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NorrCompetition 1.8.9 released. Instagram Reels added

NorrCompetition 1.8.9 released. Instagram Reels added
19 December 2022

A new version of NorrCompetition is here. This is a maintenance release which also includes Instagram Reels video support.

There is an important update in Instagram API - short videos called Reels. We have updated the component to support Reels.


  • Added. Support of Instagram Reels video content.
  • Fixed incorrect breadcrumbs path for category.

NorrCompetition 2.0.0 for Joomla 4 is on its way. We will continue to release only important updates for the 1.x series with bug fixes.

Embedding Instagram videos

An important note: to embed Instagram video content in the contests, you you should create Facebook App and add Client Access Token and set them in component options. Learn more

Read more about oEmbed at the Facebook documentation page.

We recommend to use the latest versions of Joomla and NorrCompetition to keep your site up-to-date and always perform a backup before any update.

Eugene Sivokon

Product manager and Joomla enthusiast who has worked in many web development roles taking on a wide array of various projects.

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