Many speculations were made for Pinterest and its integration with mobile devices. With its launch in 2015, Pinterest ‘Pin it’ button has revolutionized the way users have been looking at Pinterest.
What Pin it button use to do to you? How does it help you? What is it called now? Why was its name changed? What difference does it make?
Previously known as ‘Pin it’, now this absolutely stunning feature is being referred as ‘Save it’ button. Pinterest Save button typically reduces the clicks it takes to save something from the web.
You might have noticed that before April 2015, it used to take around 4 clicks to save some stuff from the web. After the launch of this feature, it just takes 2 clicks.
In June 2016, Pinterest re-launched the same button naming it as ‘Save Button’. The red button integrates the mobile devices and similar other with Pinterest in a magical way. The change from Pin it to Save button was due to increasing Pinterest members outside U.S.
Users who are not having English as their major language might get confused or might not relate with the ‘Pin it’ tab. So, in the context of this reason, Pinterest thought of changing it to Save button. And it helped! More people previously not understanding the concept of Pin it, now saves their ideas on Pinterest.
You might be sitting in your living room on the weekend and thinking of going through some interesting images on your Pinterest account. Seeing some appalling images, you might be thinking of saving it. Right?
This is where Pinterest Save Button comes in picture.
How to install Pinterest Save Button
To install this amazing Save it button, you can go directly to the Pinterest Goodies page in the browser. This Pinterest Save button can be added to multiple browsers such as Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari.
Going to the page, you will find an ‘Install Now’ button. Clicking on it will give you basic prompts that have to be followed by you in the correct sequence. Allow the software to get installed or click on ‘Add Button’. Do not panic if it’s getting delayed or stopped as it depends on your browser & security settings.
For internet explorer users, Save button is installed in the command bar, which may be hidden. To see the command bar, right click on the Internet Explorer’s title bar and select the ‘Command Bar’ option.
You can see the Pin it button on the top right side, clicking on which you can save any sort of inspirational ideas. Images on the website will be shown in the window, enabling you to select the one to be pinned. Additionally, you can also save the images by clicking on the Save button appearing over them.
Next step is to log into your Pinterest account and start using this amazing app. Suppose you want to add this Save button on your website, then redirect to the Pinterest developer’s page. This page has several options to fill up. I will take you one by one for each step.
Different alternatives such as save button, follow, pin, board, and profile are given. Clicking on save button will open up several options.
You can fill the blanks on the left side. ‘Button type’ tab gives you an option of where do you want to see the save button. If you want to save button on one image, any image or want the button to appear on the image while hovering, you can select any of the given options. ‘Custom Image’ option is there for you providing you the liberty of customizing the setting as per your requirement. In addition, language and pin count boxes are there.
After this, you can put the link for which you want the save button to be installed on and also the link of the image that inspires you. A brief description will also be required at the end.
To save button to be placed on mobile pages, AMP (accelerated mobile pages) script option is also given for users. You can select which script is required as per your need and start using Pinterest like never before. Hopefully, I have been able to provide bit clarity on the subject. Happy Pinning!!!!