There’s no doubt that Instagram is one, if not the most popular social network for sharing photos (with over 30 million users), enabling users to take photos, apply digital filters, share it, and more.
With Instagram, not only do you get to upload photos, you can also connect to other social media sites (which allow you to share uploaded photos to those sites) and follow other users’ feeds.
In today’s post, we’re going to share with you 10 amazing Instagram jQuery plugins to help you pull in your own Instagram photos, and allow you to showcase your photos in a beautiful and attention-grabbing way. We hope you’ll find them useful.
Instagram-Infinite-Scroll is a one-page infinite scroll application that’s built using jQuery and CSS.
This simple yet powerful jQuery plugin allows you to display the latest pics from your Instagram feed on your website or blog. Other plugins like this one only allows images to be pulled in based on keywords from a public feed. This plugin is different, in that, by passing a user ID and access token to the plugin, you can display your Instagram photos on your site with ease. Better still, it’s very lightweight (less than 1KB minifed)!
This easy-to-use jQuery plugin for Instagram API lets you fetch and display user, popular or tags photo feeds inside your website or web app.
Instaslider is a lightweight (only 2KB minified) jQuery image slider / carousel plugin that populates content from an Instagram hashtag or username.
This awesome jQuery plugin allows you to display your Instagram media to your site using Bootstrap frontend styles and modal-plugin.
ClassySocial is a jQuery plugin that allows your site visitors to easily see what networks you belong to, and so they can visit them in just a click of a button. The plugin currently supports Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, LinkedIn, Flickr, deviantART, Dribbble, Socl, Pinterest, Blogger, Steam, Skype, GitHub, WordPress, Yahoo!, and email. The plugin also includes functionality to use your Facebook image as the button that users can press to draw out the network buttons, with automatic updating, pulled straight from Facebook.
This jQuery plugin is ideal for viewing and zooming photos. It’s compatible on Internet Explorer 7+, Firefox 3.6+, Chrome, Safari 3.2+, and Opera 9+. Photos are retrieved from a JSON/JSONP data structure and randomly moved inside the grid. All other expensive animations are taken over by your GPU on the latest browsers using CSS3 transitions, minimizing the CPU overhead.
VintageJS is a jQuery plugin that uses the HTML5 canvas element to add an amazing vintage look to your photos. It comes with three effect-presets and can easily be customized, as well.