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Add an Instagram Feed to Your Blackboard Course

Navigate to http://snapwidget.com and click on the Get Started option available under the free Basic Widget.

Navigate to http://snapwidget.com and click on the Get Started option available under the free Basic Widget.

Click the No, Thanks link at the bottom left when prompted to login.

Click the No, Thanks link at the bottom left when prompted to login.

Scroll down and enter the Username (@) or Hashtag (#) on which you want to base your feed.

Scroll down and enter the Username (@) or Hashtag (#) on which you want to base your feed.

Select the different display options.  Settings will adjust depending on the option you select.  Click the green Get Widget button.

Select the different display options.  Settings will adjust depending on the option you select.  Click the green Get Widget button.

Copy all of the code displayed in the pop-up window.

Copy all of the code displayed in the pop-up window.

Switch over to Blackboard and navigate to the location where you want to insert the Instagram feed.  Create the item, announcement, or post.  The example below is adding an Item in a Content Area.

Switch over to Blackboard and navigate to the location where you want to insert the Instagram feed.  Create the item, announcement, or post.  The example below is adding an Item in a Content Area.

Name the item, announcement, or post and then click the HTML button, a blank pop-up window will be displayed.

Name the item, announcement, or post and then click the HTML button, a blank pop-up window will be displayed.

Paste in the code that you copied from snapwidget.  You will need to insert an "s" into the code.  There will be a link that starts with http://snapwidget.com.  You will need to change this to https://snapwidget.com.  Click the Update button.

Paste in the code that you copied from snapwidget.  You will need to insert an "s" into the code.  There will be a link that starts with http://snapwidget.com.  You will need to change this to https://snapwidget.com.  Click the Update button.

A yellow box will be displayed.  Click the red Submit button at the top right or bottom right as usual.

A yellow box will be displayed.  Click the red Submit button at the top right or bottom right as usual.

Your feed will be displayed.  Below is an example of an Item added to a Content Area.

Your feed will be displayed.  Below is an example of an Item added to a Content Area.

An example of a feed in an announcement.  Please note, emailed notifications may not display the feed but it will be visible within the course.

An example of a feed in an announcement.  Please note, emailed notifications may not display the feed but it will be visible within the course.

An example of a feed in a discussion board post.

An example of a feed in a discussion board post.

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