Instagram Reels is becoming the must-use social media format, especially because the platform is pushing Reels as the default video format on Instagram.
In the past few months, the editing capabilities to create a Reel have become truly powerful! From placing stickers, music and voiceover to using existing Reel’s effects as a template, creators now have endless options to create videos that we have not seen before.
And in order to make sure all this hard work to create a Reel pays off, EmbedFeed is extending it’s social media aggregation capabilities, providing a new and unique option to embed Instagram reels on a website. Automatically and in just few seconds.
In this following text, you can read more on how to Embed instagram Reels by using the following 2 options:
- EmbedFeed to aggregate all your Reels into an interactive web widget
- Default option in Instagram for manually embedding Reel by Reel or
Option 1: Aggregate and embed all Instagram Reels automatically
If you want to save time by automatically embedding all of your Instagram Reels into your website or blog, use EmbedFeed’s Reels Feed. All you need is to connect your Instagram username or the hashtag and EmbedFeed will generate and provide an embeddable code. Then, you can paste the code on your website or blog and expand the reach of your Instagram Reels automatically. Here are the actual steps:
First, log in to EmbedFeed or create a free trial account.
Step 1: Go to Sources and choose Instagram
Step 2: Choose the Instagram account that has Instagram Reels and click Next
Please note, you can use a hashtag and pull Reels that are tagged with that hashtag.
Step 3: Choose widget layout and click ‘Create widget’
Step 4: Go to the Moderation tab, and pick to show only the Reels, you can do this by selecting the Reels videos (as shown below.). Or you can create a widget that will show the photos and the Reels posts all together. The choice is yours.
Step 5: Copy / paste the provide code into your website body section.
Or if you are using WordPress, check the embedding Instagram feed instructions.
Here is a demo:
Instagram Reels demo
This is a sample of Instagram Reels widget embedded in this blog post:
Embed Instagram Reels manually
If you need a free option that will just embed one Reel manually, you can follow these steps:
- On Desktop, open an Instagram Reel
- Click the top-right 3 dots icon
- From the popup click on Embed
- On the next screen, copy the provided code
- Paste the code into your website or blog
The key to successful marketing on Instagram is to use a mix of content formats, and that definitely includes Reels.
We hope this new functionality will help you expand the reach of your Instagram activity, get more views of your Instagram Reels and more followers to your account.