With over 1 billion monthly active users and more than 500 million stories posted daily, Instagram is among the most popular social media sites in the world. The Instagram feed add-on allows you to show the newest photos of your Instagram page. This add-on will definitely widen your business reach, augment your visibility, and heighten your credibility with followers.


Step 1: Create a Facebook App


Go to developers.facebook.com, click My Apps, and create a new app. When asked what your app needs to do, select Build Connected Experiences or Something Else/For Everything Else.

Once you have created the app and are in the App Dashboard, navigate to Settings > Basic, scroll to the bottom of page, and click Add Platform.

Choose Website, add your website’s URL, and save your changes. You can change the platform later if you wish, but for this tutorial, use Website.

Step 2: Configure Instagram Basic Display

Click Products, locate the Instagram Basic Display product, and click Set Up to add it to your app.

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Create New App.

In the form that appears, complete each section using the guidelines below.

Display Name

Enter the name of the Facebook app you just created.

Valid OAuth Redirect URIs

Enter your website’s URL. Normally this would be a dedicated URI that can capture redirect query string parameters, but for this tutorial your website’s URL will be fine.

For example: https://socialsizzle.heroku.com/auth/

After you enter a URL, save your changes and check the URL again; we may have appended a trailing forward slash depending your URL structure. Copy the complete URL somewhere since you will need it in later steps to get authorization codes and access tokens.

Deauthorize Callback URL

Enter your website’s URL again. Eventually you will have change this to a URL that can handle deauthorization notifications, but for the purposes of this tutorial, you can re-use your website URL.

Data Deletion Request Callback URL

Enter your website’s URL once again. Just like the Deauthorize Callback URL, you will eventually have change this to a URL that can handle data deletion requests, but for now you can re-use your website URL.

App Review

Skip this section for now since you will not be switching the app to Live Mode during the tutorial.

Step 3: Generate Token

Go to Instagram Basic Display -> Basic Display like shown in the screenshot below:

Step 4: Add Token to Instagram addon settings

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