Using Behold with SolidJS

Add Instagram galleries to your Solid projects with our drop-in widget.

Behold SolidJS

Widget Component

Our official SolidJS component is a lightweight wrapper around our core web component, and let’s you easily add Behold Instagram widgets to your Solid code.

It has zero dependencies and is fully typed.


First, create a widget feed, and copy the feedId from your widget embed code. Next, install with your package manager of choice.

Terminal window
npm install @behold/solid
# or
pnpm add @behold/solid
# or
yarn add @behold/solid

After installing, simply import the component and use as normal.

import BeholdWidget from "@behold/solid"
function MyComponent() {
return <BeholdWidget feedId="YOUR_FEED_ID" />


The Behold Solid component has a single required property: feedId, which can be found by opening your feed in the Behold dashboard and clicking on Embed Code.

All configuration and customization is handled in the Behold admin. When you make changes there it will automatically update your widget, no code modifications required. Because of browser caching, changes can take a minute or two to show up. Clearing your cache and incognito/private windows will help.

Load event

You can optionally pass a callback function to the onLoad property, which will fire after initial render.

<BeholdWidget onLoad={() => console.log("Loaded!")} feedId="YOUR_FEED_ID" />

A note about SSR

This component relies on client-only APIs and won’t be pre-rendered by SSR or SSG. That means there will be a moment before it renders where its height will be 0px. You can prevent layout shifts this may cause by applying dimensions to a container element with CSS.

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