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  1. when I try to verify my blog in the pinterest site I get a error that says
    "Trouble verifying your domain. Please try again later." Don't know what else to do. Can anyone help? :)

    The blog I need help with is confessionsofagordita.wordpress.com.

  2. Is this the guide you followed? http://en.support.wordpress.com/webmaster-tools/#pinterest-site-verification

    NOTE: You must be logged in as Admin http://en.support.wordpress.com/user-roles/#administrator under the exact same username account that registered the blog.

  3. I had not seen that guide in my search but thank you soooo much for all your help. I was able to verify it!! YAY!

  4. I am having the same problem with Pinterest and followed the guide. I've had other issues with my WordPress site being verified on other sites, like Technorati. I have a unique URL (myparttimeparislife.com), which I purchased through WP and not sure if that's the issue or not. I noticed that after I pointed my blog to the unique URL, I now have 2 identical blogs, one populated with content under the new URL and one empty with the old URL. Wonder if that is creating verification issues. Anyone?

  5. I noticed that after I pointed my blog to the unique URL, I now have 2 identical blogs, one populated with content under the new URL and one empty with the old URL.

    I think your blog maybe caught up in a glitch Staff are fixing. Please do not panic and do not delete anything. There's an issue with blogs being duplicated that Staff are aware of and will help with. I have tagged this thread for their attention. Subscribe to thread and wait patiently for Staff to assist please.

  6. @parttimeparisienne you have two blogs. myparttimeparislife.wordpress.com and parttimeparisienne.wordpress.com . Could you please explain in more detail what error message you get when you encounter your issue?

  7. @kardotim
    the blog in question is myparttimeparislife.wordpress.com (FYI, I bought the URL myparttimeparislife.com from WP for this blog, which is what I used when I attempted to verify). When I try to verify ownership of the blog on Pinterest, I get an this error message: "Trouble verifying your domain. Please try again later." I have followed the steps for Pinterest as specified by WP (http://en.support.wordpress.com/webmaster-tools/#pinterest-site-verification), but it doesn't work. I've tried several times in different ways over a few days. I also had issues verifying my site on Technorati, so don't think it's a Pinterest issue. I don't seem to have these issues with another blog I have hosted on WP.com, nolovelocks.com, so wonder if there is an issue with the way myparttimeparislife.com is set up?

  8. I see. What happens when you try to verify using your WordPress.com domain instead? http://myparttimeparislife.wordpress.com/

  9. @kardotim
    Same problem. Plus, I don't want that domain in a public-facing environment. I'm trying to get traction.

  10. Just to be sure, did you get stuck at step 4 of this guide? http://en.support.wordpress.com/webmaster-tools/#pinterest-site-verification

    When following step 3, make sure you enter your site without http://

    I was just able to verify your site on Pinterest and get a Meta Tag. Please give it another try. Looking forward to your reply.

  11. @kardotim
    No I didn't get stuck; I went through the entire process. I tried it again without the http:// (I've done that before, too) and got the same error message: "Trouble verifying your domain. Please try again later." Then, I just clicked the verify button again and it said: "Whoops! Domain Already Verified." Frustrating. Meanwhile, Pinterest is asking for my to add the http:// in order to create the active link on my profile. Bewildered.

  12. I see you've correctly entered the verification code at https://myparttimeparislife.wordpress.com/wp-admin/tools.php

    We ran a few tests and we were able to verify the domain. Make sure you enter the domain in this format: http://myparttimeparislife.com

    If you get any issues, refresh the page and check to see if it's verified.

  13. @kardotim
    We're all good. Thank you so much for your time and care. You guys are awesome!

  14. Yay :)

    Please let us know if you need any further assistance!

  15. Hi, been trying to verify my pinterest as well. http://www.strictlypaper.com any assistance would be great. I have tried all the options listed above to no avail. Thank you.

  16. @stricklypaper You've reached support for the free blogs hosted at WordPress.com. The site you've indicated is running a self-hosted/installed version of WordPress (using the free WordPress.org software).

    To clear up any confusion, WordPress.com and WordPress.org are two different entities. You can read more about that here:

    http://support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/

    WordPress.org has complete support and documentation sites for self-hosted/installed versions of WordPress at: http://wordpress.org/support/

  17. Hi there,

    I am having the same trouble as others in this feed. I can't seem to verify my blog on Pinterest. I have followed the instructions listed here http://en.support.wordpress.com/webmaster-tools/#pinterest-site-verification to no avail. Help please!

  18. I should have mentioned, my blog is http://www.shalinisookar.com

  19. @shalinisookar You have a manual redirect on your domain pointing to your WordPress.com site. You need a Domain Mapping upgrade to fully cover the WordPress.com address so it does a proper redirection. To map a domain you already own to your WordPress.com blog, you will need to purchase the Domain Mapping upgrade. You can find this upgrade by going to Store -> Domains on your blog's dashboard and follow the steps there.

    Please find additional instructions for mapping your domain here: http://support.wordpress.com/domain-mapping/

    After this you can try verifying at Pinterest again. If you don't want to purchase the domain mapping upgrade, then you can verify at Pinterest using your WordPress.com address (http://shalinisookar.wordpress.com/) instead.

  20. Thanks for the help! I managed to verify, whoo-hoo!!!

  21. Awesome!

    Feel free to contact us if you have any other questions.

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