Use the Instagram and Twitter section to feature your latest Instagram posts and/or tweets on your home page.
⚠ Instagram API deprecation
On March 2nd, 2020, Instagram will be modifying its API. This will directly affect the Instagram feed sections in Pixel Union themes.
Please refer to this article for more information and recommendations for replacing the feature.Learn more
Add an Instagram and Twitter section to your home page
Navigate to the Sections tab in the theme editor and select Add section > Instagram and Twitter.
Generate and add your Instagram Access Token
Follow the help link (or click here) to learn how to generate a token. Copy and paste your token back into the Access token field in the theme editor.
Add a heading for Instagram
Include a heading for the Instagram portion using the Heading text field.
Number of posts to display
Use the Posts slider to control how many Instagram posts are pulled to display here. Display between four and ten posts.
Troubleshooting the Instagram feed
There have been instances of Instagram feeds malfunctioning due to API changes with the Instagram platform. These issues have been fixed in recent versions of the theme, so if images are not appearing it would be worth updating to the most recent release of Editions.
Add your Twitter handle to connect
Use the Username field to connect your Twitter account with the home page feature. Exclude the '@' character for this setting.
Add a heading for Twitter
Include a heading for the Twitter portion using the Heading text field.
Number of tweets to display
Use the Tweets slider to control how many tweets are displayed. Display between one and three posts.
Enable Show retweets to include this form of tweet. Enable Show images to pull images attached to the tweets, as well.