There are a couple of reasons why you should know how to verify a website on Pinterest:
- That's how you get rich pins
- That's how you can access your website's analytics in Pinterest
And lucky for you, I'm about to show you the EASIEST way to do it. Here's how to verify a website on Pinterest WITHOUT needing to know how to edit code!
Step 1: Install Yoast SEO plugin
Go to Plugins > Add New > Then type in “yoast seo” in the keyword bar. Click “Install”
Step 2: Go to Yoast SEO > Dashboard > Features > And make sure “Advanced Settings pages” is Enabled
Make sure to click “Enabled”
Step 3: Go to analytics.pinterest.com and click “Confirm website”
Once you click here, a popup will show up on the screen.
Step 4: Copy the meta tag in the popup box
Step 5: Go to Yoast SEO > Social > Pinterest and paste meta tag in the bar
Step 6: Click “Save Changes”
Step 7: Go back to analytics.pinterest.com and click “Finish” on the popup
Step 8: Ta da! You can now see your website's analytics in the Pinterest dashboard!
And that's it! Now you know how to verify a website on Pinterest, so you can get rich pins and analytics.
Once you have verified your website, you will be able to see your website's analytics on the Pinterest analytics dashboard. This means you will be able to see how many clicks come to your website from Pinterest, which is really helpful in tracking your progress!
Next, be sure to check out my blog post on how to get Rich Pins enabled on Pinterest!
If you're serious about driving traffic to your site from Pinterest, I can highly recommend Pinterest Traffic Avalanche—it's how I quadrupled my Pinterest traffic!