Carl Rustung wrote his original post, Zapping Instagram pics to micro.blog on Wed. January 30th, 2019. I wanted my Untappd check-ins automatically posted to my micro.blog. With some trial and error, I was able to tweak his Zap to do it for me. Here’s how: Set up a new access token for Zapier in your…
I recently did a little site update. The biggest change was connecting it to my Micro.blog and syndicating the posts here. Micro.blog, in turn, picked up my Instagram posts, routing them over here as well. This was done using a cool, little service called OwnYourGram.
Though a brilliant (and free!) initiative, it didn’t work very well. It was hard to keep track of just when it would reroute my pics, and the other day it stopped working completely. The error message was kinda vague, so I have no idea who’s to blame – might be OwnYourGram, might be micro.blog… might be me.
Anyway, I’d recently set up Zapier to tell Netlify to update my site whenever I’d posted something new to micro.blog, so I thought I’d check if it could also do my Instagram sharing for me. Turns out it could!
I don’t post to Instagram as often as I used to. I prefer to post images to my website first. But I thought it would be useful to pull in my Instagram updates to micro.blog. My Instagram is set to point to my WordPress.org website for “backfeed” responses. OwnYourGram is not a solution for me.…
I am drinking a Wake the Sun by Madewest Brewing Company. October
And the trees are stripped bare
Of all they wear
What do I care?