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Pinterest "Follow" Button


Feb 1, 2014 Update Notice: This plugin will not recieve any further updates. It is recommended to delete it and use the new Pinterest Widgets plugin instead.

Upgrade to Pinterest Widgets now

“Follow” Button Features:

  • Simply drag the widget to your sidebar, enter your Pinterest username, and voila!
  • Select from the 8 official Follow button images or specify your own
  • Use a shortcode to display the Follow button anywhere else

More Pinterest Plugins


  • Widget options


  1. Use the automatic installer in your WordPress admin.
  2. Activate the plugin.
  3. Go to Widgets.

Alernatively, you can download this plugin, unzip the contents, then FTP upload to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.

Note: If you overwrite the plugin using FTP upload, you may lose some saved settings.


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Contributors & Developers

“Pinterest "Follow" Button” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Notice about discontinuation and recommendation to use “Pinterest Widgets” plugin.


  • Enhancement: Added 4 more button image choices from Pinterest (8 total now)
  • Fixed: Align (float) left/right options fixed (widget and shortcode)
  • Fixed: Misc bug fixes and performance improvements


  • Enhancement: Added shortcode functionality
  • Enhancement: Added settings page with instructions and links


  • Initial release