How to Migrate Instagram Feed Widget from the Old API to the New API

Recently, Instagram API has been deprecated, so you will need to migrate to the new API handled by Facebook. Premium Instagram Feed widget for Elementor is now fully compatible with the new API. Since now, no more need to use Instagram access token generator.

In this article, we will show how you can migrate from the old API to the new one with just two steps.

Requirements:

  • You will need Premium Addons PRO plugin installed and activated on your website.
  • Also, make sure that this widget/addon is enabled so you can find it in the Elementor editor. Check this article to know how to do that.
  • Premium Addons works only with Elementor Page Builder plugin so you will need to have it installed and activated as well.

Let’s connect Instagram account to Elementor Instagram Feed widget, so you can start to retrieve the media from your Instagram account.

Step 1: In widget settings -> Content tab -> Access Credentials, click on LOG IN WITH FACEBOOK button.

Elementor Instagram Access Token Generator
Elementor Instagram Access Token Generator

Step 2: It will redirect you to Instagram login page, please enter your Facebook credentials then click on Log In button.

Elementor Instagram Feed widget Instagram Login Page
Elementor Instagram Feed widget Instagram Login Page

Step 3: You will be automatically redirected to Instagram permissions page make sure “Access your media” permission is checked, then click Authorize.

Premium Instagram Token Generator for Elementor
Premium Instagram Token Generator for Elementor

Once you authorize Elementor Instagram Feed widget to connect your Instagram account, the login popup will be closed automatically and an access token will be inserted into “Access Token” option field in the widget settings and your feed will be loaded.

Elementor Instagram Feed widget Access Token option field
Elementor Instagram Feed widget Access Token option field

If you still need any further assistance, feel free to contact Premium Addons support team from here. We would be more than glad to help 😁

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