LightWidget and WordPress

This guide works only for stand-alone WordPress installation. If you have an account on wordpress.com this tutorial is not for you. Unfortunately wordpress.com does not support IFrames, so it is not possible to use LightWidget on wordpress.com pages:(
This is really short tutorial how to put LightWidget – our responsive widget for Instagram, into WordPress based website. No need to:

  • create Instagram account
  • install any additional plugins
  • obtain access keys to Instagram API

Process is easy. Within few steps You will have Instagram widget in Your WordPress blog or page.

Click on image to enlarge it. 

wordpress-logo-notext-rgb1. You need to have working installation of WordPress. But if You want to have Instagram widget in WordPress blog, you probably already have it. But if You don’t have WordPress installed, please start with that first, and then get back to this tutorial.
 

Login to WordPress and add LightWidget - responsive widget for Instagram2. Login to Your WordPress admin panel. Make sure that You are using account that have access to Widget settings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wordpress Instagram Widget Appearance Widgets3. After You log-in to WordPress from menu choose Appearance and then – Widgets.

 

 

 

Drag text widget in order to add Instagram widget to WordPress4. Once You are on Widget page, drag Text (Arbitary text or HTML) widget from available widgets to one of Your widget container. For instance Primary Sidebar.

 

 

 

 

 

Generate responsive Instagram Widget for WordPress5.If You didn’t generate the widget yet, please do it now. Go to main page and generate the widget. Check the preview and click Get Code! button. Copy the generated code.

Our config is:

Hashtag – extreme

Columns – 2

Rows – 4

Use image preloader

Hover – Fade in

 

Paste generated code into text widget in WordPress6. Paste the generated code into Your text widget. No need to fill the title. Press Save button, and go to Your front page to check how the widget looks like!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How LightWidget looks in WordPress installationWordPress with responsive Instagram widget

In few simple steps You will have Instagram widget with Your photos in Your blog!

Of course You can place as many widgets as You want, there is no limit. All Instagram widgets will be responsive, so they will not break your responsive theme!

If You have any problems with embedding lightwidget into Your WordPress installation contact us, we will try to help You!