How to create an awesome profile.
TasteWant gives you the opportunity to create an eye catching profile for your Personal, Company, Product or Chef page.
To start creating your profile when logged in simply click on the drop down arrow on the top right of the Menu bar and then select Settings.
You will then be able to add the additional information: Display Name, About, Location, Website, Facebook link, Twitter link, Pinterest link and Google + link. Upload a Profile photo (Avatar, recommended size 300px x 300px) and then upload a profile cover (recommended 1500 px width x 300 px height).
Email Notifications: This will allow you to switch on and off which Notifications you would like to receive, these include:
Notify when someone follows me
Notify when someone likes my pin
Notify when someone repins my pin
Notify when someone comments on my pin
Additional information for Companies include:
Companies can add a number of additional pieces of information such as:
Companies can also include their address, map, telephone number and opening times.
Additional information for Chefs:
Chefs will be able to add their current employment, signature dish, hints, tips and Linkedin profile link.
What’s a TWant Shout?
A TWant Shout is a real time, location based update, ideal if you’re out and about to share that foodie find, or if you’re cooking show what you’re up to. Why not take a ‘TWantie’ of you and your friends enjoying that yummy food or drink. Ideal for companies and products to post news and discounts and much more.
How to post a TWant Shout
A TWant Shout can be posted either from the home page or by click the TWant button on the top right of the menu.
A TWant Shout gives you 200 characters to create a post which you can share on the home page and the TWant Shout stream. You can include hyperlinks within your TWant Shout, you can also add a photo which you can upload from your device or take a live photo (click Add a photo).
You can also add your location (click My current location) and also you can use tags and hashtags to make your TWant Shouts searchable and also connect it to other posts on TasteWant. Simply click Shout to post.
What’s a TWant?
A TWant is a photo or video of food or drink you would like to share, this allows other users to give your TWant a star rating, comment, share and ReTWant your photos or videos. TWant’s can also include recipes, home cooking, restaurant food and much more.
How to post a TWant
Click the TWant button on the top right of the menu and the scroll down to Add TWant.
Browse & Upload from a Device allows you to add a photo from your device or take a live photo from your device.
Fetch Image, Video or Content from another website
Fetch from the Web, simply add a Web address (URL) and click Fetch, this will then bring the image and content from that website into TasteWant ready for you to post out. This also works for videos on YouTube and Vimeo (ideal for adding your favourite cooking videos).
Once you have added your photo or video you will then have the opportunity to add a description, the ingredients, the tags, the price, a link to a website (ideal for Food Blogs, Recipe websites, Restaurants etc), and then choose which board you would like to add your TWant to.
Pin it Bookmarklet
Drag the TasteWant button to your bookmarks/favorites toolbar. Then click to pin an image from any website. You can also pin videos from YouTube and Vimeo.
Pin it Button
Make it easy for people to pin from your website. Copy the code and paste it where you want the button to appear on your website.
Add a TasteWant Badge to your website and link it to your TasteWant profile. Great for your website’s SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) and letting your visitors find you on TasteWant.