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WEBFI-WordPress-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:

https://wordpress.org/plugins/custom-facebook-feed/

For Instagram we recommend the plugin below:

https://wordpress.org/plugins/instagram-feed/

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

https://wordpress.org/plugins/oembed-plus/

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6 Comments

  • Sandra Adewale on October 22, 2020

    How can i remove date and author name from my wordpress post?

  • Phil Mininni on October 22, 2020

    I cannot embed Google Maps on my site. Is this because of a change in the API for Google Maps?

  • Amanda Harris on October 22, 2020

    Is there a way I can get help with this? I’m visually impaired.

  • Lana Mimes on October 23, 2020

    Shared to my facebook feed. Glad I am subscribed to this channel and grateful for your knowledge and for sharing it with all of us!!

  • Denzel on December 11, 2020

    I installed the Smash Balloon Instagram Feed.
    Why i can't insert the link like you did at the beginning of the video?

  • Wish on February 2, 2021

    peoples like you making bright future for new generation thanks bunch

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