How to Install a Pinterest Bookmarklet

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For easy pinning while browsing the Web, add the Pinterest bookmarklet Pin It to your favorites or bookmarks bar by first opening your browser of choice. Visit the Pinterest Goodies page (link in Resources) and locate the section titled "The Pin It Button."

1 Using Internet Explorer or Chrome

If you want to install the Pinterest bookmarklet in Internet Explorer, right-click next to the Web page tab and click "Favorites bar" to view your favorites. Double-click the "Pin It" icon and drag it to your favorites bar. Click "Yes" to verify that you want to add the bookmarklet. To install the bookmarklet in Chrome, click the "Settings" icon and hover over "Bookmarks." Click "Show Bookmarks Bar." Locate and click the hyperlinked text at the end of "The Pin It Button" section that reads "Looking for the Pinterest Bookmarklet?" Double-click the "Pin It" icon and drag it to your bookmarks bar.

2 Using Firefox or Safari

If you are using Firefox, click "View," "Toolbars" and "Bookmarks Toolbar." If you are using Safari, click "View" and "Show Bookmarks Bar." Using either browser, double-click the "Pin It" icon and drag it to your bookmarks bar.

Elizabeth Valentine is an experienced freelance writer. She graduated with a bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management and has also worked as a beauty advisor. She has published more than 250 pieces of content at sites such as Associated Content and eHow, having been working in the field of writing since 2007.