Pinterestbot

Operated by Pinterest. Last seen today.

What is Pinterestbot?

About

Pinterestbot is a fetcher operated by Pinterest. It's not currently classified as artificially intelligent or AI-related in any way. If you think this is incorrect or want to provide more detail, please contact us.

Detail

Website https://pinterest.com/bot.html

Type

Fetcher
Fetches web content on behalf of an app

Expected Behavior

Fetchers visit websites on-demand. They're normally dispatched by apps to present metadata about a link (e.g. the title and thumbnail image) to a user.

Access Control

Using Robots.txt

User Agent Token Description
Pinterestbot Should match instances of Pinterestbot

You can block Pinterestbot or limit its access by setting user agent token rules in your website's robots.txt.

# robots.txt
# This blocks Pinterestbot

User-agent: Pinterestbot
Disallow: /

Instead of editing your robots.txt manually, use the API or Wordpress plugin to keep your robots.txt up to date with the agent list automatically.

Get the Robots.txt

Insights

Other Websites

1%
of top websites are currently blocking Pinterestbot in some way
Updated today