If you have logged in, registered or connected a social media provider with Social Login, you can also make authenticated requests to their API. This allows you to fetch content from their API's without having to handle the complexities of authentication.

For example, let's say we want to fetch some Instagram posts from our connected Instagram account.

{% set provider = craft.socialLogin.getProvider('instagram') %}

{% if provider and provider.isConnected() %}
    {% set mediaItems = provider.request('GET', 'me/media', {
        query: {
            limit: '5',
            fields: 'id,caption',
    }) %}

    {% for media in mediaItems %}
        {# ... #}
    {% endfor %}
{% endif %}
use verbb\sociallogin\SocialLogin;

$provider = SocialLogin::$plugin->getProviders()->getProviderByHandle('instagram');

if ($provider && $provider->isConnected()) {
    $mediaItems = $provider->request('GET', 'me/media', [
        'query' => [
            'limit' => '5',
            'fields' => 'id,caption',

    foreach ($mediaItems as $media) {
        // ...

Here, we first check that we're connected to Instagram (we have a valid OAuth token), and if so, fire a,caption&limit=5 API request. With this data, we can then loop over it to output it.

The possibilities of what you can do will be entirely up to the providers API, but the request() method should help make interacting with these APIs easier.

Available method parameters are:

methodstringThe HTTP method to use (e.g. GET, POST, PUT).
uristringThe relative endpoint to fetch. The base URL for the provider is already included.
optionsobjectAn object of options to pass through. These could be query params, headers, or body params.

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