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How to Block Pinterest Pins: 3 WordPress Plugins

Most of us love Pinterest. It is an addictive social network that could make you a whole lot less productive. Pinterest has the potential to drive you a ton of traffic if you implement the right strategy for it. There is nothing wrong with allowing certain photos on your site to get pinned by others on Pinterest. But what if you want to prevent some of your work from showing up on Pinterest? These 3 Pinterest Block plugins implement that option for you:

How to: automate WordPresss tasks

Pinterest Block: allows you to block Pinterest from certain sections of your site (e.g. pages, individual posts, blog homepage). It is simple but gets the job done.

wpNoPin: another simple plugin that lets you protect your content and keep it from getting added to Pinterest. You can do this for individual posts.

Easy Pinterest: more than just a “block Pinterest” plugin. This adds an attractive Pinterest activity widget to your site. It gives you the chance to block Pinterest on your whole site.

You can also implement this manually. All you have to do is add the following code to your site’s header:

If you plan to block Pinterest users from sharing your private and copyrighted works, the above plugins more than help. This method is not bulletproof though. People can still get around this if they want to. In that case, you should contact Pinterest to take down your stolen images.

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