How to embed an Instagram post

In order to keep your blog content engaging, it’s important to think of ways to use visual elements. Including images or videos from Instagram, such as the ones in this post, are one way to add visual interest.

Pollen pants galore today! Pollen is a bee's protein source. 🙌 #bees #beekeeper #beehive #pollen #

A post shared by Hilary Kearney (@girlnextdoorhoney) on

STEP ONE

Embedding an Instagram post into your WordPress.com blog post is very straightforward.

Firstly, open the Instagram post you’d like to embed in your blog content. Copy the URL of the post (see example below.)

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STEP TWO

Open your WordPress dashboard and open the blog post you wish to embed the media (or start a new post.)

Paste the URL onto a line of its own. Make sure it is plain text and not a hyperlink. Hit return.

STEP THREE

Publish your post and you should now have a fully interactive Instagram post embedded into your content.

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