Feel free to use the free tools below to generate the necessary information for your Instagram Widgets!

Instagram developer tools.

We have put together a full stack powered by some friends of ours,
to help you quickly and efficiently get the information you need to setup your Instagram widgets!




Step 1

Get a Client_ID.

In order to display your Instagram photos on your own website, you are required to provide an Instagram Client_ID. Please follow the detailed instructions at the doc linked below. Then, please come back here and complete the remaining steps.

Get Instagram Client_ID





Step 2

Get your user ID.

In order to display your Instagram photos on your own website, you are required to provide an Instagram User ID. You can do this by clicking the generator button below.

 

Do not fill the address field out

You'll be brought to Smash Balloon's website, if all went well, your Instagram User ID will be ready for you. Copy and paste this access token into the correct field. Remember to keep your access token private and never paste it in a location where others might can access it.




Step 3

Generate Instagram access token.

In order to display your Instagram photos on your own website, you are required to provide an Instagram Access Token. You can do this by clicking the generator button below. After clicking, you'll be prompted by Instagram to authorize Pixel Union to access your Instagram photos, and you may need to enter your Instagram login credentials.

You'll be brought to Pixel Union's website, if all went well, your Instagram Access Token will be ready for you. Copy and paste this access token into the correct field. Remember to keep your access token private and never paste it in a location where others might can access it.

It worked!

Use this token in the appropriate field on your website or blog, and you should have a working Instagram widget.

If you're having problems using your token, get in contact with the service that set up the theme or template you're using for your website. If you're using a Minion Made theme, our customer support team would be happy to help!


Frequently asked questions.

What is Instagram Client Id?

Instagram Client Id is an encrypted key which is generated from Instagram developer center using the Instagram account. Client id usages by application software which is installed on your website or mobile devices.

Why we need Instagram Client Id?

Client Id usages via different apps, plugins, software extensions to authenticate application request on the Instagram server. These application usages your client id to fetch your Instagram account details like photos, video, account information. When an application request to Instagram server then server validate the client id and send all the requested information to an application which is installed on your site.

What's an Instagram Access Token?

The Instagram Access Token is a long string of characters unique to your account that grants other applications access to your Instagram feed.

Why do I need a token?

Without the token, your website will be unable to talk to the Instagram servers. The token provides a secure way for a website to ask Instagram's permission to access your profile and display its images.

Why should I trust you with my token?

Pixel Union is just the company that made this tool to generate your token. We do not have access to your Instagram tokens, nor do we intend to use them or your photos for any purpose.

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