All about boards

Boards are where you save and organize your Pins. You can make boards for anything and everything—save your recipes to one board and your dream vacation destinations to another.
 
Find and follow boards
Group boards
Secret boards
Place boards
Pinners have put together millions of incredible boards, about nearly anything you can imagine. They’re just waiting for you to find them.
 
There are a few different ways to find interesting boards on Pinterest.
 

Group boards are shared boards—anyone you invite can Pin to them. They're great for planning projects, making a party list, or simply sharing ideas with a group.
 
Inviting people to boards
You can invite people to any of your boards. From the board’s Edit page, plug a name or email into the Collaborators box and Invite them. They’ll see a notification about your invite.
 
Manage group boards
As the owner of the group board, there are a few things that you can do:
—Control who can send invites to the board
—Remove people from the board
—Remove Pins from the board
 
When you remove someone from your group board, we don’t notify them. The board will be removed from their profile, but their Pins will stay on the group board. To remove all their Pins from the board, you can block them.
 
Leaving or deleting group boards
You can leave or delete a group board from the board’s Edit page. If you want to also remove your Pins from the board, you’ll have to delete them before you leave the board.
 
Only the owner of the group board can delete the entire board. Keep in mind, this is permanent and can’t be undone.
 

Only you (and anyone you invite) can see secret boards. When you add a Pin to a secret board, it won’t show up anywhere else on Pinterest.
 
Creating secret boards
When you’re creating a board, flip the Secret toggle to make it a secret board.
 
Making secret boards public, or vice versa
You can make a secret board public (or vice versa) from the board’s Edit page. Currently, the ability to switch a board from 'public' to 'secret' is only available through the Pinterest app on Android devices or via the Pinterest website. 
 
Only the secret board owner can make the board public.
 
Who can see your secret Pins and boards?
Only you (and anyone you invite) can see your secret Pins and boards. Secret Pins and boards won’t appear in the home feed, in search or anywhere else around Pinterest.
 
When you save Pins to a secret board, the original Pinner won’t get a notification and the Pin’s count won’t show a +1.
 
When you save Pins from a secret board (that you’ve been invited to), we won’t show the name of the original (secret) Pinner on your new Pin.
 

We’re retiring place boards to focus on putting lots of useful information about places right on the Pins. You can learn more about place Pins here. If you have thoughts or concerns about this change, please let us know
 
 

Tips and Troubleshooting

Having trouble with a group board invitation? Check that you're following each other. Then, try removing the invitation and inviting the Pinner again (or asking them to remove and re-invite you). Keep in mind, if the person inviting you is not the board creator, then the board creator might need to approve the invite before you see it.

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