Easy Instagram Photos - Magento 2 module documentation

Author: Paweł Wasiluk

Easy Instagram Photos Module

Module overview

Instagram currently has over 700 million active users and their number is constantly growing. Make your store not indifferent to global trends and connect it to your Instagram account. The Easy Instagram Photos module allows you to add photo galleries based on the latest entries from your Instagram account.

Module compatibility

This module is compatibile with Magento Community versions: 2.3.

How it works

After installing the module, head to the Admin Panel. There, go to Stores > Configuration > Aurora > Easy Instagram Photos.

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Under the given path, you will see configurations for the module, consisting of 3 fields:

Enable – turn on the module
User Id – user id of your instagram account
Access Token – token to your instagram account

Both under the user id and access token we have a link to the instructions where we can get them.

After completing the configuration. We can use the widget that was generated by the module.

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Title - widget title
Number of Images - number of displayed photos
Select Size of Image - allows you to specify the size of the photos

After inserting e.g. on the main page, the module looks as follows:

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Installation

Composer

  1. Add repo to composer.json:
"repositories": [
    ...
    {
        "type": "vcs",
        "url": "git@git.auroracreation.com:aurora-modules/easy-instagram-photos.git"
    }
    ...
],
  1. Add package to composer.json:
"require": {
    ...
    "aurora/easy-instagram-photos": "*"
    ...
},
  1. In Magento root folder run commands:
composer update aurora/easy-instagram-photos
php bin/magento module:enable Aurora_EasyInstagramPhotos
php bin/magento setup:upgrade

Manual

  1. Unzip archive.
  2. Upload extension files on your server to:
{Magento root}
└── app/
    └── code
  1. In Magento root folder run commands:
php bin/magento module:enable Aurora_EasyInstagramPhotos
php bin/magento setup:upgrade

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