[T3EXT DAY] Plugin for Instagram

[T3EXT DAY] Plugin for Instagram

Photograph sharing in social community, Instagram, is trending rapidly. With more than 400 million dynamic clients, it is no big surprise more brands are jumping on board that Instagram prepares. While there are numerous business tools for Instagram, the inquiry for website designers turns out to be: how can you integrate Instagram in a website?

What does it do?

Plugin to display gallery, feeds and phototile with clean, customizable and responsive feeds from multiple Instagram accounts.

It's awesome TYPO3 extension which provides you a very attractive frontend display of Instagram images in different view (eg., gallery, phototile) at your TYPO3 website.

1. Instagram Gallery


2. Instagram Feeds


3. Instagram Phototile


1. Overview:

Extension Key:ns_instagram
Extension URL:https://extensions.typo3.org/extension/ns_instagram/
Category:Frontend Plugin
TYPO3 version:(6.0.0 - 8.9.99)

2. Installation:

The extension needs to be installed as any other extension of TYPO3 CMS:

2.1. Install Extension from EM:

  • Switch to the module “Extension Manager”
  • Get the extension
  • Get it from the Extension Manager: Press the “Retrieve/Update” button and search for the extension key ns_instagram and import the extension from the repository.
  • Get it from typo3.org: You can always get current version from http://typo3.org/extensions/repository/view/ns_instagram/current/ by downloading either the t3x or zip version. Upload the file afterward in the Extension Manager.


2.2. Preparation: Include static TypoScript:

The extension ships some TypoScript code which needs to be included.

  • Switch to the root page of your site.
  • Switch to the Template module and select Info/Modify.
  • Click the link Edit the whole template record and switch to the tab Includes.
  • Select [NITSAN] NsTwitter (ns_instagram) at the field Include static (from extensions):


3. Instagram API Configuration

3.1. To activate the Twitter service for your TYPO3 site :

Step 1: Signup with Tour Instagram Account at here https://www.instagram.com/accounts/login/?next=/developer/

Step 2:"Register new Client ID" at there.


Step 3: Go to "Manage Clients" you will get "CLIENT_ID", "REDIRECT_URI" from there.


Step 4: Replace "CLIENT_ID" and "REDIRECT_URI" in below URL which you get from there.


Step 5: Now you may get "Access Token" in URL. Copy that and Paste it in to this Extension.



  • Step 1: Switch to the root page of your site.
  • Step 2: Switch to the Template module and select Info/Modify.
  • Step 4: Add Access Token and Add Jquery (Optional) in it.
  • Step 5: Now Add plugin in to page where you want to show your Instagram Feeds. Checkout following Screen-Shots.







4. Clear Cache:

Please, clear cache from top panel 'Flush frontend caches' & 'Flush general caches'. It will be also great to clear cache from Install tool too.

5. Support:

Feedback & Suggestions:

Just download & try the EXT:ns_instagram extension. You can write down your feedback/suggestion/comments to below comment box. So, we will adapt it for next version of EXT:ns_instagram.

Now, show your beautiful Instagram Feeds at your great TYPO3 site

NITSAN Technologies - The TYPO3 Agency

NITSAN is an INDIA based TYPO3 certified integrator, Silver member in TYPO3 association, TYPO3 GmbH Partner, iTUG India TYPO3 accredited digital agency and certified TYPO3 Consultant with over 7+ years of experience in delivering excellent inter agency solutions overseas. We aim in delivering small scale website to enterprise development solutions in TYPO3 CMS in form of increased performance, reliability, efficiency, creativity and peace of mind for all NITSAN clients.

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