How to Add a Pinterest Button to Image Sliders in WordPress
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 the 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 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:
Ready to get started? Let’s go!
Step 1: Install and Activate the Soliloquy Slider 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.
You can go to config tab to manage the settings for your image slider like dimensions, theme, and more.
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.
Upon activation, you are now ready to add a “Pin it” button to your image sliders.
Step 4: Edit Your Image Slider and Enable the 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”.
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.
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:
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, or how to configure other Soliloquy addons.