Baker Baker - 1 year ago 220
PHP Question

Grab Instagram Follower count

So I have a question what would be the method to just grab the instagram follower count for a said user?

I have looked at two possible options the official instagram API, but I couldn't find a specific method named on how to do so, but they do have a some user endpoints, but couldn't find much detail on it or I was thinking about using the unofficial instagram API

Any tips?

Answer Source

You can request<username>/?__a=1 and receive JSON with account information also with followers count as well. It doesn't need authorization.

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