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Auto-Refresh the Feed Every “x” Seconds

You can create an auto-refreshing feed using an iframe, a special shortcode, and a JavaScript snippet. First, add a shortcode to a page that your visitors won’t be visiting that just has the feed as the content. Creating a blank template page works best:

[instagram-feed type=user id=13460080 class="sbIframe"]

Then add this to the “Custom Javascript” area on the “Customize” tab:

if ($('.sbIframe').length) {
    setInterval(function() {
    }, 60 * 1000);

The highlighted 60 represents the number of seconds until reload.

Then use this html where you would like to place the feed that reloads:

<iframe src=""></iframe>

The highlighted part represents the url of where you put your feed. You will need to adjust where the iframe focuses, how large the element is, etc, for your situation.


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