Instagram Access Token | Social Feeds | WP Social Ninja

WP Social Ninja is always focused on making the best of popular social platforms to provide your business the exposure it deserves. And that’s why we have come up with an Instagram feed for your website. With 1 billion currently active users, Instagram has shown immense growth.

Instagram Access Token #

To add Instagram Feed to your website you need to retrieve the access token. To acquire Instagram Access Token let’s follow the steps below-

Step 1 #

Visit to create an App. Navigate to

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Step 2 #

Then, click on My Apps to go further.

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Create App

Step 3 #

A popup button will appear. Next, select Something Else and then click on the Continue button.

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Continue Button

Step 4 #

To create the App provide your App Display Name.

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App Display Name

Now select the Create App button to continue.

Step 5 #

Before you set up the Instagram Basic Display, click on the Settings from the left side and then select Basic.


Step 6 #

Next, scroll down and click on the Add Platform button.

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Add Platform button

Now select the Website to go to the next step.

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Select Platform

Step 7 #

Once you click on the Website, you will have to provide your website URL. For demonstration, we will provide our website URL. You can put any.

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Now, click on the Save Changes button to preserve your settings.

Step 8 #

Next, click on the Products from the left sidebar.

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Click on Products Option

From the Products, click on the Instagram Basic Display Set Up button.

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Instagram Basic Display

Scroll down and click on the Create New App.

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Create New App

Next, put your Display Name. As we have already provided all the information you can see the Display Name is visible. Once you are done click on the Create App button.

Create App Button
Create App Button

Step 9 #

Here, insert your website URL in the input fields. And click on the Save Changes button.

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Save Changes

To get Instagram Access Token, in the next step click on the Add or Remove Instagram Testers.

Add or Remove Instagram Testers

After that, hit on the Add or Remove Instagram Testers.

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Add Instagram Testers

A pop-up Add Instagram Testers will appear on your screen. Insert the username and click on the Submit button.

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Submit Button

Step 10 #

Next, you need to manage your Instagram Tester Invitations from your profile’s Apps and Websites section. In case you are logged out from your Instagram profile, please log in.

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This will take you to your Instagram profile Settings → Apps and Websites → Tester Invites Section. Now click on the Accept button to continue.

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Apps & Websites

Step 11 #

To generate Instagram Access Token go back to Now go to Dashboard and select Products → Instagram Basic Display → Basic Display.

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Basic Display

Next, scroll down and you will see the field Generate Token. Click on the Generate Token field to retrieve Instagram Access Token. 

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Generate Token

    Once you click on the Generate Token field, log in with your Instagram credentials.

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Click Continue to go to the next step.

Next, to Access Instagram Token click on the Authorize button.

authorize Instagram access token

Now tick on the I understand box. If you want to copy the Access Token, click on the Copy button and hit Done.

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And congratulations! You’ve got the Instagram Access Token.

Also, check out – Instagram Configuration