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How to generate an Instagram API access token?

A stable and efficient way to connect your store, retrieve information and photo feed from your profile on IG is Facebook API. In order for the API to send data to your store you need to create an application in Facebook settings.

Creating a Facebook app requires knowing English (you can make do with browser translations) and clicking through a few settings. Follow the picture instructions below to generate a token with which you will link your IG profile to your PrestaShop online store.


To generate and download a token, you need to:

1. Zalogować się na stronie:

https://developers.facebook.com/


2. Go to My Apps:

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3. Add new APP:

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4. Select option below:


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5. Add App name and e-mail:

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6. In App's settings click "Add product":

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7. Select product below:

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8. Go to Basic Display settings:

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9. Click "Settings" link:

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10. Select "Clients" option:

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11. Save you changes:

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12. Add Platform:

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13. Select "Website":

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14. Type your PrestaShop URL and click Save changes:

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15. Create New App:

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17. Type App name and click Create App:

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18. Type fields below. In URL fields type URL of your PrestaShop:

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19. Add Instagram Tester - type your Instagram Profile name:

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20. After tester add set both permissions:

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21. Save your changes:

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22. On Tester Users list click Generate Token. Copy this Token and paste it in module conflagration:

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