How do I create my Pinterest application?

Please follow the steps below:

  1. In SocialOomph, select Networks, Pinterest App Credentials in the menu.
  2. Open a new browser tab and log in to your profile at pinterest.com.
  3. Then, in the browser address bar, type in developers.pinterest.com and press Enter.
  4. In the top menu, click the Apps entry.
  5. Click Create App button.
  6. Do not change any other setting and do not put content into any other fields if we did not tell you to do so below.
  7. Fill out the Name and Description fields.
  8. Click the Create button.
  9. Scroll down to the Platforms section.
  10. Enter a URL of your choice in the Site URL field.
  11. Enter https://www.socialoomph.com/pinterest/callback in the Redirect URIs field, and press Enter to save the URL. (Don't add a traling / to the URL as it then will not work.)
  12. Click the blue Save button.
  13. If you also want to post pins to boards that belong to clients or friends, make sure you follow those people on Pinterest and then scroll down to the Collaborators section and add them as Developers of your application..
  14. At this point you are done at developers.pinterest.com. Do not submit the application for review or approval. It is not necessary since only you will be using the application. Submission would have been necessary had it been an application that other people would also use, but that is not the case. In other words, leave the application in Development mode.
  15. Copy the App ID (a string of numbers) and paste it into the App ID field of SocialOomph's Pinterest Application Credentials form.
  16. Click the Show button of the App Secret field (a few dots).
  17. Copy the now visible App Secret (a string of alphanumeric characters) and paste it into the App Secret field of SocialOomph's Pinterest Application Credentials form.
  18. Click the Save button of SocialOomph's Pinterest Application Credentials form.
  19. Back at your account in SocialOomph.com, add your Pinterest profile by clicking Networks, Connect Social Account in the menu, and then click the Pinterest tab. After you've added your Pinterest profile you will be able to add boards that are owned by that personal profile. Each board will become a separate social account entry in Networks, Manage Connected accounts, and in account selection boxes.

Please let us know if these instructions are out of date so that we can update them.


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