Using the ImportFromWeb add-on and the function it adds to Google Sheets, you collect Instagram post data in bulk without any technical knowledge!
First of all, make sure you have installed the ImportFromWeb add-on from the Google Workspace Marketplace.
Then, just follow these easy steps:
To activate the add-on, go to Extensions > ImportFromWeb > Activate add-on.
ImportFromWeb requires 2 parameters: a URL and one or more data selectors.
Copy the URLs for the Instagram posts to your spreadsheet.
Data selectors describe the specific content you want to import from the posts.
Pick the selectors you are interested in from our Instagram selectors glossary and add them to your spreadsheet. For example, you may be interested in the date, likes_count and comments_count.
This is what your spreadsheet should look like:
Just add this formula:
Within seconds, you’ll get the data for the first post!
After adding the $ symbol around the data selectors, drag the formula down to the last row:
We’ve designed an easy-to-use template, so you can try our Instagram post scraper. Make sure you have installed and activated ImportFromWeb in your Google Sheets.