Instagram Feed for WordPress - InstaShow

Instagram Feed for WordPress - InstaShow

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InstaShow is a premium WordPress Instagram feed for creating charming galleries of Instagram images. Take the advantage of an all-new multipurpose responsive Instagram feed for displaying various photos from Instagram with great number of possibilities to determine necessary resources and to set up additional filters.

60+ adaptable parameters and 10 color schemes will help to adjust the Instagram gallery as you wish. Use fully responsive and mobile friendly widget to attract your website’s audience in a flash.

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  InstaShow Features

We aim at the production of high-quality and user-friendly products for our customers. That’s why we strive to allow you to use full potential of a product. For Instagram WordPress feed InstaShow we’ve prepared more than 60 adjustable parameters so that you can easily adapt the Instagram widget to your website.


  • The number of Instagram sources is restricted only by your desires
  • Add any combination of usernames, hashtags and specific Instagram photos
  • Use additional conditions to filter Instagram photos
  • Exclude specific photos or photos which contain the specified hashtags or which refers to the certain authors with “except” filter
  • Filter Instagram photos by @username, #hashtag or specific photo with “only” filter
  • Specify required number of loaded images to restrict their count with “limit” option
  • Define how long the photos will be cached in browsers’ local storage with “cacheMediaTime” option


  • Adjust width and height of your website Instagram feed for WordPress
  • Make Instagram feed responsive to adjust it to any screen
  • Set the number of columns and rows in the grid
  • Choose the appropriate gutter between photos
  • Specify the responsive breakpoints to set the columns, rows and gutter in the grid depending on a window width

User Interface

  • 3 different navigation controls of the gallery: arrows, scroll, drag
  • Choose in which way the photos are scrolled: page by page or in free mode
  • Use the loop option to show an infinite Instagram feed. It’s enabled by default.
  • Display or hide scrollbar indicator
  • Each UI element is Retina ready
  • 2 variants of scrolling direction: horizontal or vertical
  • Automatic image scrolling with autorotation mode
  • Pause on hover in autorotation mode
  • 2 animation effects of image scrolling: slide or fade
  • Adjustable animation speed
  • Choose animation easing of slide switching
  • Share a link to any photo in your Instagram feed with the help of the popup deep linking option.
  • Adjustable image scroll speed in popup
  • Choose animation easing of image scrolling in popup
  • 16 languages support (de, en, es, fr, it, nl, no, pl, pt-BR, sv, tr, ru, hi, ko, zh-HK, ja)
  • Choose the mode of opening Instagram images: in popup or directly in Instagram.

Display or hide each UI element in the WordPress Instagram gallery:

  • Likes counter
  • Comments counter
  • Description

Popup Info

Display or hide each UI element in the popup:

  • Username
  • Instagram link
  • Likes counter
  • Comments counter
  • Location
  • Passed time
  • Description
  • Comments


  • 10 Predefined Color Schemes
  • Adjustable color of 24 UI elements


  • Set the parameters as you wish with the shortcode generator
  • Use InstaShow with one of the most popular page-builder for WordPress – Visual Composer. VC InstaShow element is available with all customization opportunities.
  • WordPress Instagram feed plugin checks automatically new updates. You will be notified and able to update the widget in WordPress admin panel if a new version is available.

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  Change Log – new version 2.0.3 is available for download

July 27, 2016 – Version 2.0.3

### Fixed
 * Missing photos by hashtags issue
 * API SSL certificate verification issue
 * API timeout issue
 * jQuery 3.1.0 compatibility issue
 * Saving of API settings issue
 * Bug with comments option in the popup info 

### Added
 * Clearing of server-side cache after changes in API settings

July 21, 2016 – Version 2.0.2

### Fixed
 * Client id & Access token issue

July 21, 2016 – Version 2.0.1

### Fixed
 * Responsive option bug
 * Navigation controls bug
 * Safari issue in the admin panel

July 14, 2016 – Version 2.0.0

### Fixed
 * Deleted photo bug
 * Hashtag uppercase bug

### Added
 * New Admin UI

June 11, 2016 – Version 1.9.5

### Fixed 
 * API paths parsing issue
 * API url issue

### Added
 * API transport fallback

June 07, 2016 – Version 1.9.4

### Fixed
 * Hashtag loading issue
 * Filter option bug

### Added
 * Internal API new transport
 * Old browser prefixes

June 02, 2016 – Version 1.9.3

### Fixed
 * Hashtags media order bug
 * Hashtags restriction issue

May 31, 2016 – Version 1.9.2

### Fixed
 * Thumbnails display bug 
 * Popup deep linking option bug
 * Needless query param issue 
 * API trailing slash issue

May 27, 2016 – Version 1.9.1

### Fixed
 * Instagram API compatibility bug

May 26, 2016 – Version 1.9.0

### Fixed
 * Repeated images bug
 * RTL mode bug
 * Feed loading bug when there is a broken source

### Added
 * New Instagram API requirements support 
Attention! Important update to fit Instagram API Changes. Learn more

April 14, 2016 – Version 1.8.0

### Fixed
 * Instagram specific image in source option bug
 * Mobile drag control bug
 * Scroll control default value bug
 * Not working with mailchimp bug

### Changed
 * Grid calculation

### Added
 * VC preview
 * 'instaShowReady' jQuery event

March 29, 2016 – Version 1.7.0

### Fixed
 * Source uppercase bug
 * Video in popup starts playing on description click
 * Popup image width bug
 * Arrows blinking during loading
 * Empty info options bug

### Changed
 * Analytics module changed
 * Second page loading on initialization prevented
 * Don't show error messages by default
 * Error messages text
 * Don't hide video marker in the gallery on media hover

### Added
 * Loop gallery option
 * Debug mode
 * Description links in plain-text converting to HTML tags
 * Experimental option to support high resolution images (1080x1080)
 * Gallery arrows active effect

February 05, 2016 – Version 1.6.0

### Fixed
 * Instagram API response data changes issue
 * Square images fitting bug
 * Old php versions issue

### Changed
 * target="_blank" and rel="nofollow" for all anchors

### Added
 * Custom templates support
 * Custom CSS and JS editor
 * Option to add InstaShow script on every page (for ajax websites)

December 28, 2015 – Version 1.5.0

### Fixed
 * Arrows in popup disappearing
 * The widget fell by using jQuery 1.9.1

### Changed
 * Image loading optimization breakpoints
 * Handlebars included in package version

### Added
 * Mode option
 * Filter option
 * Play icon on videos in gallery
 * Defer script loading support
 * Admin UI translation support

November 26, 2015 – Version 1.4.3

### Fixed
 * Responsive options sorting breakpoints bug
 * Internationalization, descriptions and comments special characters bug

November 22, 2015 – Version 1.4.2

### Fixed
 * Shortcode source bug
 * Responsive option bug
 * Empty comments array in response from Instagram API bug

### Changed
 * Option responsive allows url encoded string

November 21, 2015 – Version 1.4.1

### Fixed
 * Multiple sources images duplication bug
 * Option source specific media shortcode extended characters

### Changed
 * clientId is deprecated. Use accessToken instead.
 * Default value of cacheMediaTime option is decreased to 0

### Added
 * Live updates functionality
 * Images count limit option
 * Responsive breakpoints option
 * Instagram images loading optimization
 * Scripts loading optimization
More info about client id deprecation

October 29, 2015 – Version 1.3.0

### Fixed
 * Album-oriented images deformation bug
 * Over last view translation moving backward bug
 * Images with different sizes don't fit in popup bug
 * Gallery transitions glitches

### Changed
 * Gallery layout markup

### Added
 * Instagram Access Token support
 * Set specific Instagram image as source or filter
 * Instagram URL as a source or a filter support
 * Gallery info dynamic resize
 * Packaged edition (dependencies free)

October 15, 2015 – Version 1.2.0

### Fixed
 * Popup animation shaking
 * @username and #hashtags links in description and comments

### Added
 * Non-square images support
 * Popup deep linking
 * Popup video icon
 * Media list cache expiry time option
 * Shortcode generator autosave settings
More info about non square photos

October 04, 2015 – Version 1.1.0

### Fixed
 * Fade translation animation bug
 * Touchend popup initiation bug
 * Visual Composer Scroll Control bug
 * WordPress error message box position on InstaShow Page

### Changed
 * Popup close control for mobile devices
 * Info and Popup Info Visual Composer controls to checkboxes

### Added
- Analytics
- colorPopupMobileControlsBg option

September 27, 2015 – Version 1.0.1

### Fixed
 * WP plugin name conflict
 * Generator width and height input issue

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