Overview

Pinry

Build Status

Pinry is a private, self-hosted, Pinterest inspired by Wookmark and built on top of Django. Pinry is currently in Alpha/Development, some upgrades may be ugly/not work till I release v1.0.0.

Pinry Screenshot

Why?

Mostly because I don't like sharing, I use pinup boards for personal inspiration boards. Also if I use a public platform like Pinterest or Wookmark then my pins run the risk of getting a DMCA take down notice. I might not even be able to pin something at all with websites now blocking tools like this. I rather bypass all these risks and just host it myself.

Getting Started

Pinry has two different customizable configurations:

Development

Have virtualenv and pip installed. You may also need to have the build dependencies for PIL installed.

Note: On Ubuntu you can get the build deps by running sudo apt-get build-dep python-imaging.

$ git clone git://github.com/overshard/pinry.git
$ cd pinry
$ virtualenv .
$ bin/pip install -r requirements.txt
$ bin/python manage.py syncdb
$ bin/python manage.py migrate
$ bin/python manage.py runserver

Production

If you want a production server Google around for more information on running Django in a production environment and edit the pinry/settings/production.py file. I don't cover this because there are hundreds of different ways to deploy a Django project and everyone has their own preference.

Quick Settings

There are a few settings provided specific to Pinry that allow you to get some of the most requested functionality easily.

  • SITE_NAME: For quickly changing the name Pinry to something you prefer.
  • ALLOW_NEW_REGISTRATIONS: Set to False to prevent people from registering.
  • PUBLIC: Set to False to require people to register before viewing pins. (Note: Setting PUBLIC to False does still allow registrations. Make sure both PUBLIC and the previous setting are set to False to prevent all public access.)

Roadmap

  • Non-image URL pinning
  • Bookmarklet
  • Tagging, groups, multiple and/or user boards
  • Statistics/analytics with pretty graphs

As Seen On

License (Simplified BSD)

Copyright (c) Isaac Bythewood
All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

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