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Instagram Carousel

Showcase your Instagram posts in an innovative way. And catch your site visitor Ingeniously exhibit your Instagram feed on the carousel. It is one of the most useful modules that help to create an Instagram feed carousel that attracts your site visitors massively.

Retrieve Instagram Access Token

Before you start, you will need access to the following:

  • You need to have a public Instagram account and have some posts published there.
  • A Facebook Developer account

At first, you should copy the email address and these URLs to your notepad


You can follow this video or follow this documentation’s steps below.

Step 1— Create a new app

You need to create an app on Facebook Developers. To do this, you have to log in to your Facebook profile and go to Facebook Developers Account.

URL:  https://developers.facebook.com/apps/

Go to the Apps panel and click Create App.

When asked what your app needs to do, select More options/Something Else.

This will open a pop-up window where you can give a name for your App, set your email address, and choose a Business Manager if you have one. After setting your App Display Name, click on Create App.

Must Keep> [email protected]

Once you have completed the app creation flow your app will be loaded in the App Dashboard.

Step 2— Configure the Instagram basic display

Click Products, locate the Instagram Basic Display product and click Set Up to add it to your app.

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Create New App.

On the left side of the screen, you will see the Dashboard; go to Settings > Basic. On the main screen, you will see the App ID and App Secret fields. 

You need to type in your app’s name, domain, email, and others. Select Business and Pages in the Category dropdown list.

ATTENTION! It’s recommended to use https extension.

Choose the Yourself or your own business option in the App Purpose block. Once everything is done, click on the Save Changes button.

To successfully save changes, you’ll also need to add your Privacy Policy URL and User Data Deletion URL. You will find these settings in the top section under the Basic app settings (Settings > Basic). At this stage, you can also use your website URL but you’ll need to replace them with valid URLs later.

Privacy policy URL:  https://divipeople.com/terms-and-conditions/

Screenshot in High Resolution 


Step 3 — Add an Instagram test user

Now you need to add an Instagram Test user in order to get your access token. Go to the Dashboard > Roles.

Scroll down to the Instagram Testers block and click on the Add Instagram Testers button.

You need to specify the Instagram account, which will be your Tester User’s one.


ATTENTION! You must insert here your Instagram Account username. Not our Instagram Account username divipople_tester

After clicking the Submit button, an invitation will be sent to this Instagram user. Open a new web browser window to go to Instagram and sign in to your Instagram account > settings.

Step 4 — Get Instagram access token

Go to the Products in the Dashboard on the left.

Click on the Instagram Basic Display > Basic Display.

On the main page, go to the Client OAuth Settings and insert the https://api.divipeople.com/instagram-token

In the Deauthorize insert the URL which users will be pinged if someone tries to uninstall apps via Facebook.com without interacting with the app itself.

So It must Be https://divipeople.com/

In the next block – Data Deletion Requests – insert the URL.

So It must Be https://divipeople.com/


ATTENTION! It’s recommended to use https extension and do not change any URLs. Must keep all URLs same as the screenshot. 

Go to the Products in the Dashboard on the left.

Click on the Instagram Basic Display > Basic Display.

Find your Instagram App ID and Instagram App Secret.

Go to https://api.divipeople.com/instagram-token

Enter your Instagram App ID and Instagram App Secret.

Congratulations! The token was successfully created.

Copy it and proceed to the next step.

How to use Instagram Carousel Module

  • Go to the page and click Enable Visual Builder.
  • Click Add a new section and choose the row.
  • Click (+) icon “Add new module”, then “Insert module” will be appeared.
  • From this section go to the search bar and search “DP Instagram Carousel”.
  •  Go to the Instagram Carousel tab find the Access Token field and paste your token. BOOM!

For design ideas please visit https://demo.divipeople.com/plugins/divi-social-plus/instagram-carousel/