How to use the Pinterest Widget

The Pinterest Widget allows you to display your Pinterest feeds on your Xhibit Devices!

What You'll Need

  • An Xhibit signage device
  • CMS Application with supported feature package
  • Internet Connectivity

If you meet the requirements listed above, simply follow the steps below to learn how to use the Pinterest widget.

Pinterest Widget

Add Media Page
  • First you will need to navigate to the Pinterest Widget.
  • Hover your mouse over the Media Menu, and click on the Add Media page.
  • Once you are on the Add Media Page, the Pinterest Widget should be located on the Social Tab/Category.
Choosing the Pinterest widget
Selecting the Profile
  • The first thing that you will need to do after navigating to the Pinterest Widget is finding your Pinterest User Name.
  • Go to
  • Sign up with Pinterest.
  • Select Pinterest User Profile.
  • Once you've selected your User Profile, your User Name should appear in the URL.
  • Copy and Paste this in the Pinterest User Name Field on
Selecting the User
Selecting your Board Name
  • Additionally, you can select a board feed to display.
  • Just like locating your User Name, to locate the Board Name that you would like to display, select it from your Profiles page, and copy and paste the Board Name to the field in
  • Once you are done locating and entering your Pinterest information, below are some customization settings
  • You can choose what kind of transition to apply between posts, number of images that show, duration of each image, as well as the refresh rate(frequency of content refresh during playback).
Adding to your media library
  • You can preview the widget before saving to ensure it is to your liking.(Please keep in mind that the widget will only scale to the size of the content shown, it will not stretch to fit the area it displays in.)
  • Once you are satisfied with the customization you have applied to the widget, give this instance of the Pinterest Widget a name and save it for use on your Xhibit devices!

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