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Instagram plugin – API settings

June 28th, 2016 / by yana

Instagram plugin for SocialEngine4 allows to show member photos from Instagram on profile page. Following information will guide how to get API keys to setup it.
This plugin requires your Instagram ID and Access Token. Login to your Instagram account and authorize it with Instagram API to have open access to user data. Click API at website footer or follow the link

Instagram Developer Documentation


1) Click Manage Clients in the upper right corner and sign up to developer account.


Developer Signup


2) After successful sign up click Register a New Client button and fill indicated fields.

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3) After the registration you will get full Client Info.

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4) Go to Plugins -> Instagram and fill required field with Client ID and Client Secret.


Control Panel


Save all data you have entered on the page and go to Member Profile page to check the plugin in work.

Please make sure to switch your Instagram app from Sandbox to Live mode before going live.

1. Edit app and make sure all details were set

2. Go to permissions tab and click ‘Start a submission’

3. Fill out all details and submit the app for review.

Our team hopes this article was helpful for you. If you have any questions about Instagram plugin contact us we will gladly help you.

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