20 May, 2022

Case Study on spreadthehype – An image sharing website powered by Social Pinboard


This case study will focus on how Social Pinboard script served as a perfect match for creating a Pinterest like social sharing website, spreadthehype.com .

Case presentation:

Philip Bolton wanted to create a social platform which could enable users to upload or extract photos from websites of any kind and share it among their friends.


Philip’s idea demanded a system through which users can post photos, manage them under various categories, share and spread it across their network of friends and followers. For this requirement, the Social Pinboard script developed by Apptha on Joomla platform was a perfect match.
Apart from the base mechanism, the client required various levels of customization including grid layout changes, placements of call-to-action buttons, design space adjustments and much more.

How we made it?

Apptha’s Social Pinboard script met the key requirement of Philip and having it as the base; the technical support team of Apptha chiseled the coding to meet the other demands put forth by the client.

Placements of call-to-action buttons:
call to action button

Philip Bolton wanted to customize the texts on the call-to-action buttons in order to promote their key functions ‘Spread’ and ‘Hype’. Hence “Pins” were changed to “Spreads” and “Likes” were replaced by “Hypes”.




The development team of Apptha provided technical assistance for the makers of spreadthehype.com in order to help them out in overcoming the technical issues while using the script in different server environment and devices. Right from installation to addressing queries like spacing customizations, image uploads etc, the support team of Apptha offered an unparalleled technical support which made sure that each and every single requirement of the client was settled as and when they arise.

This scenario acts as a standing example for the thorough knowledge which the technical team of Apptha possesses on the technologies involved in the development of each and every product and its commitment towards the client. It is this sound technical knowledge which allows Apptha to assist even the not so very tech savvy clients and provide unbiased services to all of its customers.

Readymade solutions:



Responsiveness has become the gateway for websites of any kind to reach out to maximum number of users as browsing is no longer limited desktops alone. The increase in usage of mobile browsing devices such as smartphones and tablets has made responsiveness to be included as one of the key features and Apptha has not missed out on it. The responsiveness of Social Pinboard helped Philip Bolton in maintaining a seamless user-experience for spreadthehype.com in all devices irrespective of the screen spaces.


Social media
social media

Social networking platforms are the hubs which hold a huge list of customer base and it is hard to miss out on tapping these valuable resources. Social Pinboard has been incorporated with the widely used social networking platforms like Facebook, Twitter and G+. The availability of access to these social networks helped spreadthehype.com in creating a brand awareness which in turn derived more traffic and user baser to it.



It is of utmost priority for any website to get indexed by the search engines as it acts as the key to build better business, gain more popularity and to reach out to customers who thrive on these mediums to get opinions and make decisions. Realizing the importance of this, Apptha had built the Pinterest clone script complying with the up to date web standards, both in terms of design and technicalities, in order to make it search engine friendly. This built-in feature of the script helped ‘Spread the Hype’ in getting escalated by the search engines at a better pace.




Apptha has a deep understanding that the levels and types of requirements varies from client to client and hence it structured this Pinterest clone in such a way that it can be customized to any degree offering complete flexibility while incorporating new functionalities and features. It is the flexibility in customizing which allowed Philip Bolton to make desired changes like category classification, adjusting the placements of social media buttons, text replacements of call-to-action buttons, logo and icon resizing, spacing adjustments, alignment changes and much more.

How was Philip Bolton benefitted?

Using Pinterest clone software, Philip Bolton was able to create a platform which allowed users to create and share visual bookmarks under various categories like technology, automobiles, accessories, clothes and much more.

client speak

Clients speak:

Right from the beginning till the end, team Apptha provided great technical assistance in incorporating the required functionalities into the site. The support was uncompromising and most importantly very prompt. The flawless implementation of their promises shows the commitment towards each deliverable and client.
The solutions which they suggested helped in enhancing the user experience by demanding less from users in all possible angles. I’m glad to have associated with Apptha and I convey my special regards to the technical brains as well.

Social Pinboard

Alex Sam is a digital marketer by choice & profession. He munches on topics relating to technology, eCommerce, enterprise mobility, Cloud Solutions and Internet of Things. His other interests lies in SEO, Online Reputation Management and Google Analytics. Follow Me Socially: Habr , Dev.to & Viblo .


  1. Alle Dijkstra Reply

    The post holds valuable info for buyers or Pinterest like website owners. This website owners shared his thoughts on “How to buy and install this Pinterest clone in my website”.

    I have made use of this script and I’m satisfied with the way it had helped run my site. I’d like share my opinion on this product.

    Let me know if can do this?

  2. Martin Reply

    I think this is among the most significant info for me.
    And i am glad reading your article. But should remark on some general things,
    The site style is ideal, the articles is really
    excellent : D. Good job, cheers

  3. Kroger Reply


    Here I got a detailed case study about the product created by the way of developer’s, clearly explained the challenges faced and the advantages of responsiveness, social media and how the client got benefited by this product. Checked the demo of social pinboard, really a great clone.

  4. Rochellegreiner Reply

    I’m truly enjoying the design and layout of your site. It’s a very easy on the eyes which makes it much more enjoyable for me to come here and visit more often. Did you hire out a designer to create your theme?

    Excellent work!

    1. ramanathan Reply

      We have our own in-house designers who come up with such great design concepts. Thanks for your appreciations. You can also avail our design services if you need. Mail us to assist@apptha.com for information.

  5. Klaudia Reply

    As the case study explains how you are engaged with your customers. The image banner is quit simple and designed well that too for clients.
    Really, maintaining customers like this is truly admirable. Will make a try of your product soon Apptha.!

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