In recent weeks there has been much talk of Pinterest which suddenly became fashionable with increasing number of users. The popularity is so high where the Pinterest Clones has already come out. With its careful design and social skills, you can pin your favorites and people can follow your pins with great visuals. You can create a account, use their bookmarklet and before that you can setup categories on Pinterest. So what ever interest you on web, you can pin them to your pinterest account. Follow the other pins, republish or do I love it there. So, how can you showcase your pins on your WordPress blog ? Here is a unofficial Pinterest WordPress Plugin for you.
Pinterest WordPress plugin is a unofficial pinterest wordpress widget that helps you to display thumbnails and titles of the latest Pinterest Pins from a specific user via their Pinterest RSS feed. You can even display your pinterest pins on your WordPress blog sidebar if you have an account already there.
Currently, Pinterest is only by invite based, so if you want invite, do let us know through comments. We are glad to invite you to Pinterest – one of the hot topics currently on the web.
Once you’ve installed the wordpress plugin, just drag the widget and drop it to your sidebar. Now play with the settings, you can add title for the pins, pinterest username, maximum number of pins to be displayed on the sidebar, thumbnail size, and finally the pinterest follow me button to show below the widget.
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.
This plugin by default adds a widget to the sidebar, but if you want to insert the pins on a post or page, using a shortcode below :
[prw username=”dangerdiabolick” maxfeeds=”10″ divname=”myList” printtext=”0″ target=”newwindow” useenclosures=”yes” thumbwidth=”100″ thumbheight=”100″ showfollow=”medium”]
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