Instagram Widget Not Working on Sidebar

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    The Instagram widget is no longer working on my blog. I’ve tried uninstalling and reinstalling the widget with no luck. Currently, if you go to my blog, the widget is there, but there are no pictures under the “Instagram” heading. Instead, this error message is there:

    “There was an error retrieving images from Instagram. An attempt will be remade in a few minutes.”

    I searched this issue and saw other blogs having the same issue, but didn’t see a resolution to try. Any assistance with getting the widget to display photos again would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

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    Theme Author

    Hi Tiffany,

    The Instagram widget is created by platform. I’ll ask them for help, since there might be some issue with the connection between Instagram and


    I am having the exact same issue on my site as well. I have tried to uninstall/reinstall but receive the same error message.

    Tiffany has your issue been resolved?


    Original poster

    @anhtnt: THANK YOU!

    : I’m not sure yet, waiting on the theme author to get back to me! Lee checking this post thread and I’ll let you know if it’s resolved if I remember!


    Hi @thevegangirlnyc,

    Sorry for the delay.

    Widgets work independently from themes.

    This might be caused by an invalid Instagram token.

    I apologize for having to refer you to someone else again, but reaching out to our support staff at is the best way of getting this issue resolved.

    Original poster

    @danieldudzic — okay, thank you I will reach out to WordPress.

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