Pinterest "Pin It" Button
[resolved] Can't fetch images in uploads folder (4 posts)

  1. Liliana Matos
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hello there!

    I can't seem to get the "Pin It" button to work for the images in my Site's wp-content/uploads folder. I click the Pin It button, and a Pinterest window pops up, but once I click Pin It on the new window I get the the following error message:

    "Whoops! Sorry we could not fetch the image."

    I followed the FAQ i.e. disabling other plugins, refreshing the cache, switching to a basic theme and still no avail.

    However, it does work on images hosted elsewhere e.g. Instagram. I'm wondering if this is a permissions issue or perhaps something else?

    I have WordPress 3.5.2 installed on my Site and Version 1.4.3 of the Pinterest "Pin It" Button Plugin.

    Please advise! Thank you.


  2. Phil Derksen
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    I've seen this happen sometimes when Pinterest can't read the images properly from the outside. Possibly there's a security setting on the web host causing this or because it's SSL (https).

  3. orwhateveryoudo
    Posted 2 years ago #

    how does one find out if its SSL and change it?

  4. Phil Derksen
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    Possibly try right-clicking the image and copying the URL or opening in a new tab? That should tell you.

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