We all know by now the wonder that is Pinterest. In case you have been living under a rock, Pinterest is a pinboard-style photo-sharing website that allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections such as events, interests, and hobbies. Users can browse other pinboards for images, “re-pin” images to their own pinboards, or “like” photos.
Being on the WordPress platform, there are plenty of plugins that can you maximize your Pinterest reach. From “Pin It” buttons to widgets for your sidebars, there are some great ways to share your Pinterest account and get your posts pinned.
9 Pinterest WordPress Plugins
Don’t like the “Pin It” button underneath your post? Want to be able to add images directly to Pinterest by just clicking on the image? Your problems are over! Have the user just hover the mouse over the image they want to pin and watch your visits grow!
WP Pinner is a WordPress plugin to manage your Pinterest account. With this plugin you can easily auto-pin WordPress posts, schedule your pins throughout the day, auto-follow users to get noted and keep track of your account (CTR, clicks, likes, repins, reach, etc). This will definitely help you to get more out of your Pinterest efforts!
Pin It On Pinterest places a “Pin It” button at the end of your posts, and allows you to predetermine what gets “Pinned” at Pinterest. Simply install it, and you will find a new form underneath your Post Editor where you can fill in a description and an image to associate with your post.
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This plugin adds a Pinterest widget much like the pinboards on Pinterest. It uses the original thumbnails from Pinterest itself. The plugin aims to have the same look and feel as the pinboords on Pinterest. To improve your site’s performance, the pins are cached every 15 minutes.
Pinterest Block allows you to block pinning activities by your visitors. You can set which page to block from the settings page, or you can block specific entries directly from the post option.
Pinterest badge is a fully customized Pinterest badge plugin for WordPress. It adds a widget to your blog that will display a list of your latest pinned images from your Pinterest profile or page. It also displays the number of people who have followed you in Pinterest along with the follow button.
The Pinterest Lightbox plugin enables a PinIt Button on each image automatically through your NextGEN Gallery. It automatically uses the caption, image URL, and page URL from NextGEN to sync with the Pinterest API. This plugin is very useful for photo-intensive websites.
Showcase your boards & pins on your WordPress site for free. You can also show the plugin on your Facebook fan page as well as mobile website.
What is your favorite Pinterest Plugin?