Solution to Pin Photo-less Page
Wed Jul 10, 2013 20:41

Pin a photo-less page.
We've all been there: you click the "Pin it" button, only to be told that "...there are no big images or video to pin on this page." Because Pinterest requires that Web pages have large images or compatible videos to create a pin, this issue isn't uncommon for Pinterest addicts.

To work around the problem, pin any photo related to the page you initially wanted to pin. Click "See your pin" to view it on Pinterest, then click Edit. Now change the link so that it leads to the page you initially wanted to pin. It's not the simplest solution, but works if you're desperate to pin a page.

More info and 6 other cool tricks for Pinterested folks at http://howto.cnet.com/8301-11310_39-57406125-285/seven-essential-tricks-for-pinterest-power-users/.

  • Re: Pinterest Quesiton - Breanna Hooks, Wed Jul 10 18:50
    Usually it's not a problem finding pictures for a website but some sites don't have a "large" picture so for those sites you cannot pin them without a picture. I'm pretty sure those are the sites... more
    • Solution to Pin Photo-less Page - koppenhaverd, Wed Jul 10 20:41
      • Infuriating - Paige Moretz, Thu Jul 11 12:49
        Dr. K., Thanks for the tip. I am almost at my wit's end with Pinterest for this reason. I'm thinking about switching to Symbaloo. This constant rejection from Pinterest is maddening! I will try your... more
      • Thanks - Robyn Pickering, Wed Jul 10 23:21
        Thanks Dr. K. I've had that problem in the past and just couldn't figure out how to pin something that didn't actually have a photo with it. I should have thought to google it.
      • should have googled! - Breanna Hooks, Wed Jul 10 21:32
        Awesome! Thanks. I should have googled Pinterest tricks! I knew there had to be a way around it.
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