In this tutorial we will show you how EmbedFeed works and integrates with WordPress in order to display Facebook, Twitter or Instagram social feeds.
Before you begin, please not that you will need to log in or create an account for EmbedFeed, where you will need to setup your feed, meaning you will use the EmbedFeed admin to generate and design your feed and just copy one line of code that you will need to paste in your WordPress page or post.
1. Generate your social media feed
Once you are logged in EmbedFeed, just follow these steps to create your feed widget:
1.Go to Sources and click ‘Add new source’
2. Choose the social media network (for example click on Instagram)
3. Choose to embed the feed from an Instagram @Account, click on the Instagram account and click ‘Create’
4. The system will create the feed and just click ‘Create feed’ to view and edit your new feed
That’s it. In the edit screen of your feed you can use the variety of customization options to design your feed or use the moderation options to choose which posts to show on your WordPress website.
Once you are finished just save the feed and follow the next steps to embed and display this feed on your WordPress website.
2. Embed your feed in WordPress
As mentioned, the EmbedFeed works with a plugin or you can also display the code with the general code provided in the platform. In the tutorial below, we will show you how to embed the feed with the official EmbedSocial plugin.
Go to Plugins and click ‘Add New’
In the search field type ‘EmbedSocial’
Click ‘Install Now’
4. Once the plugin is installed just click ‘Activate’
5. Now go back to your EmbedFeed account and copy the provided shortcode
6. And paste the shortcode in your page/post WordPress editor
If you want to manually install the plugin just click the link below to download our WordPress plugin.
In this quick tutorial, we will show you how to embed Facebook, Instagram or Twitter feed on your Squarespace website. This means that you can use EmbedFeed as a feed widget for Squarespace or any similar web builder that allows embedding code.
In this example we are going to use Instagram Hashtag Feed (you can also use Facebook or Twitter).
Before you begin:
Make sure you’ve already created your Hashtag feed in your EmbedFeed account.
Once you have generated the feed you just need to copy the provided code (as shown in the image below)
Embedding your Hashtag feed in your Squarespace website
You can watch the video or follow the instructions outlined in the text below:
First, log in to your Squarespace account and navigate to My sites and click on the website where you want to display the feed. Here are the steps on how to create the Hashtag feed page:
Once the config screen opens, on the left side menu click Pages and open the page you want to edit
At the top right in the dark header of the block section, just click the plus + button
In the popover click the content block ‘Embed’
A popup will appear where you will need to click the code icon
And in the blank code space just paste the code that EmbedSocial provides, and click on ‘Set’
The last step is to click on ‘Save’ on the top left corner.