How to Verify Your WordPress Site on Pinterest - UPDATED TUTORIAL!

How to Verify Your WordPress Site on Pinterest – UPDATED TUTORIAL!

Do you need to verify your WordPress website with Pinterest? When you verify your site with Pinterest, you can see more data on your pins, Pinterest analytics, and more. In this video we'll walk you through how to verify your WordPress website with Pinterest.

To begin make sure you have a business Pinterest account, if you have a personal account you can upgrade by clicking the ellipses(…) and there should be the option to upgrade in the menu that will ask for your business name, website, and business type.

If you do not have a Pinterest account in general then you would want to sign up at the Pinterest site:

Fill out your email, password, business name, and business type to begin with and Pinterest will ask you followup questions on the next few pages to help create your Pinterest business account.

Under the eclipse go to Settings then, go to the Claim Website page to let Pinterest know where to find your website. Once you click the Claim Website button it will have a popup that gives you a choice on how to prove a website is yours.

We will be showing you how to add the HTML tag to your site using two methods. The first is with All In One SEO under their Webmaster Tools section you can add the HTML tag in the Pinterest confirmation box. If you are not using AIOSEO or a plugin that allows the tag to be added then you would want to use the Insert Headers and Footers plugin:

With this plugin installed and active you can go under Settings, Insert Headers and Footers and paste the verification code in the header box. Pinterest can take up to to 24 hours to verify your site but will normally do so faster than that. Once verified you will now be able to see analytics on Pinterest.

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10 Comments

  1. Uniquely Grace Designs on August 3, 2021 at 4:09 pm

    Exactly what I needed thanks! New subscriber too!

    • WPBeginner - WordPress Tutorials on August 4, 2021 at 12:27 pm

      Glad we could help and thanks for subscribing ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Hร  Lรช on August 27, 2021 at 8:15 pm

    Will we get blue verification badge after this?

    • WPBeginner - WordPress Tutorials on August 30, 2021 at 12:43 pm

      You should at least get a checkmark on Pinterest

  3. Junk Journal Jewels & Gems on September 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    I had already watched many videos trying to get this right. Yours was the most helpful, and I DID IT!… well now, what’s next : )

    • WPBeginner - WordPress Tutorials on September 22, 2021 at 12:31 pm

      Glad it helped! Now you can keep sharing your content ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Brooke Stonely Photo- Film on September 22, 2021 at 5:36 pm

    THANK YOU SO MUCH ILY!!!!

    • WPBeginner - WordPress Tutorials on September 23, 2021 at 12:23 pm

      Glad our guide was helpful ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Gita on October 13, 2021 at 3:32 pm

    Fab, thanks! ๐Ÿ™‚

    • WPBeginner - WordPress Tutorials on October 14, 2021 at 12:20 pm

      You’re welcome ๐Ÿ™‚

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