FC Instagram

Quickly build an effective for your project with this template.

# Before You Start

# Step 1: Create a Facebook App

Go to developers.facebook.com, click My Apps, and create a new app. Once you have created the app and are in the App Dashboard, navigate to Settings > Basic, scroll the bottom of page, and click Add Platform.

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Choose Website, add your website’s URL, and save your changes. You can change the platform later if you wish, but for this tutorial, use Website.

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# Step 2: Configure Instagram Basic Display

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

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Click Basic Display, scroll to the bottom of the page, then click Create New App.

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# Step 3: Add an Instagram Test User

Navigate to Roles > Roles and scroll down to the Instagram Testers section. Click Add Instagram Testers and enter your Instagram account’s username and send the invitation.

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Open a new web browser and go to www.instagram.com and sign into your Instagram account that you just invited. Navigate to (Profile Icon) > Edit Profile > Apps and Websites > Tester Invites and accept the invitation.

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Your Instagram account is now eligible to be accessed by your Facebook app.

# Step 4: Authenticate the Test User

Access the token generator in the App Dashboard > Products > Instagram > Basic Display tab.

Click on Generate Token button for Instagram Tester user of your app. Please note Tokens can only be generated for public Instagram accounts.

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Authenticate if requested, follow the instructions, accept permissions and copy the Access Token it appears.

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