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Published on June 20th, 2013 | by David Massie


How to embed instagram video on wordpress

Facebook announces Video on Instagram, Just after it as been said I was already wondering how we could bring this in our WordPress Blog and pages using share and WordPress plugins.

How to embed Instagram video on WordPress ? From embed sharing to WordPress plugins we show you how to share your Instagram video on the web. Note that officially you cant Embed directly from Instagram … but check out our few tricks on how to do it.

If you don’t want to red the entire post, here’s a quick resume.

Best way to embed your video with wordpress plugins.

- Simple instagram ( wordpress plugins )
- Instagram Video Feed ( wordpress plugins )
- Embedly Wp plugin ( wordpress plugins )
- Video Photo Instagram ( wordpress plugins )

Best way to embed your video with copy/paste code tools.

- http://storify.com ( embed code tools )
- http://embed.ly/ ( embed code tools )
- http://www.embedinstagram.com/ ( embed code tools )


Let’s start now


Option no.1

WordPress plugins


Premium plugin Simple Instagram VIDEO


Introducing Video on Instagram! This plugin leverages the newly added video stream as all of the features if the current API. Share your favorite videos and photos pulled directly from the Instagram API. Its simple, easy, and highly customizable. Start sharing now!
Right now it’s the best plugin around. Its even Responsive and Fully mobile and tablet-ready.
Download now


Premium plugin Live Event Feed with Instagram photos & videos

instragam video
“Live Event Feed with Instagram” let’s you to create live photo+video feeds from event places. Smartphone+Instagram app are enough to create live feed in your WP website.

Get and install the plugin, make your website ready to do live event feed whenever it is needed. And viewers can watch your live event feed via mobile&desktop browsers.

Download now


Option no.2

Sharing via Twitter/Facebook

1. Film your video
2. Share your video on twitter/Facebook to get the video link
3. Copy and paste it to your blog page or post ( instagram.com/p/azMXmhpUfx/# , just add http:// in the front of the link)

And voila, this is just a copy/paste link and it automatically gives you this outcome
( tested on WordPress only, work only on wp 3.5+ version )

Live example

Testing out instagram video #wordpress #instragram #video


Option no.3


Free WordPress Plugins

Embedly Wp plugin

Free WordPress plugins, really easy to use it add a small “embed it” button to your post/page editor bar. You need to create an account at http://embed.ly/ to make it work.

Option no.4


Embed code and tools


Free tool to embed your Instagram video, you need to create an account. Not very simple to use, I found the website very confusing … If you have a WordPress website I strongly suggest you to install the plugin.


Best way to share your Instagram video, here you have the step by step “how to” made by the Storify staff : http://storify.com/storify/now-on-storify-instagram-videos

Live example



Ultra simple and free online tools
, just paste your link and it gives you a clean html5 code to copy/paste in your post or page. Keep in mind the flash code cant be seen on Iphone since it does not support flash.

Live example using the flash option

Embed by embedinstagram.com

Live example using the html5 option

Embed by embedinstagram.com

* Please note that on Firefox and some mobile devices the HTML5 code provided by this tools don’t work and gives you this error message. You don’t get these using premium wordpress plugins.

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We keep this post up to date, as soon as a plugin or other tools become available we will list them here


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About the Author

is a website designer and a experienced premium WordPress theme user. Having over 5 years of freelance projects under his belt, he frequently writes articles on design trends, social media and premium WordPress Themes. You can follow his tweets @wordpresshandp

2 Responses to How to embed instagram video on wordpress

  1. Pingback: How to embed your Instagram videos - Retroviral

  2. Dani says:

    These are good plugins. The last I found it is Instagram photo & video gallery ( premium plugin ), it can get photos and videos and has shortcodes and widgets to show them by user, tags, etc.. :)


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