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jQuery Instagram

Select and show a list of Instagram photos.

Getting Started

Download the production version or the development version.

In your web page:

<div class="instagram"></div>

<script src="jquery.js"></script>
<script src="dist/instagram.min.js"></script>
<script>
jQuery(function($) {
  $('.instagram').on('willLoadInstagram', function(event, options) {
    console.log(options);
  });
  $('.instagram').on('didLoadInstagram', function(event, response) {
    console.log(response);
  });
  $('.instagram').instagram({
    hash: 'love',
    clientId: 'YOUR-CLIENT-ID-HERE'
  });
});
</script>

For Rails developers

You can use "instagramjs-rails" gem by bodrovis (https://github.com/bodrovis/instagramjs-rails) to easily add Instagram.js to your projects.

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'instagramjs-rails'

And then execute:

$ bundle

In your application.js you will need to add this line:

//= require jquery.instagram

Documentation

Authentication

You can obtain a client id registering a new Instagram API client app at http://instagram.com/developer/clients/register/

Options

hash

Get a list of recently tagged media.

See http://instagram.com/developer/endpoints/tags/#get_tags_media_recent

Authentication: clientId required

Type: String

Default: null

userId

Get the most recent media published by a user.

See http://instagram.com/developer/endpoints/users/#get_users_media_recent

Authentication: accessToken required.

Type: Number

Default: null

location

Get a list of recent media objects from a given location.

See http://instagram.com/developer/endpoints/locations/#get_locations_media_recent

Authentication: clientId required.

Type: Object

Default: null

Parameters:

  • id Location id (required).
  • min_timestamp Return media after this UNIX timestamp.
  • max_timestamp Return media before this UNIX timestamp.
  • min_id Return media before this min_id.
  • max_id Return media after this max_id.

search

Search for media in a given area.

See http://instagram.com/developer/endpoints/media/#get_media_search

Authentication: clientId required.

Type: Object

Default: null

Parameters:

  • lat Latitude of the center search coordinate. If used, lng is required.
  • lng Longitude of the center search coordinate. If used, lat is required.
  • min_timestamp A unix timestamp. All media returned will be taken later than this timestamp.
  • max_timestamp A unix timestamp. All media returned will be taken earlier than this timestamp.
  • distance Default is 1km (distance = 1000), max distance is 5km.

accessToken

OAuth 2 access token.

See http://instagram.com/developer/auth/

Type: String

Default: null

clientId

OAuth 2 client application id.

See http://instagram.com/developer/auth/

Type: String

Default: null

count

Number of photos.

See http://instagram.com/developer/endpoints/#pagination

Type: Number

Default: null

Note: Instagram is filtering out private users' photos at read-time, so you won't always get the full number of photos in the count, see also https://github.com/potomak/jquery-instagram/issues/14 and https://groups.google.com/d/msg/instagram-api-developers/nKik4i8OYhw/ENu79JbcBAEJ

Note: pagination doesn't work for requests to /media/search, see https://github.com/potomak/jquery-instagram/issues/35.

url

You can populate this with the next URL object (pagination.next_url) returned by the Instagram API.

Type: String

Default: null

Events

willLoadInstagram

Triggered just before making the request to instagram API.

Params:

  • event
  • options

didLoadInstagram

Called after the response from instagram API.

Params:

  • event
  • response

Examples

Get a list of what media is most popular at the moment

See http://instagram.com/developer/endpoints/media/#get_media_popular

$('.instagram').instagram({
  clientId: 'YOUR-CLIENT-ID-HERE'
});

Get a list of recently tagged media

See http://instagram.com/developer/endpoints/tags/#get_tags_media_recent

$('.instagram').instagram({
  hash: 'love',
  clientId: 'YOUR-CLIENT-ID-HERE'
});

Get the most recent media published by a user

See http://instagram.com/developer/endpoints/users/#get_users_media_recent

$('.instagram').instagram({
  userId: 1574083,
  accessToken: 'YOUR-ACCESS-TOKEN-HERE'
});

Note: this API endpoint needs access token authentication.

Get a list of recent media objects from a given location

See http://instagram.com/developer/endpoints/locations/#get_locations_media_recent

$('.instagram').instagram({
  location: {
    id: 514276
  },
  clientId: 'YOUR-CLIENT-ID-HERE'
});

Search for media in a given area

See http://instagram.com/developer/endpoints/media/#get_media_search

$('.instagram').instagram({
  search: {
    lat: 48.858844,
    lng: 2.294351,
    distance: 2000
  },
  clientId: 'YOUR-CLIENT-ID-HERE'
});

Release History

0.3.0

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