This add-on embeds your Instagram video and photo feed on your marketplace storefront. You can set up updating on a schedule or enable real-time uploading of the feed.
Invite your Instagram followers to your marketplace and boost conversion rates and sales or display your latest posts from Instagram to any visitor of your e-commerce website to enhance:
—Showcasing and promotion of goods and services;
—Building a community around the brand by streaming your day-to-day non-business activities and engaging customers to follow you;
—Increasing trust and brand awareness.
The Instagram Feed Widget will bring your social activity to your business in one click
Since 41% of Instagrammers state that they would follow a brand to take advantage of perks and giveaways, give followers that incentive. Provide them with bonuses, special offers, and insider announcements.
Share your followers’ photos on your own profile
Promote good feelings of the customers and create an association with your brand. 65% of Instagrammers say they feel honored when a brand mentions them.
—Increase Social Engagement. Increase your number of followers by displaying your Instagram content directly in your store.
—Save Time. Increase efficiency by only posting to Instagram and automatically displaying content in the store.
—Super simple to set up. No confusing steps or Instagram Developer account needed.
Linking Facebook and Instagram accounts
—To be able to use the add-on you first need to create Facebook and Instagram accounts
—Next, you need to link the Facebook and Instagram accounts
Create Facebook application
—Go to https://developers.facebook.com and create a new application
—Enter the name of your application and your email address.
—Initial configuration of the add-on starts with creating a test version of your production Facebook app. In the Dashboard of your production app, click the down arrow next to the app name in the left navigation pane. Click “Create Test App”.
Setting up the test app
Add the “Facebook Login” app and go to its settings. Enter the following link https://example.com/admin.php?dispatch=addons.update&addon=sd_instagram to “Valid OAuth Redirect URIs”.
Make sure you enter the link with HTTPS. Then, you need to replace the “example.com/admin.php” with your admin panel link.
In the app settings, add a WWW platform and enter your store web address.
Next, you need to get access to the test store. In order to do that you first need to go to https://developers.facebook.com/tools/explorer.
Open the User or Page list and select Get User Access Token.
In “Permissions” select manage_pages and instagram_basic.
Submit a me/accounts request. Data is missing now.
To get the data, you need to request access.
Once you get the access, the page data is displayed in the space provided.
Go to Settings -> Basic and copy App ID and App Secret from the page. Now you are ready to proceed to the installation of the CS-Cart add-on.
Installing and setting up the add-on
—Install the add-on
—Enter App ID and App Secret
—Choose the page for Instagram link
—Go to the Layouts tap and add Instagram block on
—Choose which view mode you want to use
App review on Facebook
Once the add-on is set up on the store website with the test Facebook app, the manage_pages and instagram_basic access you received requires review.
You begin the process in the App Review section of your App Dashboard. In the “Add additional permissions and features” section select manage_pages and submit for approval.
Add the Instagram product, and in the instagram_basic section, submit for the product review. Once approved, go to the CS-Cart add-on settings and replace App ID and App Secret of your test app with App ID and App Secret of the production app.
In the “Tell us how you're using this permission or feature” section, specify “Show Instagram posts on my home page”.
Select “Server-to-Server” and add the description:
—Install add-on of Instagram
—Enter App ID and secret
—Select available account with Instagram
—Show my instagram posts on the storefront home page
Record a screencast showing how you set up the add-on. In the View Notes dialogue for the permission submission, provide a description for how you will use the data returned by any endpoints that require the permission, and the screencast. click the Submit For Review button at the bottom of the page.
Once the settings are set up and the permissions reviewed, the Instagram post should appear on the storefront page.
Please follow the instructions: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/instagram-api/getting-started/?locale=en_US#screencast
The add-on is compatible with CS-Cart and Multi-Vendor 4.5.0 and above.