10 Great WordPress Plugins To Pinterest-Ize Your Website
We are pretty sure by now you will have heard how big and popular Pinterest is becoming, said to be the King of referrals to third party web sites. As with most Social Media Platforms, the sooner we get you all on the band wagon, the better, what better way to take full advantage of the platform than to make your Blog or Website completely Pinterest friendly? Whilst most plug in’s are still in their infancy, this is actually the best time to get them and test them. Once popularity increases they start getting more and more expensive, so get testing them now to keep your over heads down if not free.
With this list we are going to simply highlight perhaps what we consider to be currently the best 10 Pinterest Plug-ins for your word press pages. You can utilize all of these to get your site, images and perhaps even your site promoted on Pinterest boards by your viewers. Making your job far easier is the ultimate aim of all of these plug-ins. Below you will find, widgets, counters, galleries and various kinds of buttons to name a few.
Pinterest “Pin It” Button
Add a simple Pinterest “Pin It” Button to your posts in 2 minutes!
Pin It On Pinterest
Pin It On Pinterest simply places a “Pin It” button at the end of your posts, therefore allows you to predetermine what gets “Pinned” on to Pinterest.
With Pinterest being one of the fastest growing new Social Media platforms of 2011, the potential for free incoming traffic from users that simply Pin your post content is substantial.
From the link below, simply download and install your plug-in, just the same as you would any other plug-in, once installed and activated, when you create your next post, you see a new Pinterest Form where you can fill in the basic details and word press will do the rest.
Download plugin | Visit Pinterest for Galleries website
Pinterest For Galleries
Add a pin-it button on every image of every WordPress gallery! Let readers to easily pin your picture!
Pinterest for Galleries basically adds a new pin-it button under each thumbnail image of your WordPress galleries (in general the ones added to posts with the native WordPress gallery feature). It has been noted however, that this plug-in may not work with other third party gallery plug-ins. Caution should be taken if you are using third party plug-ins.
Download plugin | Visit Pinterest for Galleries website
Pinterest Block allows you to simply block various pinning activities from your visitors. Starting with blocking a by set which page to block from the settings page, or you can block specific entries directly from the post option.
Block selected posts and pages from getting pinned on Pinterest.
Pinterest badge is a fully customisable 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.
Additional Info –
The plugin uses caching to store your pinterest profile data to eliminate checking pinterest on every page load. For the caching to work, your web-server needs to be able to write to wp-content. (a lot of plugins require this so it should be fine).
Download plugin | Visit Pinterest Block Currently Not Available website
Pinterest Pin It Button For Images
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!
The description goes automatically as the name of the post, and so does the link of the post. Just enable the plugin. The optimal configurations are set, but if you wish, we have a little panel under “Settings > Pinterest Pin It”
Download plugin| Visit Pinterest Pin It Button For Images website
Pinterest Image Pinner From Collective Bias
A very simple and easy to install WordPress plug-in based on Extremely lightweight jquery. Adds “Pin This” button to all images in the bottom right corner.
Currently simply just down load and activate the plug-in sets the whole thing up and running, although if you are knowledgeable in jquery, you can modify it.
Pinterest “Follow” Button
“Follow” Button Features:
A simple and straight forward widget for your WordPress site, the Pinterest “Follow” Button can be easily added to your word press site sidebar, or to be used as a shortcode to display it elsewhere for those who are a little more daring.
Pinterest Image Pin
This Pinterest plugin will enable your sites visitors to pin individual images on Pinterest, the pin button will appear just underneath every image in the main content.
It gives you the option to chose from the 3 versions of pinterest buttons to apply to your post images.
The plugin adds a 300px wide Widget to your website which fetches your Pinterest RSS feed and displays the images on your website. Currently, you can select the number of images to display, the account to fetch and the title of the Widget.
Under the Settings > Easy Pinterest page, you can also choose to block Pinterest from indexing your website.
At the moment, it fetches once per day.
The Ultimate Pinterest dashboard inside your own WordPress admin area
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!
Pinterest RSS Widget
This plugin allows you to place a widget on your sidebar that fetches the most recent contents of a Pinterest user’s RSS feed and displays the corresponding thumbnail images. You can choose whether to show the description below the image, and you can set the height and width of the thumbnails to fit your theme. You also have the option of showing 4 different sizes of the official “Follow Me On Pinterest” button below the list of your pins.
You can also use this plugin from your theme templates, to display images lists anywhere else on your blog and you can easily give them a fixed size or a maximum size with CSS styling.
Pinterest Pinboard Widget
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.
Pretty Pinterest Pins
This plugin allows you to display thumbnails and links to yours (or anyones!) latest Pins from Pinterest in your sidebar. It is styled after Pinterest and offers a clean and modern look to show off your pins.
As always, we would love to hear your feedback and comments below, even better if you can post about plug-ins that we may have missed… Look forward to hearing from you all soon.