Alpine PhotoTile for Pinterest
Not working since 3.5.1 upgrade (5 posts)

  1. CallMeAndy
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Error displayed on page: Pinterest feed not found. Please recheck your ID.

    Have checked ID - its correct.

    Code used is: `[alpine-phototile-for-pinterest src="board"
    uid="adventurebods" board="adventurebods-vietnam"
    imgl="pinterest" dl="1" dlstyle="tiny" style="cascade"
    col="4" num="12" size="192" shadow="1" border="1"
    highlight="1" align="center" max="100"]`


  2. pelicancup
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi guys, I'm experiencing the same problem. I'm using the plugin on numerous pages on numerous sites, so I'm hoping you can help soon.

    Here's an example of a page not showing: http://thecountrybuzz.com/country-music-photo-galleries/george-strait-photo-gallery/


  3. theAlpinePress
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    I have had several users report the problem, but I am unable to find a solution at the moment. There is a high likelihood that the problem is due to web hosting servers preventing the plugin from retrieving the Pinterest RSS feed. Has anyone had success using other Pinterest plugins or have they all stopped working for you?

  4. Keira_girl
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hello to all, I tried to use other Pinterest plugins and had the same problemn as with Alpine PhotoTile for WordPress. I'm also using v 3.5.1
    Please update if the problem is fixed!

  5. theAlpinePress
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    The problem is that Pinterest has begun blocking servers that it thinks are trying to harvest data from Pinterest.com. Most photo sharing website use APIs and are able to block a particular user from accessing the website, but Pinterest has not released an API. So instead of blocking a certain user, Pinterest blocks entire servers from accessing the RSS feed. If you are using a web-hosting company, it is likely that many dozens of websites share your server and any one of them could be responsible for getting the server blocked.

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