instagram_public_api

Flutter package to get Instagram user details and download posts.

How to Use

To use instagram_public_api, first start by importing the package.

import 'package:instagram_public_api/instagram_public_api.dart';

Get profile details


  FlutterInsta insta = FlutterInsta();
  //Get Profile Details(must be public)
  InstaProfileData user = await insta.getProfileData("thefluttercommunity");
  print(user.username);
  print(user.profilePicURL);
  print(user.bio);
  print(user.externalURL);
  print(user.followers);
  print(user.following);
  print(user.isVerified);
  print(user.isPrivate);
  print(user.username);

Get Pots details


//Get Post Details (Post with nested images and video and details) (must be public)
  final List<InstaPost> post = await FlutterInsta().getPostData(
      "https://www.instagram.com/p/CLXXql8gwpo/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link");
  for (int i = 0; i < post.length; i++) {
    print(post[i].dimensions);
    print(post[i].displayURL); //post download url
    print(post[i].postType);
    print(post[i].thumbnailDimensions);
    print(post[i].thumbnailUrl);
    print(post[i].user.followers);
    print(post[i].user.isPrivate);
    print(post[i].user.isVerified);
    print(post[i].user.posts);
    print(post[i].user.profilePicURL);
    print(post[i].user.username);
    print(post[i].videoDuration);
  }

Project Created & Maintained By

Gunanithi

Passionate #Flutter, #Android Developer. #UI Designer.

Currently Available Methods

  • InstaProfileData getProfileData() returns user details

  • List<InstaPost> getPostData() returns Post Details (Post with nested images and video and details)

The limitations or problems you may bump into using this package.

Rate limiting:

Instagram allows a maximum of around 200–300 request hits per hour. After reaching the limit, you’ll start getting the server error.

No Insight Data:

You cannot get Instagram insight data using this API. Look into FB Instagram Insight API.

No Private Account Data:

Since this works on publically available API’s, you cannot get private account data.

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Getting Started

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Libraries

instaApi
instaData
instagram_public_api