InstaSlider

A jQuery Slider plugin that populates with images from instagram.

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jQuery InstaSlider

A lightweight (just 2kb when minified!) jQuery image slider / carousel plugin that populates content from an Instagram hashtag or username.

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Usage

HTML

 <div class="myslider"></div>

jQuery

$('.myslider').instaSlider({
      clientID: 'your-id-here',
      access_token: 'your-access-token-here'
});

CSS

This plugin can be fully customised using CSS. The default styling is provided below.

.myslider{width:500px;height:500px;border:1px solid gray;margin:0 auto}
.instaslider-wrapper{width:500px;height:500px;background:#e7e7e7;overflow:hidden}
.instaslider-wrapper ul{width:10000px;list-style:none}
.instaslider-wrapper ul li{float:left}
div.error{width:100%;height:100%;background:rgba(0,0,0,0.6);color:#fff;font-family:arial;text-align:center}
div.error p{width:300px;line-height:180%;margin:0 auto;padding:167px 0 0}
.instaslider-wrapper ul li img{width:500px;height:auto}
.instaslider-nav{position:relative;top:-50%;margin:-50px 0 0}
.instaslider-nav .prev,.instaslider-nav .next{border:0;width:100px;height:100px;cursor:pointer;background:#072835;text-indent:-9999px}
.instaslider-nav .prev:hover{background-position:-2px -100px}
.instaslider-nav .next:hover{background-position:-98px -100px}
.instaslider-nav .prev{float:left;background:#072835 url(../img/arrow_sprite.png) 0 0}
.instaslider-nav .next{float:right;background:#072835 url(../img/arrow_sprite.png) -100px 0}

Demo

http://iamchristill.com/plugins/instaslider/

Default Options

These are the default options for the plugin that can be overridden.

Option Default Required Type Description
clientID null required string A clientID must be generated for this plugin to work. You can do this at http://instagram.com/developer/clients/register/.
access_token null required string An access token is required for to be able to fetch data from a @username. This can be obtained at http://jelled.com/instagram/access-token
search @iamchristill optional string An Instagram hashtag or username for plugin to fetch content from.
prevClass prev optional string css class for 'previous' nav button.
nextClass next optional string css class for 'next' nav button.
limit 5 optional integer Allows for limiting the number of slides.
Duration 400 optional integer Determines the duration of the slide animation.
Auto true optional boolean If true, the slider will automatically slide.
Delay 5000 optional integer Determines the delay before animating.


$('.myslider').instaSlider({
      clientID: null,
      access_token: null
      search: '@iamchristill',
      prevClass: 'prev',
      nextClass: 'next',
      limit: 5,
      duration: 1000,
      delay: 5000
});

Dependencies

Author

Chris Till - iamchristill.com

Licence

The MIT License (MIT)

InstaSlider © Chris Till 2013.

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software 
and associated documentation files (the “Software”), 
to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, 
copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, 
and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, 
subject to the following conditions:

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THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, 
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