After Instagram became available for Android devices, its popularity soared and the app has recently reported 80 million registered users. Many people using Instagram also want to blog about their photos by integrating photos and feeds into WordPress. Below you will find ten different ways to hook your Instagram account up with WordPress.
Simply Instagram is a plugin that lets you display your photos using a widget or a shortcode. It includes options to display a self feed, recent media, likes and popular photos. The Instagram galleries produced by the plugin have options for setting the image width, slideshow theme, number of images to display and more. You can also display your profile in a widget and make use of the follow @username function to allow your visitors to follow you instantly.
Instagram Embed is a plugin for embedding single images in WordPress posts or pages. All you have to do is place the Instagram URL on its own line. However, if you want more control you can wrap the URL in the included embed shortcode and designate a size for the image with the size attribute.
This is another plugin that allows you to embed Instagram images using a shortcode. You can elect to add a link and choose from the following size options: large (612x612px), middle (306x306px) and small (150x150px). It also includes a widget with similar options.
WP Instagram Digest is a unique plugin that creates daily posts with a gallery of latest Instagram photos. It’s a great way for photo bloggers to automate posting. It would also work well as a decent way to backup your Instagram images on a separate WordPress installation.
oEmbed Instagram provides one of the easiest ways to embed images in your posts and pages. Simply paste in the URL to the Instagram photo and it will automatically appear.
This plugin lets you display your own Instagram feed, a friend’s Instagram feed, the popular media feed, a single image from Instagram or a feed with images containing specific tags. Instapress has a ton of options for customizing the display of your Instagram photos, including image size, the number of images to display, option to show or hide the title, paging, Fancybox, and the option to display the images as a gallery. It displays your photos in a sidebar widget, or on posts and pages via an embed URL.
Instagrate sends your Instagram photos to WordPress where they are automatically posted. You can configure the default post title and the post body content. You also have the option to manually set the last image in the feed, so that all later images will be posted.
WP Instaroll creates WordPress posts from Instagram photos, either from the user stream or by using a specific search tag. Posts can be set to save as a draft if you’d rather add to them or edit them, or they can be directly published.
This is plugin that provides a simple, configurable widget. It will display up to 10 images and also includes the option to display likes, comments, different sizes and image linking.
Copygram is a service that displays all of your Instagram images in a nice grid. It requires that you sign up for the free Copygram service, which also enables you to share, print and backup your Instagram photos. This plugin pulls your images from Copygram and displays them in a nice widget.