Welcome to “Plugged In” where we take a deeper look at WordPress plugins in specific categories. This week, it’s all about the best Instagram plugins for adding an aesthetically pleasing photo gallery to your site.
While Instagram is a popular social media platform for sharing visual experiences and memories, it’s also a great outlet for showcasing your brand through visual storytelling. If your brand has an Instagram account, why not share it on your website?
There are a number of awesome Instagram plugins that can help you add your photo feed to a specific page or post on your site. Here are some of our top picks. Just remember…if your profile is set to “private,” be sure to change it to “public” or else these won’t work!
If you’re looking for a mobile-friendly and responsive template for sharing your photo feed, then this Instagram plugin might be for you. Instagram Feed can display one or multiple Instagram accounts, giving you the option to choose from thumbnails, medium, and large photo sizes.
Instagram Feed WD – Instagram Gallery for WordPress
Instagram Feed WD provides you with a ginormous range of options when it comes to displaying an Instagram feed on your site. Fully responsive, the plugin provides user-friendly management and easy setup. You can easily embed a gallery into any post or page using a shortcode, or by activating the plugin’s sidebar widget.
The plugin also gives you the ability to choose from a range of different layouts, as well as filter out any specific photos you don’t want to be displayed. You can even redirect your images to open via lightbox.
AccessPress Instagram Feed
If looking to display your feed in a mosaic view, look no further than AccessPress’ Instagram Feed plugin. The plugin gives you options to choose from three beautifully designed layouts to display on your site. Simply use a widget or shortcode to insert your Instagram feed into any post or page on your site. For a larger range of customization options, AccessPress also offers a pro version of its Instagram plugin.
Gutenberg and Instagram
With the new Gutenberg Editor, embedding an Instagram feed or post just got a lot easier. Simply use the Embed block and link directly to your post.
For more on WordPress plugins, check out our ultimate guide.