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Pinterest Cloud App

 

This article will describe the individual pieces of the Pinterest Cloud App, how to have it enabled for your Eloqua instance, and configure it for display on your E10 landing page. This document assumes that the reader is an E10 user, and is familiar with using landing pages.

 

In order to use the Pinterest App, you will need to be registered at cloudconnectors.eloqua.com.

 

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Pinterest Cloud App Components

 

The Pinterest Cloud App consists of the following Cloud Components:

  • Pinterest "Pin It" Button - allows you to add a "Pin It" button to an E10 landing page.
  • Pinterest "Follow" Button - allows you to add a "Follow" button to an E10 landing page.

 

ARTICLE – What is the difference between an App, a Connector, a Component and a Feeder

 

How to Install the Cloud App

 

The Pinterest Cloud App is already available for use in E10, but may need to be enabled.  See here for more information.

 

Using the Components on a Landing Page

 

A Cloud Component is inserted into a landing page via drag and drop within the landing page editor.

   

From the editor toolbar, select the "Cloud Components" button.  A select box containing all of the available Cloud Components will then be displayed.

 

Pinterest1.png

 

Drag and Drop one of the Pinterest components onto the landing page.

 

"Pin It" Button:

 

Pinterest2.png

 

"Follow" Button:

 

Pinterest3.png

 

Next, save the page, then double-click the component that you just dropped onto the page.  The following screen will appear:

 

CCLogin.PNG

 

Enter your cloudconnectors.eloqua.com credentials and click Log in

 

If you're adding a "Pin It" button, the following screen will then be displayed:

PinItConfig.png

 

On the configuration screen, enter the following:

    • Admin Email Address (this should automatically populate with your address)
    • URL of the page the pin is on: (required) - this cannot be blank, and you will need to manually type this in.
    • URL of the image to be pinned: (required)  - this cannot be blank, and you will need to manually type this in.
    • Description (optional) - if a description is not provided, the visitor who clicks your button will have to enter it before they can successfully pin.
    • Pin Count Orientation

You can Also:

      • Click Preview to see what your button will look like.
      • Click Show Source to see the button source code.
      • Click Render Image to see the image that will appear in the landing page editor.

 

Click Save Settings and close the screen.

 

If you're adding a "Follow" button, the following screen will then be displayed:

FollowConfig.png

On the configuration screen, enter the following:

    • Admin Email Address (this should automatically populate with your address)
    • Pinterest Account to "Follow": (required) - the Pinterest account that you would like your visitors to follow when they click your button.
    • Button message: (optional)
    • Button to display: you can choose from the following:
      • Follow Me
      • Pinterest
      • Large Icon
      • Small Icon

The following image shows, in order, what each button looks like:

PinterestButtons.png

 

You can Also:

      • Click Preview to see what your button will look like.
      • Click Show Source to see the button source code.
      • Click Render Image to see the image that will appear in the landing page editor.

 

Click Save Settings and close the screen.

 

When the landing page renders, your button will show on the page.