Instagram Feeds - User Guide

  1. About Instagram Feeds
  2. Basic settings
  3. Advanced settings

About Instagram Feeds

Instagram RSS Feeds Generator
With Instagram Feeds tool you can generate self-updating content feeds with recent posts of any Instagram user who has a public business profile, or any #hashtag search results.
To use Instagram Feeds tool you need to have:
1. Instagram account.
2. Facebook account.
3. Your Instagram account connected to one of your Facebook pages.
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To use Instagram Feeds tool you need to sign up for any of RSS Ground membership plans. Depending on your membership level you will have different access to tool's options:
  • Free Basic users will be able to generate only self-updating feeds of their own Instagram accounts.
  • Plus users will be able to generate feeds of their own Instagram accounts, feeds of other Instagram business profiles and feeds of hashtags search results. But they won't be able to use advanced content filters.
  • Premium and Business users will be able to use Instagram Feeds tool to the fullest with no limits.
Instagram feeds are private content feeds. The number of active private feeds is limited by your RSS Ground membership plan.
If you already have RSS Ground account find Instagram Feeds link in the main menu: 

or in MY ACCOUNT page. Click "Add new feeds", then "Generate private feeds" and click on Instagram icon:

or in Feeds Box:

Each Instagram feed will contain up to 25 unique Instagram posts. Each post will include a media (image and video) and captions. Instagram feeds with your own Instagram posts will also contain comments. If Instagram post has several images (carousel album) they will be shown one after another.

Example of an Instagram feed:

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Basic settings

First, you need to authenticate your Facebook account.
Press Authenticate button. Follow the steps in the pop-up window and make sure you grant our app all the requested permissions.

Then you need to select one of your Instagram accounts connected to your Facebook pages.
My Instagram accounts - if you have several Instagram accounts connected to your Facebook pages, use this drop-down to choose the one you wish to work under.
As soon as you are authenticated, choose a type of Instagram feeds you wish to generate.

Content feed of my Instagram account

This option will allow you to generate a self-updating content feed with all your recent Instagram posts. Only public posts will be displayed in the feed. 
Note: you will be able to generate a content feed of the Instagram account specified in My Instagram accounts drop-down.

Content feed of a specific Instagram business profile

This option will allow you to generate a self-updating feed with all recent Instagram posts of a specific Instagram user. Use the original Instagram name in the text field. Example: natgeo, or @natgeo
You can specify one or several Instagram users at a time, up to 10. A separate private content feed will be generated for each specified Instagram user. Only public posts will be displayed in the feeds.
Note: you will be able to generate content feeds only of Instagram users who have Instagram business profiles.

Content feed of Instagram search results by a hashtag

This option will allow you to generate a self-updating feed with recent Instagram posts tagged with a specific hashtag. Tagged posts are those which mention a hashtag in their captions. Specify your hashtag in the text field. Example: yoga, or #yoga
You can specify one or several hashtags at a time, up to 10. A separate private content feed will be generated for each specified hashtag. Only public posts tagged by Instagram business users will be displayed in the feed.
Note: There is a limitation for Instagram search result feeds set by Facebook. You can query a maximum of 30 unique hashtags on behalf of your Instagram profile within a rolling 7 day period. Once you query a hashtag, it will count against this limit for 7 days. Subsequent queries on the same hashtag within this time frame will not count against your limit, and will not reset its initial query 7 day timer.
The limit is valid per single Instagram user. If you have several Instagram users, you can rotate them in "My Instagram accounts" Basic setting to increase your limit.
After you choose your feed type and specify feed objects, press GENERATE button.
Use Setup posting campaign option to start sharing content from your Instagram feeds.
Use Convert to content widget option to create a code snippet for your website or blog.
Use Add to Feeds Reader option to follow all latest updates in your feeds.

But whatever option from the above you choose, your new Instagram feeds will be also saved to your Feeds Box.

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Advanced settings

You can use advanced settings to filter content in your Instagram feeds. These options are available only for Premium and Business users.

Filter by positive keywords - only include posts that mention at least one of the specified keywords.
Filter by negative keywords - remove Instagram posts that mention at least one of the specified keywords.
You can specify up to 10 positive and up to 10 negative keywords at a time. If you wish to filter your posts by hashtag, you are recommended to use # with your keywords, like #keyword.
Don't show post caption and comments - use this option to hide captions and comments and leave only media (images or video) in Instagram posts.
Filter by content type - you can set to display Instagram posts only with a specific media content type: images or videos. If you choose "All" - all available posts will be displayed. 
Filter search by hashtags - this option is available only for feeds with search results by hashtags and will allow displaying in the feed only the most recently items published, or only most popular tagged Instagram posts.
After you tune all filter settings, press  GENERATE button.
Use  Setup posting campaign option to start sharing content from your Instagram feeds.
Use  Convert to content widget option to create a code snippet for your website or blog.
Use  Add to Feeds Reader option to follow all latest updates in your feeds.

But whatever option from the above you choose, your new Instagram feeds will also be saved to your Feeds Box.

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