The 8 Best Instagram Plugins for WordPress (Mostly Free)

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Are you searching for the best Instagram plugins to display photos on WordPress? If so, you’ve reached the right place.

We love both WordPress and Instagram. They can help each other to boost your website traffic and expand the network. Insert your Instagram photos in posts, pages or sidebar to encourage your readers to follow you on the photo-sharing site, which will result in growing your page visits.

 Best Instagram Plugins for WordPress

In this post, we’ll show you the 10 best Instagram plugins for WordPress to showcase your stunning photos and videos to attract your audience.

1. Smash Balloon Social Photo Feed (Formerly Instagram Feed)

Start with the Social Photo Feed. It is an awesome plugin to display Instagram photos from any non-private Instagram accounts on WordPress. You can show photos from multiple accounts, either in a single feed or in different feeds.

Social Photo Feed comes with an attractive, responsive layout and mobile-ready optimization. The plugin is customizable in terms of width, height, number of photos, number of columns, image size, background color, image spacing and more. It allows you to insert photos into posts, pages, widgets using a short code.

Social Photo Feed is a great tool to regularly update your readers with the latest photos and increase social media engagement.

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2. 10Web Social Photo Feed

10Web Social Photo Feed is another Instagram plugin to add a responsive photo gallery on WordPress. It is user-friendly and easy to set up. The plugin lets you display Instagram social feeds, photos, video feeds in posts and sidebar widgets.

The feed can be displayed from public Instagram accounts or based on hashtags. It uses 4 layouts for smaller and larger displays along with user metadata like bio, the number of posts and followers. You can create as many as Instagram feeds, and they will be responsive, SEO-friendly too.

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3. Social Feed Gallery

Social Feed Gallery is a fantastic plugin to display your Instagram feed and tags on the website. It is easy to use, and you can show photos from the photo-sharing site as a gallery or carousel slider.

There are no complex settings to configure, and an Instagram username or tag name is enough to create a unique gallery of your precious contents. Create your Instagram gallery from the dashboard and insert it into posts, pages using the short code or in the form of a sidebar widget.

It also offers a premium version with advanced features like multiple Instagram user accounts, popups, and more layouts.

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4. Social Slider Widget

Do you want to impress visitors with beautiful slider images? Here’s the solution. Social Slider Widget lets you show images from a public Instagram account or from a hashtag in slider or thumbnails.

As an admin, you can customize the image links, sort order, number of images and refreshing frequency. A slider widget can show 12 latest images from a user account or up to 18 images from a hashtag.

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5. Essential Grid Gallery WordPress Plugin

Essential Grid Gallery is an all-rounder grid building solution for WordPress. It is a great tool for the business websites with exceptional features that can be used to display various content formats like images, Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo, portfolio, sliders, and others in beautiful grids. The plugin is packed with more than 30 skins and examples to quickly create grid galleries that you need.

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6. Instagram Journal

Instagram Journal is another responsive and versatile plugin to connect your website readers with the Instagram account. Showcase your Instagram photos, photos you’ve liked, photos of a certain hashtag, photos of friends’ accounts, photos of a location and more anywhere on WordPress.

It is highly customizable and lets you display photos on all devices in attractive layouts and designs. Control everything including gallery size, color, effects, animations, number of photos, etc. to decorate the Instagram feed as you want.

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7. Feed them Social

Feed Them Social is a popular social media feed plugin for WordPress websites. It is a perfect tool to display photos and videos from your Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, and Vine accounts.

The site owners can create an unlimited number of social feeds and insert them in posts, pages, and sidebar. Customize the feeds, font colors and let readers share your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter feeds among their followers.

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8. AccessPress iFeeds

AccessPress Instagram Feed is a simple Instagram plugin to display your Instagram post images in mosaic, slider layouts. It has an interactive user interface and delivers fully responsive, mobile-optimized content to the viewers.

There are three different modes for the feeds—Normal, Slider and Light box. It features 3 design layouts, and you can use either a slider or short code to showcase images.

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Are you using any Instagram plugin on your WordPress blog? Feel free to share your feedback and suggestions through comments.

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