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How to get Instagram Access Token - Mageplaza

Before installing Instagram Feed extension, one of the most important requirements is to get the Instagram Feed Access Token. Hence, in this tutorial, I will show you 6 steps on how to do this effortlessly.

Instagram is one of the most common social media channels and has become a great place for online stores to build a community as well as sell products. Another great tactic to engage customers better and make use of dynamic content is integrating the Instagram Feed to your website. You only need to get the token to install this module. So, let’s get started!

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6 steps to get Instagram Feed Access Token

Step 1: Create app

  • Create app from here

Create app

  • Then choose “Other” to register an app with a custom permissions set.

choose “Other” to register an app

  • Enter the necessary information to create an app. Click on Create App:

Click on Create App

Step 2: Add Website

  • After creating app, click on Settings > Basic > Add Platform


  • Choose Website

Choose Website

  • Enter information to Site URL > Save

site url

Step 3: Set Up Instagram Feed Access Token

  • Click on Product and then choose Set Up in Instagram field

product set up

  • Display the information of Instagram at the left of screen. Click Basic Display > Create New App

basic display

  • There is a field to enter app information, enter app information and then click on Create App

create app

  • There are three more fields of Client OAuth Setting, enter the required information into these fields and click on Save Change

basic display

Step 4: Add Instagram Testers

  • Go to Roles > roles. In the Instagram Tester field, choose Add Instagram Testers


  • Add username of the account that you want to add before clicking on Submit

add intagram testers

  • In the next step, login to the Instagram account that you want to add and click on the cogwheel icon and choose Apps and Websites

app and wwebsites

  • Click on Tester Invites and Accept


Step 5: Generate Instagram Feed Access Token

  • Go back to App, choose Instagram > Basic Display. In the User Token Generator field, click on Generate Token

generate token

  • Display Instagram login requirement, enter your credential and click on Login

login intagram

  • Click on Authorize


  • Display Instagram Access Token. Click on Copy


Step 6: Copy and Paste the token

From the Admin Panel, go to Store > Settings > Configuration > MAGEPLAZA EXTENSIONS > Instagram Feed. Paste the token that you have just copied to User Token.

Your Magento 2 store will benefit from the Instagram Feed in no time. You can drive more traffic across platforms, have a closer relationship with your customers, as well as boost sales thanks to the engaging content. The above 6 steps will help you in taking the Instagram Feed Access Token without a doubt. All comments and questions are welcomed, so don’t worry. Start your Instagram Feed today!

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