TYPO3 Extension to import instagram posts as EXT:news articles

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v0.3.0 2023-01-04 20:21 UTC

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TYPO3 Extension "instagram2news"

What does it do?

Imports instagram posts via the official Instagram API as EXT:news "News" entities.

Summary of features

  • Integrates with EXT:news to import instagram posts as News entities
  • Provides command to regularly import new/update already imported posts
  • Adds a new subtype for EXT:news: "Instagram"


The recommended way to install the extension is by using Composer. In your Composer based TYPO3 project root, just do:

composer require dskzpt/instagram2news


  1. todo


  • Add a cronjob/scheduler task to import the posts on a regular basis


Version TYPO3 PHP Support/Development
1.x 10.4 - 11.5 7.4 - 8.0️ Features, Bugfixes, Security Updates


Automatic import of posts

This extension comes with a command to import (new) posts of a given instagram user. It is recommended to set this command up to run regularly - e.g. once a day.

instagram2news:import-posts {username} {storagePid} [limit|25]


Name Description
username The instagram username to import posts for
storagePid The PID to save the imported posts
limit The maximum number of latest posts to import (Optional. Default: 25)


Local path to save downloaded files

By default all images/videos in imported posts are saved in /public/fileadmin/instagram2news You can change this path via the Extensions settings local_file_storage_path option.


Please refer to the contributing document included in this repository.


This Extension comes with a testsuite for coding styles and unit/functional tests. To run the tests simply use the provided composer script:

composer ci:test