In this update was improved Imgur, was add accounts connector in the Insights -> Accounts, was added proxy field support for Instagram and were fixed many minor issues. New features: Now for Imgur you can select the album were the post will be published. For Instagram you can add a proxy. From this week i will start to test publishing with official Instagram api. Was added button in Insights -> Accounts to connect accounts directly in the Insights tab. Now you can sign in even with email and password. For team is not possible yet, but will be added by request. I’ve started already to create a modern design for RSS tab in Posts and in this week will be ready.[…]

Midrub provides now the possibility to get Instagram insights for single media upload and accounts. The insights are provided in real time and Midrub uses for this the official Instagram api. From the Insights tab is possible even to get a list with photos/videos for each connected accounts, get comments and reply to the media’s comments. You can delete the comments/replies and delete medias. Soon will be added new features in Midrub based on the official api.

In the last update was updated the Midrub’s bot, called Inlike. Now it searches photos based on hashtags. You need to know the hashtags available on Instagram, not all words are hashtags. You can manage your saved searches: See the related photos You have a direct link too the user page You can like/unlike the photos manually You can like/unlike the photos automatically You can delete the saved search with a click A liked photo will not be more liked if you will not delete the saved searches The speed of automatic follows depends on your cron jobs. 4 cron calls = 1 follow. If your server runs the cron commans once in 15 minutes, will be followed 1 user[…]

Please remember to backup the files application/config/database.php and application/config/config.php if you want to update mannually. And remember to backup the folders assets/img and assets/share. If you have translated Midrub, you have to backup your language files too. After copy two folders: application and assets from zip. In this version you need to copy even the files index.php and update.php. Then restore the backup. You need 5 minutes to update Midrub via Cpanel. In this version was added a new source where to publish photos. Now you can publish Instagram Stories. you can read more about here http://blog.midrub.com/instagram-stories/

From the next update Midrub will allow you to publish stories in your Instagram account. To publish Stories you have to connect all your Instagram accounts in the page Instagram Stories from Midrub’s Networks. When you will want to publish a story, you will have to open the Instagram Stories and select the account where you want publish the story. Soon Midrub will be redesigned and will have a professional design like on popular social companies. The next update will be available in 2 days.

While we wait until the official Instagram api will available for public(now is in beta version https://developers.facebook.com/docs/instagram-api/content-publishing), i’ve written a new Instagram publish class which allows to publish on Instagram without errors. The class will be available from the next update. You have to turn your Instagram account in Business account. You can do that from your mobile Instagram app. The new class for now allows to publish photos, no stories and video.

In this post i will provide a simple guide about how to fix the checkpoint_required error for Instagram. It’s a temporary solution, but i think soon will be ready something more stable. How to fix the checkpoint_required error: Go to Instagram https://www.instagram.com/ Sign In and click on https://www.instagram.com/accounts/edit/ Click on the link Temporarily disable my account Disable your account After several hours, go again to https://www.instagram.com/ Reset your password You will receive the reset link by email Change your password but don’t log in then Go to Midrub and Connect your account with the new password.  

Dmitas is the last Midrub’s bot which allows you to follow back all users. Dmitas follow back any new Instagram user and sends a direct message. With this bot you can create a custom message for all your Instagram accounts and it will follow back all people which will follow you. Dmitas provides a list with all new followed users and you can see which have received successfully a direct message and which not. Dmitas shows even statistics with number of new friends and which had received a direct message. Dmitas doesn’t require any configuration. You have enable any Instagram account to follow back all your new followers. Remember: Dmitas follows back only new followers. If you add your message,[…]

The update 0.0.4.7 comming with the bot Inlike and the possibility to upload photos on VK as Photos. I’ve fixed even a small issue and updated the language bot file. You can read more about Midrub Inlike here http://blog.midrub.com/midrub-inlike/ You can read more about how to upload photos here http://blog.midrub.com/upload-photos-and-links-on-vk/

In this update i’ve added the bot Instavy, which allows you to find new friends on Instagram, follow/unfolow them manually or automatically. In about two days i will release a new similar bot. In this update i’ve added even the 500px. Now you can connect all your 500px account and publish there your photos. In this update Instagram will not work more. To fix this, you have to download the zip from CodeCanyon, and read there how to install the Instagram library. You need several minutes to make it work, and will be more stable. You have to get the file vendor/oauth/_500PXOAuth.php from CodeCanyon and copy in the same location on your server. I’ve excluded this library from automatically update[…]