Today we are taking a look at a free plugin that gives you an easy way to <strong>display photos from an Instagram account,<\/strong> on your WordPress website.\r\n\r\nThe <a title="Instagram Feed plugin" href="https:\/\/wordpress.org\/plugins\/instagram-feed\/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Instagram Feed plugin<\/a> allows you to enter your Instagram user account ID, or the ID of any public Instagram account, and then display the latest photos in a post, a page, or the sidebar area of your website.\r\n\r\nYou can even display the photos from multiple accounts in one stream, simply by entering multiple user account IDs. The plugin formats and <strong>displays the photos in an attractive way<\/strong>. You also get a few options for how those images are presented on your website.\r\n\r\nIf you want to publish your Instagram photos or those from any other public account, the Instagram Feed plugin gives you an easy way to do so. Before we get started, though, it's worth mentioning <strong>you will need an Instagram account<\/strong> to use this plugin, even if you don't want to display photos from your own account.\r\n<h2>How to Use the Instagram Feed Plugin on Your Website<\/h2>\r\nAs the Instagram Feed plugin is free to use, it can be installed on your site directly from the WordPress plugin directory.\r\n\r\nTo do so, log into the admin area of your site (http:\/\/yoursite.com\/wp-login.php) and then navigate to Plugins > Add New using the sidebar menu.\r\n\r\nFrom the Add Plugins screen, enter \u2018Instagram Feed' in the search field, and then install the first item listed in the results.\r\n\r\n<img class="aligncenter wp-image-20136 size-full" src="https:\/\/pagely.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2015\/05\/Screen-Shot-2019-06-13-at-12.05.26-PM.png" alt="Instagram widget plugin" width="1924" height="1228" \/>\r\n\r\nOnce the plugin has been installed and activated, the settings can be configured from the newly added sidebar menu item.\r\n<h2>Configuring the Instagram Feed Plugin<\/h2>\r\nTo display photos from Instagram on your website, the first step is to enter your access token. This only takes a few clicks and requires you to log in to your Instagram account and then copy the token. Simply <strong>click on the big blue button<\/strong> and then follow the on-screen steps.\r\n\r\n<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-6916" src="https:\/\/pagely.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2015\/04\/Instagram-Feed-Confgure.png" alt="Instagram Feed Confgure" width="917" height="455" \/>\r\n\r\nAfter you've got your token, copy it to the Access Token field. You can now either enter your user ID to display photos from your account or <strong>enter another user ID<\/strong> to display photos from that account -- provided that account is public.\r\n\r\nTo <strong>display photos from multiple accounts<\/strong>, simply enter multiple account IDs, and separate them with a comma.\r\n\r\nFrom the Customize tab, you can <strong>set the width and height<\/strong> of the photo feed display. You can also choose how many photos to display, how to sort them, and a few other display options.\r\n\r\n<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-6917" src="https:\/\/pagely.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2015\/04\/Instagram-Feed-Customize.png" alt="Instagram Feed Customize" width="917" height="504" \/>\r\n\r\nThe Display Your Feed tab gives you access to the shortcodes you will use to insert the photos into your posts and pages. You can also view the optional shortcode parameters that give you more control over how the feed is displayed.\r\n<h2>Publishing the Instagram Feed<\/h2>\r\nOnce you've copied the shortcode, you can create a new post or page, or open an existing item for editing, and paste it into place.\r\n\r\n<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-6918" src="https:\/\/pagely.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2015\/04\/Instagram-Feed-Shortcode.png" alt="Instagram Feed Shortcode" width="917" height="366" \/>\r\n\r\nNow, when you publish your post or page, your visitors can view the latest photos from your chosen Instagram accounts.\r\n\r\n<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-6919" src="https:\/\/pagely.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2015\/04\/Instagram-Feed-Publish.jpg" alt="Instagram Feed Publish" width="917" height="560" \/>\r\n\r\nIf you want to <strong>display the feed in the sidebar area<\/strong> of your website, you can use the Text widget. After adding this widget to the relevant sidebar area, simply paste in the shortcode.\r\n\r\n<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-6920" src="https:\/\/pagely.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2015\/04\/Instagram-Feed-Widget.png" alt="Instagram Feed Widget" width="917" height="296" \/>\r\n<h2>Conclusion<\/h2>\r\nAs you can see, the Instagram Feed plugin is very easy to use. In just a few clicks you can start sharing the photos from your Instagram feed, with the visitors of your website.\r\n\r\nIf you've like to know how to <strong>embed the feed in your theme files<\/strong>\u00a0or discover other more advanced uses, be sure to check out the <a title="plugin support pages" href="https:\/\/wordpress.org\/plugins\/instagram-feed\/#faq" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">plugin support pages<\/a>.\r\n\r\nIf you have any questions about this plugin or working with WordPress in general, please leave a comment below.