How to Autopost from Joomla! to Pinterest
In this tutorial, we are going to show how you can autopost from Joomla! to Pinterest.
- 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.
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
Fill the application details and create the application
Assign the Authorized Redirect URL's.:
Submit the App for review.
STEP 3: Create and authorize a social channel
Go to AutoTweetNG/Joocial Control panel, there select Channels tab to create a new channel.
On Channel Tab, click on New, select the Channel Type and complete the App ID and App Secret. Save
Click on "Step 1: Authorize"
Accept the permissions dialog.
Click on "Validate". The Access Token and User ID will be filled and save. Select the Board.
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
- Create an article
- Check the Request list
- Wait 3 minutes, visit the front page
- Check the Posts list
- Check Pinterest.