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Kirby Instagram Feed

Instagram feed on your website for Kirby 3.

Instagram API

This plugin powered by the new Instagram Basic Display API.

Rate Limits

There is an Instagram API request limit (Instagram API rate limits). Don’t worry! The plugin caches it periodically for the time you set from config.

Expire Token

Instagram access token expires after 2 months (60 days) by default. The plugin automatically refresh the token. If cache is enabled the plugin will do it 1 week before, otherwise it will do it on every request and this is not recommended. So you don’t need to do anything.


  1. Download the latest release
  2. Unzip downloaded file
  3. Copy/paste unzipped folder in your /site/plugins folder


You can use sample basic snippet of plugin:

<?php snippet('instagram-feed') ?>

If you want to customize it, you can look the example usage below:

<?php foreach (site()->instagramFeed() as $feed): ?>
    <a href="<?= $feed->permalink() ?>" target="_blank">
        <img title="<?= $feed->caption() ?>" src="<?= $feed->media_url() ?>">
<?php endforeach ?>

Available $feed methods

  • $feed->id()
  • $feed->caption()
  • $feed->is_album()
  • $feed->is_image()
  • $feed->is_video()
  • $feed->media() (Only available with store enabled option)
  • $feed->media_type() (The Media’s type. Can be IMAGE, VIDEO or CAROUSEL_ALBUM)
  • $feed->media_url()
  • $feed->permalink()
  • $feed->thumbnail() (Only available with store enabled option)
  • $feed->thumbnail_url()
  • $feed->timestamp()
  • $feed->username()

Also site()->instagramFeed() and all items ($feed) in it are collection objects and have all collection methods.


The default values of the package are:

Option Type Default Description
accessToken string null Access token for Instagram Basic Display API.
cache boolean true Enable/disable caching feed and refresh token request. Highly recommended that the cache be enabled to avoid exceeding api request limit.
store boolean false Enable/disable storing images or videos for this plugin.
debug boolean false Enable/disable debugging for this plugin.
expire int 1440 Sets how long the feed items are cached as minutes. Default is one day.
limit int 20 Sets how many feed items are fetch from API.

All the values can be updated in the config.php file and prefixed with owebstudio.instagram-feed.

Sample options


// /site/config/config.php
return [
    'owebstudio.instagram-feed' => [
        'accessToken' => 'INSTAGRAM_ACCESS_TOKEN',
        'cache' => true,
        'store' => true,
        'debug' => false,
        'expire' => 180, // 3 hours
        'limit' => 10 // fetch limit 


Here are a few resources on Instagram access token creation:

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Hi, thanks for including the storing feature!
I purchased the plugin on the old page (clicktonext) and can’t download the newest version from there…?

How can I get the newest version?

Thanks @stffr

I moved the plugins to the new site: I will send a notification to purchasers via soon.

If those who purchased the plugin via Click to Next send the license and email information they purchased to, I will assist them to download the plugin.