09 July 2012

What is Pinterest? How to add Pin It button to Blogger?


What is Pinterest?
Pinterest is a social networking and social publishing site that enable the users to share photos they like. You create and manage theme-based image collections such as events, interests, hobbies. Pinterest.com is the fastest site in history to reach 10 million unique visitors per month.

How to Register with Pinterest?
Pinterest is currently invite-only. Go to pinterest.com and request an invite from them. When you receive an invite, you can register via Facebook Connect or connect through Twitter.

How to add Pin It button?
To add Pin It button to your website you can get the button code from Pinterest Goodies.

The code looks as follows

<a href="http://pinterest.com/pin/create/button/" class="pin-it-button" count-layout="none"><img src="//assets.pinterest.com/images/PinExt.png" alt="Pin it" / ></a>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.js"></script>

You can add it where you want.

Adding Pin It button with AddThis is easy
AddThis provides simple codes for social share and bookmark buttons. You can add following AddThis code
just BELOW <data:post.body/>
<div class='social'>
<!-- AddThis Button BEGIN -->
<div class='addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style '>
<a class='addthis_button_google_plusone'/>
<a class='addthis_button_facebook_like' fb:like:layout='button_count'/>
<a class='addthis_button_pinterest_pinit'/>
<a class='addthis_button_tweet'/>
<a class='addthis_counter addthis_pill_style'/>
<script type='text/javascript'>var addthis_config = {&quot;data_track_clickback&quot;:true};</script>
<script src='http://s7.addthis.com/js/250/addthis_widget.js#pubid=ra-4daaf36d0b7c565c' type='text/javascript'/>
<!-- AddThis Button END -->

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