Embedded Instagram

Our Embedded Instagram module easily allows you to display up to five Instagram posts on your website simply by entering your API Key which can be obtained from the below URL.

Generating your API key

In order to generate your API Key, simply visit the below website and click the 'Generate Access Token' button.

    API Access Key: http://instagram.pixelunion.net/*

You will then be taken to the Instagram login page where you can login to either your personal account or your business account. Once you have successfully logged in, you will be taken back to http://instagram.pixelunion.net where your API Key will be displayed.

Your API Key will look something like the following;

    API Key: 1234567891.1234ab5.1a2b3c4d5e6f7g8h9i10j11k12l13m14

Installing Embedded Instagram withing your Joomla! website

Once you have downloaded 'TJD Embedded Instagram' from our website, simply navigate to 'Extensions > Manage > Install', click 'Upload Package File' and upload the recently downloaded ZIP archive. Once installed, you will then need to navigate to 'Extensions > Modules' in order to publish the Embedded Instagram module and set a position and what pages the module should show on.

Joomla! Extension Installer

Entering your API key

Navigate to 'Extensions > Manage' and edit the 'TJD Embedded Instagram' module. Once loaded, you have two configuration fields on the 'Module' tab which are;

  • API Key
  • Post Count

Simply enter your API Key that you retrieved from http://instagram.pixelunion.net into the 'API Key' field and click either 'Save' or 'Save & Close'.

Entering your API Key

Uninstalling Embedded Instagram

To uninstall Embedded Instagram (if you only use TJD Embedded Instagram) from your website simply follow the below steps;

  1. Navigate to 'Extensions > Manage > Manage'
  2. Find the 'Type' of 'Package' record titled 'TJD Embedded Instagram' (you can use the filter tools to display only 'Package' records)
  3. Tick the checkbox to the left of the 'Status' column and then click the 'Uninstall' button in the toolbar

Clicking the 'Uninstall' button will remove both the 'TJD Embedded Instagram' module and the updater plugin which is used when updates are available.

Extension Manager filtered on 'Package'

If you use other extensions provided by T J Dixon Limited

If you use more than one of our extensions within your website and you only want to uninstall 'TJD Embedded Instagram' from your website without affecting any of the other extensions, you will want to follow the below instructions;

  1. Navigate to 'Extensions > Manage > Manage'
  2. Find the 'Type' of 'Module' titled 'TJD Embedded Instagram' record
  3. Tick the checkbox to the left of the 'Status' column and then click the 'Uninstall' button in the toolbar

Clicking the 'Uninstall' button will only remove the 'TJD Embedded Instagram' module and it will leave the updater plugin within your website which is used for all of our extensions when updates are available.

Extension Manager filtered on 'Module' and 'Site'

* Please note that this is an external service provided by Pixel Union

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