If you have checked on building the most profitable Pinterest for Business profile then you will know that verifying website with Pinterest can be easily done with Yoast Seo plugin.
This post discusses the other methods on how to verify website on pinterest apart from Yoast SEO.
HOW TO VERIFY WORDPRESS WEBSITE ON PINTEREST
Log on to Pinterest.com
Click on the gear of your pinterest profile and go to settings.
Scroll down to confirm website.
Now verification of website to pinterest can be done in 2 ways.
A) Putting the Meta Data on the <head> section of your website
Copy the Meta name and DO NOT CLICK on the finish button.
Move to WordPress dashboard and click on Appearance> Editor
Scroll down to theme header on the right side of the page.
Find out the </head> part. You can type CTRL +F to find it.
Insert the copied Meta data just before the closing of </head>
Update the file and move to Pinterest profile and click on the red finish button.
WITH THE USE OF PLUGIN
This same task can be done with Insert Headers and Footers Plugin.
- Install Header and Footer plugin.
- Activate it.
- Put the Meta Name in ‘scripts in header’ section.
- Save it.
B) How to upload Pinterest Verification file to wordpress
While copying the meta data from Pinterest another option which was there is downloading the file.
After downloading go to CPanel< File Manager
Irrespective of hosting service provider you are using, you will have to upload this file in CPanel file manager.
If you are using your File Manager for first time then you will be shown a pop-up window where you need to select the Web Root and always select to show your hidden files.
Click on upload file.
Choose the downloaded file.
After your file is uploaded, once again go to your Pinterest profile and click the red finish button.
Now you will get a site confirmed tick in your Pinterest Account.
Confirming website to Pinterest also gives a backlink. You should check on how to get 16 different social media backlinks for massive website traffic.
Check how I went from 17000 – 1,40,000 pageviews in Pinterest in less than 2 months.