- You can post to Pinterest using the Pinterest website or the mobile app on your iPhone or Android.
- You can upload a photo you own or choose a website and select an image from there.
- Be sure to enter as much information as possible, including a title, description, and alt text.
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Pinterest’s popularity as a social media site focused on posting images makes it a great resource for sharing information with others, as well as for researching and collecting ideas for personal or professional projects. You can post images to Pinterest from the Pinterest website or by using the mobile app for Android or iPhone.
How to post on Pinterest on the desktop website
1. Open Pinterest in a web browser and sign in, if you aren’t already signed in.
2. Click it plus sign at the bottom right of the web page, then click Create a pin from the context menu.
3. Drag a photo from your computer to the rectangle or click on it and choose a photo from the file dialog box.
4. Enter the title of this article in the Add your title field.
5. Add additional descriptive text in the Tell everyone what your pin is field.
6. If you want to make the post easier for people who use a screen reader to understand, click Add alt text and describe the image.
7. If you want to link this article to a website, enter the URL in the field Add as destination link field.
8. Choose a table using the drop-down menu at the top and click to safeguard.
How to post on Pinterest on the mobile app
The steps for posting a Pin to the Pinterest app are almost exactly the same whether you’re using Android or iPhone.
1. Start the Pinterest app.
2. Press the plus sign at the bottom of the screen (top right on Android) and, in the context menu, tap Pin.
3. Find the photo you want to post and tap it, then tap Next.
4. Enter a title and description.
5. If you want to link this article to a website, press the button plus sign beside Add a link (iPhone) or press Add (Android) and type or paste the web address.
6. Faucet Next.
7. Tap the board you want to post the image to.