How to Autopost from Joomla! to Pinterest

In this tutorial, we are going to show how you can autopost from Joomla! to Pinterest.

Prerequisites:

  • AutoTweetNG Free, Pro or Joocial 8.24 or superior
  • A Pinterest account
  • System requirements: Joomla 3.4 or superior, PHP 5.5 or superior, MySQL 5.5 or superior (recommended)

Once you have checked the prerequisites, proceed with step 1.

STEP 1: Download and install AutoTweetNG/Joocial

Download the extension from Extly's Download Area, unzip and install AutoTweetNG/Joocial in Joomla! backend with the standard procedure.

About AutoTweetNG/Joocial updates: Install the update with the same procedure.

Once you have proceeded with the installation:

-AutoTweetNG component has been installed -System plugin-AutotweetAutomator has been installed and enabled, to process new content and posts every 3 minutes -System plugin - AutotweetContent has been installed and enabled to publish Joomla! content.

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Remember to assign your Download ID to enable all features.

STEP 2: Create an app

Login at https://developers.pinterest.com/apps/ with your Pinterest username and password. Go to Create App

Create App

Fill the application details and create the application

Create application

Assign the Authorized Redirect URL's.:

https://www.YOUR-DOMAIN.COM/administrator/index.php?option=com_autotweet

Authentication

Submit the App for review.

App Review

STEP 3: Create and authorize a social channel

Go to AutoTweetNG/Joocial Control panel, there select Channels tab to create a new channel.

Channels

On Channel Tab, click on New, select the Channel Type and complete the App ID and App Secret. Save

Channels

Click on "Step 1: Authorize"

Channels

Accept the permissions dialog.

Channels

Click on "Validate". The Access Token and User ID will be filled and save. Select the Board.

Channels

Channels

AutoTweetNG/Joocial is ready to publish!

A new authorization Access Token has been granted.

A new Pinterest Channel has been created.

By default, all new articles are going to be published on Pinterest.

STEP 4: Create a test article

  1. Create an article
  2. Check the Request list
  3. Wait 3 minutes, visit the front page
  4. Check the Posts list
  5. Check Pinterest.