Pin Trader Club

How to: Add a new pin

This article will go through how to add a pin to our database. We have made our system easy to use. This article goes through some of the details.



To add a pin you will need a Pin Trader Club account. After you’ve signed up or signed in, you’ll need to click on ‘Pins’ in the navigation and click the ‘Add a pin’ button, on the new pin page you can add as much or as little information as you like. The only compulsory fields are the name, description, edition and at least one image. 

Title - make this something which sums up the pin but still makes it distinct for example: ‘Snow White eating an apple’.

Description - describe the colours and main features on the pin, any writing or characters that are included and what they are doing. If you know this belongs to a collection or series, add that information.

Edition - We have a few options: ‘Open Edition’, ‘Limited Release’ and ‘Limited Edition’, when you select ‘Limited Edition’ you can add the edition number.

Released at, Retired at - are optional values as this information isn’t always readily available.

Images - You need to add at least one clear image of the front of the pin. Other helpful images might include, the back of the pin, any actions the pins does, the collection it belongs to. Check out our guide on photographing pins. Always add the main image first.

Origin - Where the pin came from, i.e. Disneyland Paris, ShopDisney etc. You can leave this blank if you don’t know.

FAC/SKU code - The FAC or SKU code will be printed on the back of some pins, or it may be on the packaging. You can also add the barcode number of the pin.

Original price - purchase price, you can enter any currency you like.

Characters, Attractions, Movies - These are smart fields which will suggest an answer to complete your term. Just start typing, and it will give you multiple choices. You can add as many characters etc. as you need.

Holiday - A special occasion the pin is celebrating, i.e. Christmas

Fantasy - Fantasy pins are non-official fan-created Disney pins. We love Fantasy pins here at Pin Trader Club, and we are delighted for you to add your amazing creations to our pin database, so we have the option here so you can mark it as ‘Fantasy’ to let other people know. Read our guide on Fantasy pins.

Click on ‘Create Pin’, and you’re done!

If you need to edit your pin or add more information you can click on the ‘Edit pin’ link at the bottom of the page for the pin. This option is only available to the person that uploaded the pin.

If there is any other information that you would like to see us gathering on pins, please let us know.



This article was written by tosbourn on Wednesday 28 August 2019.


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