9 Free WordPress Instagram Plugins

Instagram is a free photo-sharing app you can get on your iPhone which has become really popular over the last year or so. You snap a photo, then apply one of the built-in filter effects to it and then upload it – you have followers like Twitter who can see your updates and you also have the option to share the photos on Twitter / Facebook etc.

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There are a number of free WordPress plugins available which will allow you to display your instagram photos on your blog, so lets take a look at them…

Instagram for WordPress

Simple sidebar widget that shows Your latest 20 instagr.am pictures and picture embedder. Requires PHP curl extension.

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Instagram Gallery Widget

Instagram Gallery Widget (IGW) lets you display your beautiful Instagr.am pictures in a simple and elegant gallery onto your WordPress website. You can drag multiple widget instances and configure each one with different settings. You can also use custom PHP code to insert the widget in any part of your theme or if you prefer, you can embed the special shortcode.

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This plugin gets a users most recent activity, up to 10, and displays them in a WordPress Widget. It has the option to display likes and comments also. It creates a widget where all the settings can be adjusted. Recently added support for different size images and image linking.

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Instagram Feed WD

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This plugin allows you to show image feeds from one or multiple Instagram accounts on your site. As soon as you add a photo to the connected Instagram account, you will see it shown via this plugin on your website.

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Instagram Embed

Easily embed your Instagram photos into WordPress posts (or pages) by placing the instagram url on its own line. For more control, wrap the url in the embed shortcode and pass it one of three values via the size attribute.

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Display your Instagram photos in a sidebar widget, post or pages or inlcude a single Instagram photo via the Instagram URL in one of your posts. Furthermore create your own Instagram gallery with Instapress’ paging functionality. It makes use of jQuery’s fancybox plugin to display a nice slideshow for your images.

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Instagrate to WordPress

The Instagrate to WordPress plugin allows you to automatically integrate your Instagram account with your WordPress blog.

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Instagram Widget

InstagramWidget is a small, light-weight plugin that brings your latest Instagram photos to your WordPress blog.

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This is insta.SHOW, a plugin for displaying your instagram content in a wordpress page! Simply install this plugin into your WordPress website, make some settings and display your wonderful photos fromInstagram.

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Oliver Dale is the founder of Kooc Media, An Internet Company based in Manchester, UK. I founded WPLift and ThemeFurnace, find out more on my Personal Blog. Thanks!

9 thoughts on “9 Free WordPress Instagram Plugins”

  1. Great finds Oli!

    I also wanted to share with you and your readers 1 other tool you may find useful. It’s called Tint, and we let you display any instagram feed into your website, WordPress, Facebook Page, etc.

    You can display your own Instagram feed, other brand’s instagram feed, and even instagram hashtags in a matter of minutes. Visitors can share your photos to their social networks and you can even show different themes with flexible columns.

    Feel free to check it out for more information: http://www.tintup.com/blog/the-best-instagram-widget/


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