How to Embed an Instagram Image in Your Blog

In the blog post Brand Yourself – Instagram, I discuss the benefits of incorporating your Instagram photos into your blog posts. Now I am going to go the technical route … how do you actually do this.

Step 1:
Login to Instagram in your web browser.

Instagram home page

Step 2:

Search and click in the image you want to use in your blog.

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Step 3:

Look for a button with 3 dots on the bottom right of the image. This is only view-able in the web browser and is not present for mobile or tablet devices. Select the button and hit “Embed.”

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Step 4:

Copy the embed code in the pop up window.

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Step 5:

Paste the (HTML) embed code into your blog.

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Step 6:

Select preview to view how it will look in your blog post.

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This is how it would look in this post:

Now get to work! I challenge you to embed an Instagram photo into your next blog post!