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

First, make sure that you have the latest Premium Addons Free/PRO versions installed on your site.

Let’s set up the Instagram account, so you can start to get the media from your Instagram account.

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

Elementor Instagram Feed widget login button
Instagram Feed Widget for Elementor Access Credentials

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

Elementor Instagram Feed widget Facebook login page
Facebook Login Page

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

Elementor Instagram Feed widget Instagram login page
Instagram Permissions Authorization Pop Up

Once you authorize the 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 and your feed will be loaded.

Elementor Instagram Feed widget Access Token option field

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