How to create an API key for Instagram

In this article, we will guide you on how to create an API key for your Instagram.

  1. Before you began, you will need an Instagram account.
  2. Login to https://www.instagram.com/developer/
  3. Click on “Manage Clients“:

4. Click on 
5. Fill out the fields, for the “Application Name” enter the name of your company or your apps builder, and for the “Description” just tell that this Instagram app allows the users to integrate Instagram photo galleries in their mobile applications. In the “Website URL” and “Valid redirect URIs” fields, enter the URL of your Penguin Apps Builder.
6. Now you have a Client ID.
7. Click on “Manage” to enter in your Instagram app, then click on the “Security” tab, uncheck “Disable implicit OAuth:” and click on “Update Client“:

8. In thisURL: https://api.instagram.com/oauth/authorize/?client_id=CLIENT-ID&redirect_uri=REDIRECT-URI&response_type=tokenreplace “CLIENT-ID” and “REDIRECT-URI” with your own info, and then paste the URL in your browser.
9. Authorize the API request
10. You obtain the token (it’s in the URL after “access_token=”)
11. Before using Instagram in your Penguin Apps Builder, you need to add at least a picture in your Instagram account.
12. Paste your CLIENT-ID and your ACCESS TOKEN in your Editor, in Settings > APIs > Instagram: