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Add Instagram Photos to Your Apartment Website

Add Instagram Photos to Your Site

If you’re active on Instagram (and you totally should be! your target audience is there) then we highly recommend adding the Instagram photo stream to your apartment website. It’s easy, here’s how:

Setup Instructions

  1. If you haven’t already, setup an Instagram account.
  2. Go to this site and click the blue button. (screenshot)
  3. Sign into your Instagram account. Follow the prompts. (screenshot)
  4. Your Access Token and User ID will show. Copy these and email to your TourVista account manager.
  5. We’ll take it from there and your Instagram Feed will show above the footer on all pages of your website! (screenshot)


Frequently Asked Questions

Is this safe? What is Smash Balloon?

Yes, 100% safe. Smash Balloon is a trusted partner and developer of many popular social media plugins for WordPress (the system TourVista uses as the foundation of your website). We’ve tested Smash Balloon’s Instagram plugin for security and efficiency. It’s a great solution and we’re proud to offer it to our clients.

Does this give TourVista access to my Instagram account?

No, this is a secure method for us to automatically pull your newest content from Instagram and show it on your website without requiring your Instagram login info. It’s known as oAuth 2.0 and it’s 100% safe and secure.

Can I hide the Instagram Photo Feed on certain pages of my website?

Yep, piece of cake. Just edit the page and select “Hide” for the “Footer CTA” section (CTA stands for Call to Action).

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