Mar 242015
WordPress Plugin Name: Instagram Slider Widget
Plugin URL:

Plugin Author: jetonr
WordPress profile: jetonr
Plugin version: 1.4.3
Last updated: April 17, 2018 (9 months ago)
Tested up to (WP version): WP 4.9.9
Downloaded: 682,567
Rating: 5 (out of 5)


Instagram Slider Widget is a responsive slider widget that shows 12 latest images from a public instagram user or a hashtag.


  • Images from Instagram are imported as WordPress attachments
  • Display Images in Slider or Thumbnails
  • No API Key Needed
  • Link images to user profile, image URL, attachment URL, custom URL or none
  • Sort images Randomly, Popularity, Date
  • For more info visit

Where can I get support

I will try to respond to all on plugin support forum but users showing back-link on their website will be more privileged!

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Installation Instructions


  1. Upload instagram-slider-widget to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ’Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to Appearance > Widgets and drag ’Instagram Slider Widget’ to your sidebar
  4. Update the settings in the widget: Instagram Username, Images Layout, Number of Images to show, Check for new images hours


  • PHP 5.2.0 or later
  • WordPress 3.5 or later
  • WordPress Cron must be enabled


  1. Frontend Widget Slider

    Frontend Widget Slider

  2. Frontend Widget Thumbs

    Frontend Widget Thumbs

  3. Backend Configuration

    Backend Configuration

Other notes:

Latest Change log entry:

  • Fix for instagram api change


images, Instagram, slider, widget

+ Jason's Comments

I prefer slider but can show thumbnail grid. Works for widgets and provides a shortcode for placing in pages / posts.