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How to Verify your Pinterest Account WITHOUT a WordPress Plugin

For this post I have created a step by step guide to help you very your Pinterest account WITHOUT a WordPress Plugin!  I am currently on a Premium WordPress plan… aka NO plugins.  It just so happens that every post I initially read regarding Pinterest account verification recommended the Yoast SEO plugin.  I have nothing against the suggested plugin… I actually use it to manage the blog posts for my day job and love it. But for my personal blog I am working to a tight budget so it’s no upgrades / plugin zone for now.

Maybe I just ain’t too tech savvy, but working Yoast free to successfully verify my Pinterest account was a total nightmare.So if you are like me and on the financial up and up slower than a tortoise with a concrete shell … then you might just need this article…Believe it or not you actually don’t NEED a WordPress plug-in to verify your Pinterest account ...

Before we get into the good stuff…I am writing this post on the premise that you have already created a business Pinterest account.  If this is not the case you will first need to convert your accountIf you don’t have your Pinterest verification code ready please follow these instructions and come back after for the second half of the process!

Check out the screens and instructions below to verify your Pinterest account without upgrading to a business plan or investing in plugins!

Verify your Pinterest Account WITHOUT a WordPress Plugin

Step 1.

Go to your WordPress dashboard.Verify your Pinterest Account

Step 2. 

Click on “WP Admin.”Verify your Pinterest Account

Step 3.

Select “Tools”

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Step 4.

Select “Available Tools.”

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Step 5.  Once the page has loaded, scroll down to find a series of spaces to insert relevant links. Insert your verification code into the Pinterest box!

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Click “save changes” and head back over to the Pinterest screen in which you retrieved your verification code and click “Submit.”

Hey presto!!

VERIFICATION COMPLETE.

You should receive an email from Pinterest to confirm that this process has worked! 

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    June 28, 2018 at 3:36 am

    Nice post with useful information 😊

    1. Rachael Hope

      June 28, 2018 at 5:20 am

      Thank you 🙂 maybe this wasn’t as difficult for others to get their head around but if I can save anyone some time I’m happy!

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