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How to Add a Pinterest Button to Image Sliders in WordPress

by Waseem Abbas on September 1, 2016

Do you want to add a Pinterest button to your image sliders? Adding a “Pin it” button encourages your visitors to share your images on Pinterest. In this article, we will share how to add a Pinterest button to image sliders in WordPress.

To add a Pinterest button to image sliders in WordPress, you’ll need to follow these 5 steps:

  • Step 1. Install and activate Soliloquy Slider plugin
  • Step 2. Create an image slider in Soliloquy
  • Step 3. Install and activate Soliloquy’s Pinterest Addon
  • Step 4. Edit your image slider and enable the Pinterest button
  • Step 5. Add your Soliloquy slider to Post/Page

By the end of this tutorial, you will get an image slider with the Pinterest Pin It button as shown in the image below:

Pinterest Button

Ready to get started? Let’s go!

Step 1: Install and Activate Soliloquy Slider Plugin

Soliloquy website

First thing you need to do is install and activate the Soliloquy WordPress Slider plugin. If you need help with this step, check out this guide on how to install a WordPress plugin.

Step 2: Create an Image Slider in Soliloquy

To create an image slider, you need to go to Soliloquy » Add New. Drag and drop your slides in the Native Slider section.

Add Images

You can go to config tab to manage the settings for your image slider like dimensions, theme, and more.

Config Settings

Once you are satisfied with your settings, make sure to hit the Publish button.

Step 3: Install and Activate Soliloquy’s Pinterest Addon

To access this addon, you need the Soliloquy Multi, Developer or Master license. If you need help upgrading your account, check out how to upgrade your license.

Simply go to Soliloquy » Addons to install and activate the Pinterest Addon.

Pinterest Button

Upon activation, you are now ready to add a “Pin it” button to your image sliders.

Step 4: Edit Your Image Slider and Enable Pinterest Button

Go ahead and edit your Soliloquy slider. You will see a new Pinterest tab. Click on it and check mark “Enable Pin It Button.”

Enable Pin It Button

You can also adjust the Pinterest position and button color in the settings.

Step 5: Add Soliloquy Slider to Post/Page

Next, copy the shortcode from the Soliloquy Slider Code widget. You’ll need this shortcode to add the image slider in your post or page.

Shortcode Information

You should go to Post » Add New or edit an existing post. In the visual editor, you can paste the shortcode and click on the Update button.

That’s all. You can see the final image slider with Pinterest buttons below:

Pinterest Button

We hope this article has helped you to learn how to add a Pinterest button to image sliders in WordPress. You may also want to check out our guide on how to create an Instagram photo slider in WordPress.

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Waseem Abbas is a content writer for SoliloquyWP and Envira Gallery.

Comments

    indiasjob

    September 1, 2016

    Nice ! thank you for sharing your knowledge

    Reply

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