Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms with a huge user base, so you can use the platform for your online business and get some extra traffic to your site.

Instagram can be a great source of traffic, particularly for photobloggers, as it's a photo-sharing social media platform where you can post quality images regularly, and create a nice follower base.

So, if you are not using Instagram as of now, the following WordPress Instagram plugins will make it easy for you to integrate the platform into your blog quite effectively.

These WordPress plugins will help you to show photos from your Instagram profile in your blog beautifully. There are some good quality free WordPress Instagram plugins; I have tried to collect the best from the lot that is already tried and tested.

WordPress Instagram Plugins

#1 - Spotlight

Spotlight is a WordPress plugin that offers an intuitive editor to customize your feed to perfectly match your website. It supports multiple Instagram accounts and multiple feeds, all of which are fully responsive. Display your feed in a beautiful grid gallery, add a “Follow” button to gain new followers, and even include a feed header to showcase your handle and bio. 

With Spotlight’s Pro version, you get even more functionality like feeds based on specific hashtags or tagged posts, additional layout options, hashtag and caption filtering, visual moderation, and more.


#2 - Instagram Slider Widget

A nice looking responsive slider widget plugin that can show up to 20 photos from any Instagram user profile. You can link the images to any custom URL you wish to. It's very easy to use the plugin, and there are no complicated settings or requirements of any API.

Instagram Slider Widget

#3 - Instagram Portfolio

Instagram Portfolio is a high-end Instagram plugin for WordPress that will help you to create a great-looking, highly customized Instagram Gallery. It comes with more than ten special effects which will amaze your users and keep them engaged on your site.

It supports images as well as videos to show in the gallery which can be fully customized. You can make the images open in a great looking lightbox. Also, as the plugin is fully responsive, it will make the widget look great on all devices.

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#4 - Instagram to WordPress

This plugin automatically integrates Instagram with your WordPress blog. It can fetch and post new images from your profile to blog posts.

Instagrate to WordPress

#5 - InstaShow

InstaShow is an Instagram widget plugin that will help you to create stunning galleries of Instagram images. This is a fully responsive and retina ready WordPress plugin that will make the galleries look great on all devices.

It comes with more than 50 adjustable parameters, which will help you to create great-looking image sections with ten beautiful color schemes. It offers you complete control over the kind of images you want to show in the widget. You can show images with hashtags, @usernames as well as URL; you can also control the sizes of the images as per your requirement.


#6 - Enjoy Instagram

This is a quality WordPress plugin to integrate Instagram with your blog. You can display photos in an awesome carousel or slider, which you can show anywhere with a widget or shortcode.

The user can display photos using Instagram hashtags or an Instagram account. It's a completely responsive plugin that means your images will look great even on small screen devices.

Enjoy Instagram

#7 - Instagram Theatre

Now, if you want to make the best use of the Instagram platform, this is a plugin you must have a look at. This plugin is created to pull photos from your profile and use them on your site, and you can show the photos in some different layouts including the grid, list, and full-screen.

It's a fully responsive WordPress plugin to show your photos beautifully on all screen sizes. This plugin offers you some different models to showcase your photos with special effects and animations.

Instagram Theatre

#8 - Instagram Feed

This Instagram plugin offers you an easy option to show photos from any nonprivate account in a single feed or multiple feeds as per your requirement.

It's a fully responsive plugin, and it will make the photos look great even on small screen mobile devices. This plugin offers you high customization options to make it perfectly fit into your WordPress theme.

You can customize the width, height, number of photos, some columns, image size, background color, image spacing and more.

You can have different thumbnail sizes as per your requirement; you can display the feed anywhere with the provided shortcode and have a link back to your Instagram account.

Instagram Feed

Final Word

The above mentioned Instagram WordPress plugins will help you to integrate Instagram effectively with WordPress blog and help you to get some extra traffic as well as engage your visitors with some quality photos on your site.

If I missed any quality plugin which should be a part of this list, let me know by using the comment section below.

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Originally published Jan 1, 2020 2:41:00 PM, updated August 31 2020


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