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Dev Diary 14: Pins 2022.1 - Link Expansion, Tracker Removal, Tag Presets, Alternate App Icons

Time flies: Pins has been out on the App Store for a little more than a year. Pins 2022.1 is the first major update with A LOT of new features. Link Expansion AutoFill Metadata has been upgraded ...

Dev Diary 13: Pins 1.10 - Discover Widget, Smaller Thumbnails, New Theme Colors

Pins 1.10 for iOS has started rolling out. Expect to see Pins 1.10 for macOS in the next few days. Discover Widget You can now use the new “Discover” widget to view public bookmarks from other pe...

Dev Diary 12: Pins 1.9 - Random Unread Widget, Default Bookmark Viewer, and True Black Background Color

Pins 1.9 is out for both iOS 14+ and macOS Big Sur / Monterey. Pins 1.9 for iOS and macOS have been released. You can either update manually or wait for it to roll out in the next 7 days. Hot off ...

Dev Diary 11: Pins 1.8 - iOS 15 Support

Pins 1.8 is out with fresh iOS 15 features: Add link from camera, Quick Note support, XL widget size, and more. Pins for @Pinboard 1.8 is out just now with fresh iOS 15 features:- Add link from ca...

Dev Diary 10: Pins 1.7 - Organize Collections, Safari as In-app Browser, and Parameter Support for URL Scheme

Pins 1.7 revamps the whole collection management process, adds support for using Safari features on iPadOS, and more. Collection Organization and Design Update You can now reorder your smart coll...

Dev Diary 9: Pins 1.6 - Set Collection as Default and Date-based Smart Collections

More Quality of Life improvements in Pins 1.6: Set any collection as default, date-based smart collections, and better hardware keyboard support. Set as Default By default Pins launches into the ...

Dev Diary 8: Pins 1.5 - Sites, Compact Layout for Tweets, and Search by Exact Match

Pins 1.5 comes with 3 additions: An entirely new way to explore your bookmarks with Sites, a compact layout to reduce visual noises caused by imported tweets, and an alternate way to search for boo...

Deep Linking in Pins

Pins comes with extension deep linking support to quickly navigate to collections and channels you want. This how-to is for advanced use only. Deep link can easily be accessed from the context men...

Context Menus

Many advanced options in Pins are only accessible via context menus. Collections & Channels On the main screen, each collection or channel supports certain set of actions: Copy Deep Lin...

Using Channels to Browse Public Bookmarks

It’s easy to view any Pinboard user’s public bookmarks and browse bookmarks with a certain tag. These “views” can then be saved for later access as a “saved channel”. Go to User When viewing ot...