Pinned Sites are a set of features in Internet Explorer 9 that help make your websites more interactive. Notifications pull your customers in from outside the browser. Users click once and your website launches like an app – your latest and best content gets noticed.
We had earlier blogged about PinMySite, a website from the Internet Explorer team, that allowed you create IE9 pinned sites shortcuts easily, so that you could Pin website shortcuts to Windows 7 taskbar and start menu easily.
When you enhance your site to take advantage of pinning with Internet Explorer 9, you go outside of the browser and put your site right where 87% of users launch their favorite native apps in Windows. You get more measurable results from your site with minimal development effort.
Microsoft has now announced BuildMyPinnedSite.com. If you are a webmaster, blogger you may want to check it out. The Pinning Wizard will take only around 5 minutes. Add your logo and site links. The Pinning Wizard generates one-line of code that you can copy/paste into your HTML and immediately make available to your readers.
To create one, simply visit BuildMyPinnedSite and follow the easy-to-understand wizard there.
If you’d like to pin The Windows Club website shortcut to your Windows 7 taskbar, go here.