Instagram Sidebar

Embed Instagram Sidebar widget

The Instagram Sidebar template works well for displaying your Instagram content in a more prominent website location—a sidebar. Let users browse through your posts without leaving a webpage and grow the engagement rate.
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Easy installation
Works on 99.9% of websites
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  • Business & Personal Account Feed Source
  • Hashtag Feeds
  • Multiple Sources in One Widget
  • Official API Integrations
  • Carousel and Reels Post Support
  • Feed Filtering and Moderation
  • 10+ Custom Color Schemes
  • Account Info with Follow Button
  • Infinite Popup Post Display
  • Post Social Sharing Button
  • Post Comments & Likes
  • Automatic Video Playback
  • Multiple Layout Choices
  • Mobile Responsiveness
  • Page-Speed Friendly Lazy Loading
  • Tech-Free Customization
  • Custom CSS
  • 30+ Localization Languages
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How to embed the Instagram Sidebar widget on the website?

In case you want to add your Instagram feed to the website’s sidebar area, you need to complete the following guidelines:

  1. Modify the Instagram widget’s look to your liking.
  2. Sign in to your Elfsight dashboard or create a new account without charges.
  3. Get hold of the installation code that has been personalized for you.
  4. Navigate to your website.
  5. Paste the code into the website editor. It’s that simple!

Read our article to have more details about how to embed Instagram Feed on any website.

What website platforms does the Instagram Sidebar widget integrate with?

You can add your Instagram Feed on 99.9% of websites, regardless of the platform and CMS. Here is the list of the most popular ones:

Squarespace, Wix, HTML, Webflow, WordPress, Shopify, Elementor, Google Sites, GoDaddy, iFrame, and many others.

With our widget, you can get the most out of it without any compatibility issues!

Do I need to have coding or programming skills to embed the Instagram Sidebar?

Not at all. To be in tune with users, Elfsight designs free from the need for coding widgets that cater to a broad audience. So, no programming expertise and a third-party tool are needed to add your Instagram Sidebar to the website page.

Can I use the Instagram Sidebar template for free?

Yes, indeed! Elfsight uses freemium pricing discrimination! The Free plan is ideal for new users and covers all basic needs. Thus, if you have a goal to accomplish, this is the solution for you! You may use this plan for as long as you like or step up to access extra features.

What sources of content are available for the Instagram widget?

It heavily relies on Instagram as the primary source. But the widget has a classification of account types:

  • Public Account and Hashtags
  • User’s Business Account
  • User’s Personal Account

How to customize the widget for Instagram Sidebar?

If you wish to add changes to the template, think about modifying these elements and features:

  • Layout format
    Personalize layout settings like the design style, number of columns and rows, header, and feed title. At this moment, choose between two available layout formats—Slider and Grid—to follow your site aesthetics.
  • Color palette
    The Elfsight team has created 12 color schemes for the Instagram Feed plugin: Sky, Dark, Emerald, Jeans, Leather, Light, Night Life, Orange, Red Power, Yellow, and Custom.
  • Filtering and sorting
    Utilize the plugin’s built-in filters feature to showcase or hide posts based on a hashtag or phrase. Additionally, you can sort the order of Instagram content by publication date and source list position.
  • Custom elements
    You have all the rights over Instagram Sidebar’s element customization: add the feed title, display or hide post elements, arrange the CTA buttons, change colors, or even insert a Custom CSS to fit your visual style.

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Help with Instagram Sidebar Setup and Website Installation

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