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There are a couple of reasons why you should know how to verify a website on Pinterest:

  1. That’s how you get rich pins
  2. 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!

How to Verify a Website on Pinterest

Step 1: Install Yoast SEO plugin

Go to Plugins > Add New > Then type in “yoast seo” in the keyword bar. Click “Install”

How to Verify a Website on Pinterest - Install Yoast SEO

Step 2: Go to Yoast SEO > Dashboard >  Features > And make sure “Advanced Settings pages” is Enabled

Make sure to click “Enabled”

How to Verify a Website on Pinterest - Enable Advanced Settings

Step 3: Go to analytics.pinterest.com and click “Confirm website”

Once you click here, a popup will show up on the screen.

How to Verify a Website on Pinterest - Analytics click Confirm Website

Step 4: Copy the meta tag in the popup box

How to Verify a Website on Pinterest - Copy meta tag in the popup

Step 5: Go to Yoast SEO > Social > Pinterest and paste meta tag in the bar

How to Verify a Website on Pinterest - Paste meta tag in Yoast SEO

Step 6: Click “Save Changes”

How to Verify a Website - Save Changes

Step 7: Go back to analytics.pinterest.com and click “Finish” on the popup

How to Verify a Website on Pinterest - click finish on analytics dashboard

Step 8: Ta da! You can now see your website’s analytics in the Pinterest dashboard!

How to Verify a Website on Pinterest - Analytics website pinterest

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!

Any questions about verifying your website on Pinterest? Comment below!