How to Setup a Pinterest API and Identity for Stitchz

With Stitchz, sharing posts on Pinterest is easy. However, in order to share on Pinterest you must request a developer API key/secret. Follow the steps below to request an API key/secret and submit for review.

  1. Login to Pinterest's developer portal with the account you plan to share posts with.
  2. Click the "Start building" button to begin the new app request process (Figure 1).
    click the start building button to begin the request process
    Figure 1

  3. Read and accept the Pinterest Developer and API Terms of Service agreement (Figure 2).
    accept the Pinterest developer and api terms of service
    Figure 2

  4. Complete the new app form with your information (Figure 3).complete the new app form and submit for approval
    Figure 3

  5. Copy the new Pinterest App's Consumer key and Consumer secret from the Dashboard into your Stitchz application. In Stitchz, go to Apps > Settings, then click the shield in the Identity Providers section to add a new provider. In the form that appears, select Pinterest and paste in your Consumer key and Consumer secret, then click Save (Figure 4).
    complete the provider form with the app key and secret
    Figure 4

  6. From the application Settings page, click the social group name. Next, click the green Add Identity button to add your Pinterest Identity. On the modal window click Pinterest to begin the process to add your Pinterest Identity to Stitchz (Figure 5).
    add Pinterest account as an Identity to share posts with
    Figure 5

  7. Follow the prompts on Pinterest's site to complete the request (Figure 6).
    follow the Pinterest prompts to add your identity
    Figure 6

  8. Setup is complete, you can begin sharing posts on the Pinterest from Stitchz.