How to stop images from your site to be pinned on Pinterest

Disallow your website images on Pinterest

Disallow your website images on Pinterest

You can stop people to Pin your website images on Pinterest.Pinterest is a virtual pin board and is being used for brand promotion. There are brands that are using Pinterest for brand promotion.There are so many images being used on Pinterest on daily basis and it is difficult to stop people from using your brands images.But there is no need to be worried on this. 

Suppose you want to stop people from Pinning your website images you can do this easily.
You have to add below code in the head of your website code

<meta name=”pinterest” content=”nopin” />

If user tries to Pin images from website they will be shown below message

“This site doesn’t allow pinning to Pinterest. Please contact the owner with any questions. Thanks for visiting!”

To customise the above message you can use below code

<meta name = “pinterest” content = “nopin” description = “Sorry, this user does not allow pinning” />

If you want to disallow a single image from Pinning on Pinterest you should use below code
<img src = “foo.jpg” nopin = “nopin” />

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2 Responses to How to stop images from your site to be pinned on Pinterest

  1. michaelangelo says:

    Pinteresting!!! Im so Pinterested in this blog :). keep it going.

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