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Verifying your pinterest site for your blog makes you look for professional as well as adds your url to your profile. As a blogger you will also want a business pinterest account to give you access to your pinterest stats pages. Check out how to change to a business account here.
Lets get you verified!
Step one: Click the little pencil in the lower right corner of your profile.
Step 2: Add your blog Url and click verify site
Step 3: Choose your verification option. If you have access to the files for your blog download the file and upload to the main directory. Else click on the verify with a meta tag option.
Step 4: Copy the meta tag and go to your wordpess site.
Step 5: Genesis users – Go to your genesis -> theme settings scroll down to header and footer scripts and paste the code and save.
Step 5: WordPress users – Browse to appearance -> editor then select the file that says index.php on the right hand side to bring up the correct code on your screen. Scroll till you see the tags </header> and add your meta tag in a new line above this. Be very careful not to accidentally remove any code! (click picture for larger view)
Step 6: Go back to pinterest and click the complete verification process. You are now verified!