March 30, 2017

Embed Instagram Posts

Within the Rich Text editor, you can easily embed a post from Instagram into your blog post.

Inserting Instagram Embed Code

In Rich Text mode, click on the Instagram icon in the toolbar to open the embed pop-up box.

Instagram Embed Tool

Paste the embed code for the Instagram post into the text field and click Ok. If you are not sure where to grab the embed code, go to the Finding the Instagram Post Embed Code section.

Paste Embed Code

Finding the Instagram Post Embed Code

In Instagram, look for the three dot icon in the lower right of the post and click it. (If you don't see the icon, click on the image or video to open the individual post which will reveal the menu.)

Instagram Post Menu

A pop-up menu will open with three options. Click the Embed option.

Instagram Post Menu

Including a caption with the photo or video is optional, and the Include Caption checkbox can be unchecked or left at the default checked setting. Click the Copy Embed Code button.

Copy Instagram Embed Code

The embed code is now copied to the clipboard. Return to Typepad and add the embed code to your blog post.

Updated 01 April 2017

Not quite what you are looking for? Check out these other articles:

  • For information on the features of the compose editor, see the article on the Rich Text toolbar.
  • Tips for integrating Twitter with your site are available in the Twitter overview article.
  • To make a custom, responsive design that looks great on mobile devices, you can use the Design Lab.
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