How to Embed Instagram Photos into A WordPress Blog

Are you a fan of Instagram and WordPress? If yes, now there’s an easier way for you to add your Instagram masterpieces to your WordPress blog. With this, you can easily share your experience with your blog readers by embedding the instagram photos into your WordPress blog.

According to WordPress, “We know many of you document and share your experiences with Instagram, so we’re excited to announce that you can now embed images from Instagram on your blog.”


How to Embed the Instagram photos into WordPress

As with other embeds, it’s quite easy. First, copy the image’s URL from your web browser’s address bar while viewing the instagram image


Then, while you are editing a post or page, simply paste the URL on its own line:

So for example, this text and URL:


Will display this on your blog:


The URL automatically embeds the largest size of the image that fits into the content area. Alternatively, you can control the size of an image using shortcode. For example:

[instagram url= width=275]

Embeds this image instead:


An image is automatically linked to the URL of its original Instagram page, so when readers click the image on your blog, they are taken to its full-size version.

Happy Instagramming!

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  • Craig Crawford

    Thanks for the great info buddy!!!!