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
Board sections
People have put together millions of incredible boards, about nearly anything you can imagine. They’re just waiting for you to find them.
 
 
 

Group boards are great for planning projects, brainstorming party ideas or simply sharing ideas with a group. All you have to do is add someone as a collaborator and you're ready to start saving Pins together. 
 
Inviting people to boards
You can add anyone as a collaborator on your board as long as they have a Pinterest account. To invite someone to your board, go to the board's Edit page, search by first and last name, user name or full email address in the Collaborators box, and they'll get an email or notification about your invite. 
 
Manage group boards
As the owner of the group board, you can:
—Control who can send invites to the board
—Remove people from the board
—Remove Pins from the board
 
When you remove someone from a board, they don't receive a notification however they'll no longer be able to save Pins to the board, and the board will be removed from their profile. Whatever Pins they saved will remain on the board, unless you choose to block the person as well, which will automatically remove all their Pins.
 
Leaving or deleting group boards
To leave a board, go to the board's edit page. If you're leaving a board and want to delete whatever Pins you saved there, you'll have to delete them before you leave.
 
Only the owner of the group board can delete the entire board. Keep in mind, this is permanent and can’t be undone.
 
Tips and Troubleshooting
Having trouble with a board invitation? 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. 
 

Only you (and anyone you invite) can see secret boards. When you save 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.  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 person you saved from won’t get a notification and the Pin’s count won’t increase.
 
When you save Pins from a secret board, we won’t show the name of the person you saved it from on your new Pin.
 

We've just started testing one of the features you've wanted the most: boards within boards. Soon you'll be able to add sections to your boards, making it easy to organize Pins the way you want to. 

If you don't have access to sections just yet, hang tight. We plan on making them available to everyone once we're done testing them out. 

If we asked you to test board sections, grab an iOS device (or go to Pinterest.com) and tap into one of your boards. Then tap Add section to pick Pins to add to a new section. After you give your section a name, you're all done! Be sure to give us some feedback after trying it out.

Having trouble seeing sections on iOS? Make sure you're on the most updated version of the Pinterest iOS app. If you're still having issues, try quitting the app and reopening it. 

Want to try out board sections? Let us know! 

Tips and Troubleshooting

Having trouble with a board invitation? Make sure you and the person you're trying to invite are following each other. Then, try removing the invitation and inviting the person again (or asking them to remove and reinvite 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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