This API Change Will Break Many WordPress Sites in 2 Days – Are You Prepared?



Do you have embeds on your WordPress site from Facebook or Instagram? October 24th, there is going to be a change to how Facebook and Instagram handle embeds that will break their functionality on WordPress sites. Don’t worry, we’ve come up with a few different solutions to get around this issue that can help you. In this video, we will show you how to fix the Facebook and Instagram oEmbed issue in WordPress.

00:00 Intro
00:20 Why Are Instagram and Facebook embeds breaking?
00:50 Solution
01:08 How to install Instagram Feed plugin
02:20 How to install custom Facebook Feed plugin
02:55 Alternative
03:12 Your help

We recommend two different plugins for this, for Facebook we recommend the plugin below:

Smash Balloon Social Post Feed

For Instagram we recommend the plugin below:

Smash Balloon Social Photo Feed

For an alternate and currently more complicated method, you could instead use the plugin below:

oEmbed Plus

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