Pinterest is basically the concept of referring traffic and users to third-party sites. Since socials networking websites are not looking back and continuing to grow, there is no better way to take advantage than to make a WordPress website as Pinterest friendly as possible. Moreover if one has the right plugins to play with, this is no difficult job anymore. This article highlights a list of 10 selected WordPress plugins that can be utilized to get the website, posts, and images pinned over in the Pinterest network.
Pinterest “Pin It” Button
This button enables the users and readers on the website to pin up any image which they like and even set that image as a default. Using this plugin one can easily display the Pin It button on posts and also specify the link URL.
Pin It On Pinterest
It is a very simple plugin that allows one to specify images to Pin as well as set a default description for the same.
If the bloggers want to block any sort of pinning activities by any of the visitors, this is the plugin for it. With this, one can set which page to block by navigating to the settings page, or alternatively one can also block specific entries from the post option directly.
Pinterest “Follow” Button
This widget is a very unique one for a WordPress website. The Pinterest “Follow” Button can be added to the sidebar without any hassle and can also be used as a shortcode to display it somewhere else.
The Easy Pinterest is basically a 300-pixel wide widget that can be added to the WordPress website with a motive to display images from Pinterest. One also has the option of setting the number of images to display and the Pinterest account details to fetch from.
WP Pinner is a plugin that allows proper management of Pinterest account right from the WordPress dashboard. This makes work easy and also helps one to get to auto-post or schedule –pin the post to Pinterest. Apart from these it also has many other amazing features including repins and tracking of likes.
Pinterest Pinboard Widget
This widget is a very simple plugin that can be added to the sidebar to display the Pinterest collections in thumbnails.
Pinterest Image Pin
If one wants to add Pin buttons below every image in the WordPress website, then this plugin actually makes it possible. It allows the addition of the Follow button at the end of every post too.
Pinterest Pin It Button For Images
This is another very unique plugin with even more abstract possibility. It is quite different from other Pin-It Buttons and enables the placing of pin-it buttons over the images which would appear on the hover. The URL and the description for the pin would follow the post entry.
Pinterest for Galleries makes it possible to add a Pin-It button below every image on the WordPress Gallery. It is very easy to use but it may not work on the third-party WordPress gallery.
Thus the above-mentioned 10 plugins are one of the most popularly used plugins and have worked wonders for the users. All of them are worth giving a try