Nowadays, Instagram is one of the most popular mobile photos, video sharing application and give the user a very effective way to advertise their products. Instagram Connect Extension provide the functions to fetch all posts from user's Instagram profile or hash tagged posts for each product and allow presenting them on user's store.
The easy configuration allows user to setup Instagram profile, choose if images can display on product detail page or create a widget to display image anywhere user want. With product's tag, user just choose the tag and do the hash tag on Instagram images, the image will be shown in store website.
The user can choose to display their follower of Instagram account where customers can link to them to have more information about the Store. With a strong display configuration, the extension brings to user a lot of choice to show their Instagram images in the best view. Moreover, the images display as a responsive carousel and can see bigger after click on the image.
- Instagram connect configuration: The Instagram connect configuration allow administrators to input the client id, client secret and access token to connect and get information from Instagram api.
- Instagram images display configuration: The Instagram images display configuration allow administrators to configure if the Instagram images can be displayed on product detail page or not and choose if they want to display likes and comments count of each image when see bigger or not. The images on the product detail page will display based on product's tag which will be the hashtag on Instagram. The administrator just needs to hash tag on Instagram to make the image display in the store.
- Create tag for product: To make the administrator easy to display images on Instagram, Instagram Connect provide the product tag attribute. The administrator just has to input product tag one time. The product tag will display on the product detail page and use in an Instagram hash tag for link that image with the product.
- Display instagram images by product's tag: The administrator can copy the tag with # character and paste into the comment of Instagram images which related to that product to make hash tag. The images will be displayed on the product detail page and make a good advertisement for that product.
- Instagram image widget: For make administrator more convenient to display Instagram images for advertisement in the store. The Instagram Connect provide the feature for creating a widget to display Instagram images on everywhere administrator add the widget. The displayed image will be the newest images and the administrator can configure the number of images to fit with the store's responsive UI. With the new version, user can configure to display images following the number of columns and rows with their likes and comments count. It will make customer have more choice to display images in different places in Store website.
- Instagram follower widget: When a customer first time look to the Store, they don't know how good this website and they want to ask some another one. The follower list feature will help to display all followers of store owner account on Instagram as slide of their thumbnail images. Once click to image, it will redirect to the follower's Instagram page. They can talk with the follower to have some comments about Store or have more discussion so far. It will bring a lot of reliable advertisement for the store.
- Instagram Shopping Page layout template design:Images from Instagram can bring to customer the reality of product or some better view which the shop owner can not think about. The feature will create a new store page with full Instagram images under the tile layout. The tile layout template will be created, edited in the Admin page easily by dragging and dropping the tiles on the screen. Administrator can see what will be display on the store page directly on the Admin page. They will choose by themeselves what hashtagged images will be display on the layout using drag and drop action. Because some images can be authorized and can have many size, choosing images by dragging and dropping action can help administrator display images which can have different resolution fit with each tile of layout and also focus on the key products by making their images bigger than other.
Log into your Magento Admin, then goto Content -> Instagram Connect Management -> Configuration or Stores -> Configuration -> Web. There are 2 configuration group of the extension which is listed below:
- Instagram Connect Configuration : Configure to connect and get data from instagram api.
- Instagram Detail Product Display Configuration: Configure to choose if image can display on product detail page and choose the image number to display.
ver. 2.0.0 (2016-11-27)
Add new features:
- Design Instagram Shopping Page template by Drag and Drop.
- Tile layout Instagram Shopping Page in Store Website.
ver. 1.1.1 (2016-08-22)
Add new features:
- Display Instagram images as Slider following Slider Hash Tag.
ver. 1.1.0 (2016-08-02)
Add new features:
- Display Image Slider by Rows and Columns number which are configured by Administrator
- Display Likes and Commets count of Image on Instagram
- Display Follower list of Store owner Instagram account
ver. 1.0.2 (2016-07-05)
- Check status when sending request to get information from Instagram.
ver. 1.0.0 (2016-06-13)
- Initial version