Gatsby Source Pixamic [closed alpha]

🚧 The Pixamic API is currently in closed alpha testing, and this Gatsby source plugin is a work in progress.

Source plugin for pulling images from your social media account(s) into Gatsby via the Pixamic API.

This plugin also supports the new Gatsby Image plugin.

Install

npm install -S gatsby-source-pixamic

or

yarn add gatsby-source-pixamic

Features

Instagram

  • Fetches the latest images from your Instagram account

How to use

First, you will need to obtain an access token by creating a Pixamic account, linking your social media account(s), and generating an access token.

Then in your gatsby-config.js add the following config to enable this plugin:

//in your gatsby-config.js
plugins: [
  {
    resolve: `gatsby-source-pixamic`,
    options: {
      pixamic_token: process.env.PIXAMIC_TOKEN,
    },
  },
]

How to query

You can query nodes created by this plugin via GraphQL. You can discover all the available types and properties for your GraphQL model by browsing http://localhost:8000/___graphql while running gatsby develop.

Instagram

{
  allPixamicInstagramImage {
    nodes {
      media_url
      caption
      id
      timestamp
    }
  }
}

Image processing

To use image processing and optimise your images, you will need to install gatsby-transformer-sharp, gatsby-plugin-sharp, gatsby-plugin-image and gatsby-source-filesystem.

{
  allPixamicInstagramImage {
    nodes {
      media_url
      caption
      id
      timestamp
      localImage {
        childImageSharp {
          gatsbyImageData(width: 120)
        }
      }
    }
  }
}

You should read the Gatsby Image documentation for more details on how to use the Gatsby Image plugin.