Here is a list of 5 free online Pinterest alternatives for you to try out. All of these websites look similar to Pinterest in concept, but they differ when it comes to the features and options they offer. Some of them allow you to post photos of anything just like Pinterest, and a few of them are focused on certain specific things like technology, cars, etc. The rest of the features are quite similar like you can create boards, add photos, make them public/private, share with others, bookmarklets for posting photos with one click, etc.
So let’s have a look at all of these online Pinterest alternatives one by one.
1. We Heart It:
We Heart It is the first online Pinterest alternative in the list. It is a very popular website which lets you add images and like the images posted by others. Instead of liking a photo, you “Heart” it; now you know from where the name of the website came! It also lets you make collections of photos which you will heart. You can create multiple collections on the basis of types of photo you heart. For posting photos, We Heart It lets you add from your PC and as well as from the websites by providing their URL. You can also get Heart button for quick hearting of photos and a Heart button for adding to your website. You can also choose to follow users.
Juxtapost is the website closest to Pinterest when it comes to interface, features, and other traits. Juxtapost has 18 categories for you to explore and post photos. Click on any category to see the image posted under it and you can browse multiple sub-categories. For example, Arts category has following sub-categories: Books, Film, Graphic Design, Illustration, Music, etc. You can choose to comment, re-post, view post, and send. The good feature of Juxtapost is More Like This which lets you see more images like the one you are seeing currently. Like Pinterest, you can create pinboards but they are known as Postboards here.
Dribbble consists of creatives from different industries including Pinterest artists in the form of illustrations, graphic design, animation, product design, typography, etc. It is a great place to look and share your creatives on. You can view the content under the inspiration tab which has many categories under it. You might find a similarity in terms of design when you compare Pinterest and Dribbble.
4. Inspiration Grid:
Inspiration Grid is another online Pinterest alternative which actually is a online magazine. You can find your inspiration from this website under different categories like typography, fashion, design, art, architecture, etc. You would not be able to create boards or like pictures, but the website does have some great photos to get inspired from. The bottom of the website lists all the categories available to browse. So you can easily choose the category you are looking for.
As the name suggests, Foodgawker is the free online Pinterest alternative for foodies. Here, you will find photos of dishes from around the world. All the photos have a brief description of the dish, uploader’s name, number of likes, number of views, and an option to like the photo. You can also see the photos as: Latest, Most Favorited, Most Gawked, and Random. You can even search for photos of any specific dish using keywords and various filters. There are also a total of 32 categories for you to choose from.
These are the 5 free online Pinterest alternative for you to try out. Check them out and do comment below as to which one you liked the most.
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