Using Instagram API for business is a fairly straightforward process and by following a few crucial steps it will be possible for you to get started in no time by inculcating the Instagram API for your business. Here are the steps to follow:

Creating an Instagram Developer account:

  • Go to Instagram developer page
  • Click on Register Your Application
  • Click on Register a New Client
  • Fill the form and click on Register
  • Go to the Clients manager.
  • Click on Manage in your application block.
  • Copy and save your credentials: Client ID and Client Secret

Generating an access token

  • Click Manage on the Instagram developer client tab
  • Go to the Security tab
  • Add the following URL: https://rapidsoftwaresolutions.github.io/OAuthTokenGenerator/instagram/2.html
  • Uncheck the box “Disable implicit Auth”
  • Save
  • Copy your client ID
  • Paste it in the “generate” tab on the the generator tool to get an access_token

Calling the Instagram API with Rapid API

It is important to use the RapidAPI as we can export code snippets in multiple languages such as cURL, Objective-C, Java, Python, and NodeJS. It is possible to make the API call directly from your browser, and with some functions you will also receive an error regarding access_token scopes and permissions.

Thus, these are some of the major ways that you can go about integrating Instagram API for your business.