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FIXED: Pinterest Button Disappeared from Hubs

  1. janderson99 profile image50
    janderson99posted 5 years ago

    The Pinterest Button has disappeared from by Hubs, even though I have opted to allow pinning.

    1. Mark Painter profile image60
      Mark Painterposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      The pinterest button was still there when I looked at a Hub.  I suspect something is going wrong when the page tries to fetch the social buttons, but at this moment, I'm not sure what.

      1. Pearldiver profile image81
        Pearldiverposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        In an another unrelated issue Mark...

        Over the last two days, when logging in.... I'm getting warnings of unencrypted script on the https://  sad

        perhaps the 2 issues are related internally..

        Cheers for checking mate  smile

    2. Matthew Meyer profile image75
      Matthew Meyerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I think this is resolved.  If this still occurs for you after clearing your browser cache, please post example Hubs and we will look into it.

      1. janderson99 profile image50
        janderson99posted 5 years agoin reply to this
        1. mistyhorizon2003 profile image95
          mistyhorizon2003posted 5 years agoin reply to this

          I can see the Pin It option on both your example hubs John, so it seems what we see varies person by person, or area by area, or something completely different!!!

          1. janderson99 profile image50
            janderson99posted 5 years agoin reply to this

            my guess is that the switch in the profile is busted. I can get around it - just as other people pin me like crazy

        2. Matthew Meyer profile image75
          Matthew Meyerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Are you just missing the Pinterest or other social media buttons?

          I just tested and it does take a bit of time to load, but I see the Pinterest, Facebook, and Twitter social media buttons on both of the example Hubs you provided.

          If you clear your cache and upgrade to the newest version of Firefox, does the button show up?

          1. janderson99 profile image50
            janderson99posted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Nope - I have cleared the cache, I have the latest version of Firefox. No Pinterest button using, Mozilla, Chrome or Opera browsers on an XP machine. But weirdly when I use another computer Win 7 with IE8 it works. So beats me!

            1. paradigmsearch profile image94
              paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              Looks like what I referenced earlier is true. Take the XP back behind the barn and... big_smile

              1. janderson99 profile image50
                janderson99posted 5 years agoin reply to this

                But Why, Tell me Why - should it work fine for 6 months and then suddenly two days ago stop working? Coincidences matter - it was just about this time that the other problem with profile switches started to happen  - the famous FLIP-FLOP on the switch to display 'idled' hubs or not. Seems likely the two are releated especially when other people report the pin button not displaying with the magnificent Windows 7 - next it will only work with Win8!!!

                1. paradigmsearch profile image94
                  paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

                  I once again went and checked your new, spotlight hub. All is there, including the pin button.

                  The good news...

                  It is you for some reason. Most visitors are seeing it and therefor have that option.

                  The bad news...

                  Based on yours and other's posts...

                  Some are not seeing it with various OS/browser combinations.

                  My perception...

                  I really don't know... Really seems like a cross-platform issue. Is it deliberate or fumbling? I don't know...

                  Priority...

                  My Pinterest traffic is negligible. So my pulse-rate has not quickened. Others may feel differently.

                  1. Matthew Meyer profile image75
                    Matthew Meyerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

                    I just did some further testing in IE8/XP and all the social media buttons loaded for me.

                    Only ideas I have now are that it might be related to system resources (RAM, CPU, etc) and/or bandwidth.

                    Anyone have a new fast computer with a bunch of RAM and a fast connection via their ISP that are not seeing the buttons?

    3. lorddraven2000 profile image92
      lorddraven2000posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I am not seeing the pinterest button either I am afraid

      1. Matthew Meyer profile image75
        Matthew Meyerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Do you have example Hubs on which you are not seeing the Pinterest button?

  2. LindaSmith1 profile image62
    LindaSmith1posted 5 years ago

    No! it was gone, but is back now.  It takes a bit for the buttons to show up on hubs.

  3. janderson99 profile image50
    janderson99posted 5 years ago

    No! I waited and I waited and I waited - All mine have really gone
    Chrome and Mozilla - all gone!

    1. profile image0
      Kerry43posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I just noticed mine was missing too hmm

  4. Pearldiver profile image81
    Pearldiverposted 5 years ago

    - Ditto -
    So we are loosing their service also? 
    Unbelievable!  sad

  5. paradigmsearch profile image94
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    My pin it buttons are still there. I guess that box of donuts I shipped them paid off...

  6. joanveronica profile image87
    joanveronicaposted 5 years ago

    I have shared several Hubs this morning, and couldn't find the pinterest pin. I entered them by hand with no problem. It's not the page, it's the pin! It's time consuming, but I did it!

    1. profile image0
      Kerry43posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      It certainly is, I did the same thing, joanveronica. I don't mind, but it is very distracting once you get in there lol.

  7. Patty Inglish, MS profile image94
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 5 years ago

    My Pinterest buttons are all present, but I get the script run error message when I look at my "Groups" on my account page. System wide changes going on or a glitch?

    1. paradigmsearch profile image94
      paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I just noticed that the little line above the pending swirly is now gone. More changes afoot... big_smile

  8. LindaSmith1 profile image62
    LindaSmith1posted 5 years ago

    I see it is now back to No Pinterest button again.

  9. LindaSmith1 profile image62
    LindaSmith1posted 5 years ago

    But, the follow me Pinterest button is in our profile, yet no on hubs. Does not make sense.

  10. IzzyM profile image89
    IzzyMposted 5 years ago

    Well, I just opened a random hub to check, and the Pinterest share button is there right under the username in the hub.

    Using Chrome.

    1. janderson99 profile image50
      janderson99posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      not for me (including for your hubs as well)


      http://s1.hubimg.com/u/7367336_f248.jpg

      1. paradigmsearch profile image94
        paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I just dropped by your referenced hub. The pin it button was there for me. Maybe the pin it button is the first to go when computer memory is running low? Or cache issues? Or browser/add-on issues?

        Or Windows-is-a-piece-of-crap issues? big_smile

        1. janderson99 profile image50
          janderson99posted 5 years agoin reply to this

          It doesn't show on Mozilla, Opera, Chrome
          Anyway if it shows for other users who visit my pages WTF
          Thanks for confirming!
          Cheers, Down Scope!

  11. janderson99 profile image50
    janderson99posted 5 years ago

    I do run XP
    The most likely thing is the the "show Pin button" permission in my profile is busted.
    I reported to HP but they said ditto - its my fault. as they had no problem.

    1. paradigmsearch profile image94
      paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      A long shot....

      There was a problem with "yes" means "no" and "no"means "yes" in the profile editor as to another attribute. Try it with the "show pin button" setting. Like I said, a long shot, but with multiple posts saying both "see" and "not see", who knows?

    2. Mandy M S profile image92
      Mandy M Sposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I see only the two share buttons you do janderson. The rest are gone also and I haven't changed anything.  I use IE.  If it's not a system wide issue, then it must be something just with us.  What's the common thread?

  12. profile image0
    kelleywardposted 5 years ago

    Mine is gone as well and I have it on in my settings. I use Mozilla. I'll try on Explorer to see if that is the problem.

    1. profile image0
      kelleywardposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      It's not working on either Mozilla or Explorer for me.

      1. janderson99 profile image50
        janderson99posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I tried on a different machine running windows 7 +  Explorer =>  Worked!!!!
        The plot thickens - who's been fiddling with the code?

        1. paradigmsearch profile image94
          paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          You may have indeed found a glitch, i.e., pin it won't show here for anyone still using XP. If others will test with this differential in mind, and either confirm or refute, this adventure might actually be solved! smile

          1. janderson99 profile image50
            janderson99posted 5 years agoin reply to this

            if you want adventures try this one - Big prizes!
            http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/106168

          2. Mandy M S profile image92
            Mandy M Sposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            I'm running IE on windows 7.  Maybe i need to update my IE.

            1. Mandy M S profile image92
              Mandy M Sposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              Updated my IE... Still missing those share buttons on all hubs I look at.

  13. rebekahELLE profile image87
    rebekahELLEposted 5 years ago

    I see them on my hubs.  I use the latest version of FireFox on a Mac.

  14. LindaSmith1 profile image62
    LindaSmith1posted 5 years ago

    This is ridiculous. I use IE on Windows and Google.  So, if not there, I am not switching browsers back and forth.

    1. janderson99 profile image50
      janderson99posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      If its for your own use, there is a nice Firefox add on for pinning using right click  - probably for other browers as well - you can pin any image you like.

  15. rebekahELLE profile image87
    rebekahELLEposted 5 years ago

    I checked at least one of each of your hubs and see the button.  kelleyward, you have 83k pins on your 'boy's' hub.  Impressive.  How does that happen??

  16. moonlake profile image91
    moonlakeposted 5 years ago

    My pins are gone.

  17. paradigmsearch profile image94
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    There is a rumor that vorpals got into the HP server area. This might be the cause. We will have to wait and see.

    1. wilderness profile image98
      wildernessposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      And they will go Snicker-Snack!  And leave our hubs for dead.

      1. paradigmsearch profile image94
        paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Mine are slithy toves and will hide behind the Bandersnatch.

        1. wilderness profile image98
          wildernessposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          big_smile

          1. profile image0
            Kerry43posted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Good morning Hubbers! Well, I still don't see it this morning and I have done my housework and rebooted. Must be changes a comin'
            Have a happy one smile

            1. rebekahELLE profile image87
              rebekahELLEposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              I see all of your share buttons.  I'm sure the issue will correct itself at some point.

              1. profile image0
                Kerry43posted 5 years agoin reply to this

                Good morning smile How funny, I don't see it on yours. Not to worry, I'm sure it'll be back soon.

  18. paradigmsearch profile image94
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    The vorpals are still loose. Rumor has it that HP has called animal control. This will take some time, however, because they have to be Mirandized before being captured.

    1. janderson99 profile image50
      janderson99posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I think its related to the size test. Size does matter!
      I'm still waiting to your response to this important thread
      http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/106168

  19. Daughter Of Maat profile image98
    Daughter Of Maatposted 5 years ago

    Yup, my pinterest button is gone as well! What, pinterest doesn't like us anymore?? sad

    1. janderson99 profile image50
      janderson99posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Try Pinterest Right Click (mozilla) or similar. My account is OK - its just the HP button has gone walkabout

    2. profile image0
      Kerry43posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I wondered that this morning, Daughter of Maat, when I tried to add a link manually and it said "nope". Might be a bit of a booboo on both ends.

      1. janderson99 profile image50
        janderson99posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Looks like squids can't suck anymore
        http://hq.squidoo.com/forums/topic/pint … d-squidoo/
        better get Paul and Simone to pop over.

        1. paradigmsearch profile image94
          paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Heck of a link! A must-read. smile

  20. Rosie2010 profile image77
    Rosie2010posted 5 years ago

    There is no "Pin it" button in all of my hubs.
     
    http://s4.hubimg.com/u/7371815.jpg

    When I tried to pin one of my hub using the "Pin it" button on my dashboard, it was accepted.  BUT, when I tried to view my pin, this notice came up...

    http://s1.hubimg.com/u/7371800_f248.jpg

    I checked my board and my pin was there.  Pinterest is having a glitch.

  21. janderson99 profile image50
    janderson99posted 5 years ago

    Hey! My Pin It Button is Back!
    Thanks to who ever fixed it.
    Cheers and Happy Pinning everyone!

    1. Matthew Meyer profile image75
      Matthew Meyerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I think it may have been an issue on Pinterest's end, but I am glad it is working for you!

      1. janderson99 profile image50
        janderson99posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks for all your efforts. Such a weird bug.

        1. profile image0
          Kerry43posted 5 years agoin reply to this

          I see it too, thank you smile

  22. SmartAndFun profile image97
    SmartAndFunposted 5 years ago

    Mine is not fixed. Miy pinterest button is not there. I get what Rosie2010 posted and outlined in yellow. I have a hub I wrote back in April that is finally timely and I would like to pin it. Thanks.

    1. Matthew Meyer profile image75
      Matthew Meyerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      The issue that Rosie2010 described is an issue on Pinterests' end as it was related to a server error on their servers.

      1. paradigmsearch profile image94
        paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        We are all doomed...

      2. SmartAndFun profile image97
        SmartAndFunposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Bummer, but thanks for the info.

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