Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Flipboard 0 Verifying your site on Pinterest. Sounds like an overly-complicated, code heavy process and who really needs that, right? Well Pinterest site verification has many amazing benefits and doesn’t have to be hard at all! Adding your account to Pinterest gives you access to valuable business features. For example, you gain access to deeper analytics both on Pinterest and through Tailwind and your website logo will be on all Pins from your site, prompting users to visit your page. There are three main ways to go through website verification: Update the meta tag on your site; Upload an HTML file; or Add verification through a host. The best part? Verifying your website doesn’t take a professional developer – anyone can do it! Don’t worry, we’ll be here to hold your hand along the way. Verify Website by Updating Meta Tag Step 1. Go to your Pinterest profile and click on the edit button Step 2. Click on the “Confirm Website” buttonStep 3. Copy the Code Step 4. Add the code to your website’s <head> So here’s where things might feel like they get complicated. But never fear – it’s easier than it sounds! In your website’s content management system (CMS), look for index.html where you can edit the code of your website. You’ll know you’ve found it when things look something like this: Once you’ve found this area, add the code from Pinterest underneath <head> section: Save those changes. Step 5. Click “Finish” back on Pinterest Upload To Website Step 1. Edit your profile and open up the “Confirm Website” Dialog box. Step 2. Click on “Download This File” once the file is downloaded, DO NOT rename the file. This is very important! Step 3. Upload the file to the root server Common root servers are public_html, www, or wwwroot. This video will explain how to upload the file. Step 4. Click “Finish” back on Pinterest Verify Through Website Host Pinterest website verification can be easily done through many hosts. Right now, there are 19 total hosts with instructions on how to verify your website on Pinterest. We are only going to go over a few of the most popular ones here – WordPress, Tumblr, and Blogger. WordPress Step 1. Download the “Pinterest Verify” Plug-in Step 2. Copy the “content” section of meta tag using the instructions above. Step 3. Login to your WordPress dashboard. Step 4. Go to Settings > “Pinterest Verify” Step 5. Paste the content part of meta tag into “Pinterest site confirmation” and Save Step 6. Click “Finish” back on Pinterest Tumblr – Meta Tag Step 1. Copy the meta data from Pinterest using the method above Step 2. Sign in to your Tumblr page and go to your settings Find your blog listed in the right rail. Step 3. Scroll to “Edit Theme” Step 4. Click on “Edit HTML” Then paste meta data into <head> and save. Step 6. Click “Finish” back on Pinterest Blogger Step 1. Copy the meta data from Pinterest using the method above Step 2. Login to Blogger and go to “Template” then select “Edit HTML” Step 3. Paste Meta Tag Into <head> Step 4. Click “Finish” back on Pinterest See? Pinterest Website Verification Isn’t Too Hard! Now that you’ve verified your account, you can really get started on Pinterest. Pin this post! Twitter Tweet Facebook Share Email This article originally appeared on Tailwind Blog and has been republished with permission.Find out how to syndicate your content with B2C Author: Jay Leonard Jay is a UK-based cryptocurrency expert, specialising in fundamental analysis and medium to long term investments. Jay has a great deal of hands-on experience in analysing financial markets and performing technical analysis. Jay is currently focusing on the institutional adoption of cryptocurrency and what it means for the future ofView full profile ›More by this author:Cameo CEO Steven Galanis Wallet Hacked – $231k Worth of NFTs StolenMastercard CFO sees Growth Opportunities in CryptoMarvin Inu Trending on Twitter – Is Tamadoge Next to Pump?