Setting Up Pinterest in IFTTT Networks

A question about connecting Pinterest to IFTTT networks was asked by a participant during Semantic Mastery’s Hump Day Hangout Episode 56 (

The exact question was:

Hello! I’m new to IFTTT and only been doing this stuff for 3 weeks. I’ve already set up a few recipes but I don’t see Pinterest in your list??

I created my own Pinterest recipe (yeah, this stuff is addictive!) but the images are not posting properly on my Pinterest board.

For example, if you look at the Pinterest account you will notice that some pins had images posted to them and some not:

For the pins that DO have an image that was posted on Pinterest, you will notice that it was NOT the featured image that was pulled from the blog post, but rather the image embedded into the post:

For the rest of the posts they only have a featured image, ie, only one image and no additional images embedded in the blog post itself.

Is this a clue as to what’s happening? Or did I setup the IFTTT recipe incorrectly?

I wonder if I am missing something in the IFTTT setup. I have attached an image of the IFTTT receipt for Pinterest.

Any assistance from the group is appreciated!!!?

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