Tag Archives: pinterest

Adding Social Media Buttons to Your WordPress.com Website

14 May

I’m mixing directions from several different websites, but I have tried clearing it up as much as possible.  Enjoy!

Adding Social Media Buttons to Your Website via HTML Code


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Although some WordPress.com (and other website-building site) themes have a way to automatically customize social media, quite a few actually don’t.  For my WordPress website, I used to just add the “Image” widget and link to my other accounts. But since you can’t line them up horizontally, that ended up with a long line of pictures down my sidebar.  So instead, I mixed directions from different websites, played around, and came up with the following instructions for adding a horizontal row of Social Media icons linked to your accounts.  

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Facebook Changes

29 Mar

Your Facebook is changing again. . . 

They officially changed mine over today, I’m still deciding if I like it.   There are a couple of new significant changes.

Timeline/Profile Changes

Changes to the Pins on the New Pinterest

24 Mar

You can find Changes to the Pinterest Account Tools Here.

This post will run through a few of the new changes established to the Pins themselves.  I actually think this part is a lot more convenient than Pinterest’s old pin format.  The new ones allow you to go straight to the website, see other pins from that site, etc.

The Pin Itself

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A picture of how the Pins now look

The pin itself doesn’t actually look all that different.  It still has the image, and if you click the image it will take you to the linked URL.  Nonetheless, there are a couple changes to note.

1. The greatest change to the pin itself is that you can no longer open it up and edit your own pins here.  The edit button no longer appears unless you are on the Boards or Pins main page on your account. Continue reading

Changes in the New Pinterest: The Basics

24 Mar

Pinterest is currently changing over to a new interface, and, while there aren’t any too serious changes, some things are slightly different.  I’ve been playing around with the new format and thought I’d run over some of the changes here.  So here are a few notations on the changes to your account home page and directions on adding or altering boards and pins.

The New Account Home Page

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Pinterest Account Home Page = new format

If you look carefully, you will note that all the buttons on the top menu are now combined into one new drop-down menu in the upper right-hand corner. Continue reading

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How to Add a Link to your Pinterest Pins

4 Feb

So, this may have been obvious to other people, but it took me a little while to pick up how this worked. So I thought I would share the process!

Sorry for the video quality!

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