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Pinterest Settings

We can add the pinterest details in the settings section.

pinterest account

  • Application Name – This is the name of your application. You can add any name here.
  • Email – Enter the pinterest login email id here.
  • Password – Enter the pinterest password here.
  • Publish wordpress `pages` to social media – You can use the default setting for publishing wordpress pages or override the default settings.
  • Publish wordpress `posts` to social media – You can use the default setting for publishing wordpress posts to categories or override the default settings and change the category.
  • Select wordpress custom post types for auto publish – You can use the default setting for the wordpress custom post types or select a particular custom post type for the pinterest account.

Message Format for posting –This is the message format for posting in pinterest. You can add your message with post title, blog title etc. here. The codes are given below.

    • {BLOG_TITLE} – This is the title of the blog (wordpress site name)
    • {POST_TITLE} – Title of your post.
    • {PERMALINK} – This is the URL of the post.
    • {POST_EXCERPT} – This is the summary of your post.
    • {POST_CONTENT} – This is the description of the post.
    • {USER_NICENAME} – This is the nice name of the author.
    • {POST_ID} – This is the ID of the post
    • {POST_TAGS} – This is the tags of the post
    • {POST_CATEGORY} – This is the category of the post.
    • {SHORTLINK} – This is the shortlink of the site.
    • {POST_PUBLISH_DATE} – This is the post publish date.
    • {POSTMETA:META_KEY_NAME} – Using this feature we can use the post meta value corresponding to the meta key name. Please note that you need to replace the META_KEY_NAME with original meta key name. For example, if the meta key name is meta_image, please use it as {POSTMETA:meta_image}

If you want to display the post title, the link to the post and the summary of the post, please use the codes  {POST_TITLE} – {PERMALINK} -{ POST_EXCERPT} . You can select the code from the dropdown menu.
Note: You may limit the content of {POST_TITLE}, {POST_EXCERPT} and {POST_CONTENT} using below format.
{POST_CONTENT:L-2} – use 2 lines from the content
{POST_CONTENT:W-5} – use 5 words from the content

  • Override scheduling of auto publish (Applicable only if the scheduling is enabled in the settings page) – We can override the scheduling option and use the instantaneous publishing of this account.
  • Minimum time delay for auto publishing in case of scheduled publishing  – We can setup a minimum delay for each social media account in case of scheduled publishing and so it will publish after the delay to that social media.
  • Default selection of auto publish while creating posts/pages in metabox – This is the selection of autopublish in the metabox when creating a post/page.

Now click the “Save” button and it will show the boards of the pinterest account.

pinterest boards

Now select the board and save it.

Now click the activate button to activate the account.

pinterest manage

A sample pinterest post is given below.

pinterest image

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