Simply Pinterest

Make it easy for your visitors to share your content on Pinterest

Make it easy for your WordPress posts to go viral

Simply Pinterest uses the Pinterest "pin it" button to help you promote Pinterest sharing on your blog. It's simple to configure your blog's default settings then customize on a per-post or per-image basis. No matter where the post is pinned from it will always credit the permalink (no more archive pages being pinned!) Using the best SEO practices this free plugin makes it obvious and simple to your visitors that they should share your great content on Pinterest!

Free Plugin to Help Increase Pinterest Engagement

Pinterest has fast become one of the highest traffic generating social media platforms for bloggers.

More and more lifestyle, food, DIY and photography bloggers everywhere are seeing more traffic from Pinterest than Facebook and Google than they have before. There are a few easy ways to boost your traffic leveraging Pinterest and this plug will help make it easy for you!

Simply Pinterest - a Free WordPress Plugin making it easy for your visitors to save and share your content with no code required!

Configure Simply Pinterest

Simply Pinterest is easy to configure. Set your blog's default setting in Setting > Pinterest Settings

Choose the color, positioning and design of the Pinterest "Pin it" button using the native Pinterest design which your visitors will recognize and engage with quickly.

Demo Video on Screen

Are You Promoting on Pinterest?

Because Pinterest is so popular your visitors are are familiar with the Pin button and since your content is high quality they're happy to share and save it for later!

That's what makes Pinterest so different from other social networks - it's not just about sharing; it's also about currating your lists of your favorite posts.

Great for All Kinds of Blogs

Pinterest is a great platform to share, save and promote content from blogs on many subjects!

  • Food Blogs
  • Craft Blogs
  • Lifestyle Blogs
  • Fashion Blogs
  • Fitness Blogs
  • And any other blog that has images!


Demo Video


FTP Upload

  1. Download the free plugin: Simply Pinterest
  2. Unzip or Extract the contents of the download
  3. Using an FTP client login to your hosting account and go to your WordPress installtion in the /wp-contents/plugin/ directory
  4. Upload the folder /simply-pinterest/ and all of it's contents to the plugin directory
  5. Login to your WordPress admin to activate and configure the plugin

Add Plugin Through Admin

  1. Download the free plugin: Simply Pinterest
  2. Login to your WordPress admin and go to Plugins > Add New the click the Upload Plugin button at the top of the page
  3. Click choose file and upload the zip file you downloaded in the first step
  4. Activate and configure the plugin through your WordPress admin


Can I swap the button with my custom graphic?

No, there are other plugins that specialize in that functionality. Simply Pinterest is intended to stand out using Pinteret's signature "pin it" button; when something stands out to your visitors they are more likely to see it and click it than if it blended in with your blog's design.

How do I customize the default Pin description?

When you add an image to your post you can customize the "title" or "alt" text for the image through the WordPress admin, this text is what the plugin uses to pre-populate the Pin's description. This way you can customize your text depending on what image they click to pin. in Settings > Pinterest Settings you can automatically append content to the default description like: - from

Does it work on mobile?

Yes there is a setting to always display the button when on a mobile device!

Will this work on my blog?

This plugin is designed for self hosted or blogs. Submit a feature request to suggest other blog platforms.

Did you find a bug?

If you think you've found a bug in the Simply Pinterest plugin here's what to do:

Go to the Github issues page to see if your bug has already been addressed. If you haven't found a solution you can report a bug by clicking "New issue" on that page. Please be as detailed as you can and provide a link to a working example, if possible. Submitting an issue requires you to register a free Github account but this is how the developer(s) keep any bugs, tasks and features organized.

You can also email your bug or issue to terri ann at simply pinterest dot com (remove spaces and replace dot and at) (if Github isn't your jam!)

This Plugin is Feature & Pull Request Friendly

If you have a feature request for this plugin go to the issues page and see if that feature has already been requested. If it has been, leave a comment to let us know you're interested in it too. If your awesome feature idea isn't listed, click "New issue" to add it to the list and we'll let you know if we think it's a good fit with the mission of the plugin.

If you're a developer and you'd like to help support this free & open source plugin you can fork & submit your pull requests on GitHub. Check out the issues we have marked open and are looking for help with to start. The creator of the plugin, Terri Ann Swallow, reserves the right to incorperate only pull requests that align with the plugin's mission and long term goals.

Simply Pinterest - a Free WordPress Plugin making it easy for your visitors to save and share your content with no code required!

Plugin Author

Terri Ann Swallow

Terri Ann Swallow

Terri Ann has been blogging, building websites and working with WordPress for 10+ years. By combining her skills in social media marketing, blogging and web development she brings you the highest quality and simple WordPress plugins.

You can learn more about Terri Ann's technical skills at see her craft blogging at Childlike | GitHub | Pinterest

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