In this column we will analyze the accurate manual on how to insert Instagram photo gallery InstaShow into a WordPress site. We will work with an excellent cloud product with ready-made tools for sites - Elfsight Apps.
Shortcodes in WordPress are little bits of code that let you do various things with little effort. With shortcodes, one single line is all it takes to add functionality to your website that would otherwise need a lot of coding. All our plugins generate WordPress shortcodes. You can use them the same way you’d use any other WordPress ones.
Customers with ajax-powered WordPress websites have sometimes complained of a plugin loading issue. The gist of the issue is that when you visit a page without the plugin, and then go to the page with the plugin, the plugin doesn’t load until you refresh the page.
We use WordPress' best practices to make our plugins and apps as compatible as possible with other plugins and themes. However, sometimes conflicts still occur, and the InstaShow popup might conflict with the WordPress theme’s layout.
There is an error that comes up sometimes when our customers are trying to install InstaShow WordPress plugin: The package could not be installed. No valid plugins were found. This mistake is easy to make, and fortunately, it is as easy to fix.
If new images don’t display in your feed right away, the most likely reason for this is plugin’s cache. Your feed takes the data from the cache which hasn’t expired yet.
Sometimes InstaShow might take a while to load. There are several reasons for that, so let's examine them in this article.
Working with shortcodes is generally pretty easy, however, there are things that you have to keep in mind. Some of them might influence the work of our plugins.
This might seem like a serious error, but in fact the reasons for such behavior are often simple and easily fixed. Let's see what you can do in a situation like this.
InstaShow can not only display Instagram images, it also supports Instagram videos. And sometimes we have questions concerning this functionality.
Many people will browse your website from a mobile device, and in this case it is crucial to have your feed look just as good on mobile as it is on desktop. One image for all screen resolutions and different devices is definitely not enough. For this purpose, we have the responsive breakpoints setting that allows you to optimize the feed dimensions for various small display screens.
There are various ways to use InstaShow. Some people only use it to display one source, without any additional filters or conditions. Others have more complicated uses, with several sources or filters. In this case not all the images will make it into the feed.