Instagram Legacy API permission was disabled on June 29, 2020

Mauer Themes Support Essentialist Instagram Legacy API permission was disabled on June 29, 2020

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  • #3986
    evgeni
    Participant

    Instagram feed isn’t working.

    From Instagram developer page:

    UPDATE
    The remaining Instagram Legacy API permission (“Basic Permission”) was disabled on June 29, 2020. As of June 29, third-party apps no longer have access to the Legacy API. To avoid disruption of service to your app and business, developers previously using the Legacy API should instead rely on Instagram Basic Display API and Instagram Graph API. Please request approval for required permissions through the App Review process.

    #4005
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hi Evgeni,

    Figuring this out right now. Will issue an update soon.

    Regards,
    Paul

    #4119
    journalieke
    Participant

    Hi,

    Somehow, after the last WordPress/Jetpack-update, my Instagram feed at the bottom of my website isn’t working anymore, more specifically: it’s gone. Ever since I’ve tried several things (ask my webhost for help and also the author of the Smash Balloon Plugin) to get it back, but the problem seems to be somewhere else. Also, I’m a bit of a beginner with WP and stuff, so I guess I could use some guidance here πŸ™‚

    Hopefully you can help me.

    Many thanks in advance and kind regars,

    Lieke

    #4124
    Paul
    Keymaster

    Hello,

    An updated version of Essentialist with working Instagram feed has been out on ThemeForest for a while. Please go to your Downloads section on ThemeForest and download the latest version. It has integration with a third-party plugin that will display your feed just as in the demo.

    Please see the following section in the User Guide for detailed instructions: Instagram Feed Setup.

    A little context:
    Facebook (who own Instagram) have changed Instagram API mid-summer 2020 and they made the old tokens that you may have acquired obsolete. Also, due to COVID-19, Facebook has paused developer verification which is needed to start accessing Instagram data after the API change. Until Facebook resumes developer verification, Mauer Themes has switched to a third-party plugin for displaying the Instagram feed.

    Regards,
    Paul

    • This reply was modified 2 months, 3 weeks ago by Paul.
    #4127
    Paul
    Keymaster

    P.S.
    Just in case, here is a reminder on how to update a theme: https://mauer.co/how-to-update

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