Despite being a Pinterest user for years, I didn’t realise until recently that you can embed individual pins onto your website pages and posts.
So I decided to try adding a pin to my latest post but found it wasn’t quite as simple as I thought it’d be to find out how to do it. Anyway, I figured out how to embed a pin into my blog post and decided that I’d save others some time and do a quick tutorial on how to embed pins.
1 | Go To The ‘Pinterest Developers’ section
2 | Choose the widget type
From the builder, you can choose the type bottom or widget that you want (pin it, follow, pin, board or profile), in this case, you want to choose the ‘Pin’ option.
3 | Add the pin URL
Next step is to add the link to the pin you want to embed. You can get the link to going to the pin and opening it up in full view, from the top of your browser you’ll see the URL – it will look something like this https://www.pinterest.com/pin/244953667209849879/.
Copy the full URL and then go back to the widget builder and paste into the ‘Pin URL’ box.
You’ll now see a preview of your chosen pin.
4 | Copy the widget code
If you’re happy with the preview, copy the code that is given and the paste it into the page or blog post that you would like it to appear on.
That’s it – your pin will now be embedded on your website.
Embedding your pins within posts is a great way to connect readers to your Pinterest account but it also makes it super easy to share. So why not give it a try to see if it boosts your engagement.
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