wall a name and click on create wall again.
Step-3. It will land you on the Wall Editor. From the popup that appears, select Instagram as your Feed Source.
Step-4. Select the Instagram connection type (hashtag(#), profile post(@), mentions and tagged). Give the other required details asked for.
Step-5. Now, click on Create Feed to complete the process.
Step-6. Provide the login credentials for your Instagram account and sign in.
You have successfully created an Instagram Feed Wall that will be visible in a while in your wall editor.
Here, you can customize your Instagram feed wall with the help of beautiful themes and display options available in the Personalize feature. You can also curate your Instagram feeds, choose what to display and what not to, and hence maintain the content quality with the help of powerful Moderation panel.
Now that you have successfully created an Instagram Wall with Taggbox, next step is to generate embed code from Taggbox that could be later pasted on the webpage of your WordPress website where you want to display the Instagram feeds.
Step-1. Click on the Display button on the bottom left side of the screen.
Step-2. Choose Embed In Website option.
Step-3. Select WordPress as your website building platform.
Step-4. Here, set width and height, and click on Get Code.
Step-5. Once you have generated the Embed code from Taggbox, copy it to your clipboard.
Great, now you have successfully generated Embed Code from Taggbox. So, let’s go to your WordPress website where you want to embed the Instagram feeds.
WordPress is an online, open source website creating a platform. It is simple, user-friendly and probably the easiest way to create blogging and other kinds of websites. It is an amazing Content Management System.
Once you have successfully generated embed code from Taggbox, now it’s time to paste it on your WordPress website so as to display Instagram feeds over there.
WordPress recently updated itself to a newer version WordPress 5.0. But still, a majority of users operate WordPress Classic. So, we have mentioned steps for both versions of WordPress.
Here’s how you embed Instagram feeds on WordPress 5.0 website-
Step-1. Open the page/post in your WordPress backend where you want to embed Instagram hashtag feeds.
Step-2. Select “(+)Add Block” in the top left corner of the WordPress Editor.
Step-3. Here, click on Formatting and then choose Custom HTML.
Step-4. Paste the copied embed code in the editor.
Step-5. Click on Publish/Update post and You’re done.
Here’s how you embed Instagram feeds on WordPress Classic Editor-
Step-1. Open the page/post in your WordPress backend where you want to embed the Instagram hashtag feeds.
Step-2. On the right-hand side, you will find a Visual and a Text option. Choose Text Mode.
Step-3. Paste the generated embed code where you want to show your wall.
Step-4. After embedding the code, click on Update/Publish to save the changes.
Great! You have successfully embedded Instagram feeds on your WordPress website.
Over To You
We guided you on how to embed Instagram feeds on your WordPress website and display user-generated Instagram content to your website visitors and showcase your social acceptability among your current users. You can also use the Instagram widget to display your embedded Instagram feed to website visitors.
If you are a brand or a business that owns an official WordPress website then embedding Instagram feeds might be the smartest move to make a significant digital presence. Build social trust and grow your customer base by showcasing user-generated content.
So, what are you still waiting for?