10 WordPress Plugins to Pinterest-ize Your Blog

After Facebook and YouTube, Pinterest is the most popular social networking site that draws huge targeted traffic. According to a recent survey Pinterest has an exploding traffic of 1.7 million visitors for the month of July and it is always increasing, thus making it an important platform for spreading brand awareness. Most business houses who have a strong online presence are trying to make use of this social networking platform to reach out to potential clients.

If you are launching a new website using WordPress content management system or want to integrate Pinterest into an existing WordPress website, then you can make use of some of the useful plugins that can complete the task with ease. Pinterest is a virtual board where the users can open a business profile and keep on posting their latest updates to connect with the visitors easily. This virtual board is extremely useful for obtaining public opinion on a particular subject or getting feedbacks on particular service or product launched by the company. Moreover, the bloggers can also share the link of their latest blogs in Pinterest to let the followers know about it and sharing their opinion on a particular topic.

The ten best plugins that can Pinterest-ize your website easily have been shared in this post. This will be of great help to the web designers whose upcoming projects demands integration of Pinterest in the WordPress website developed by them. This list contains plugins whereby you can add “Pin It” tabs or ‘follow’ button on the website easily which is surely going to increase the number of followers. Make best use of them to Pinterest-ize your WordPress.

10 Best Pinterest Plugins

1. Easy Pinterest

An easy way to add recent Pinterest posts to your WordPress website as a widget.

Easy Pinterest Plugin

2. Pin It button to images

Adds a Pinterest “Pin It” button to images on your site, with eye-catching hover effects.

Add a Pin It button to Images - Pinterest Plugin

3. Pinterest badge

A must have plugin that adds a Pinterest badge on your blog to your Pinterest profile and showing your number of followers and recent pins.

Pinterest Badge - Pinterest Plugin

4. Pinterest Follow Button

Add a Pinterest “Follow” button to your sidebar with this widget.

Pinterest Widget for Adding a Pinterest Follow Button

5. Pinterest RSS Widget

This plugin allows you to place a widget on your sidebar that fetches the most recent contents of a Pinterest user’s RSS feed and displays the corresponding thumbnail images. 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. You can also use this plugin from your theme templates, to display images lists anywhere else on your blog and you can easily give them a fixed size or a maximum size with CSS styling.

Plugin for Pinterest RSS Widget

6. Pin It button at the end of your posts

Pin It On Pinterest places a Pin It button at the end of your posts, and allows you to predetermine what gets “Pinned” at Pinterest.

Pinterest Plugin to add a Pin It button at the end of your posts

7. Pin it button to all post images

Extremely lightweight jquery based plugin. Adds “Pin This” button to all images.

Pinterest plugin for adding a Pin it button to all post images

8. Pin It Button to Posts

Add a Pinterest “Pin It” Button to your site to let your visitors easily pin your awesome content.

Add a Pin It Button to Posts with this plugin

9. Pinterest Pinboard Widget

This plugin adds a Pinterest widget much like the pin boards on Pinterest. It uses the original thumbnails from Pinterest itself. The plugin aims to have the same look and feel as the pin boards on Pinterest. To improve your site’s performance, the pins are cached every 15 minutes.

Pinterest Pinboard Widget

10. Pretty Pinterest Pins

This plugin allows you to display thumbnails and links to yours latest Pins from Pinterest in your sidebar. It is styled after Pinterest and offers a clean and modern look to show off your pins.

Pretty Pinterest Pins Plugin

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