Managing project boards

Learn how to create and manage project boards

  • About project boards

    Project boards on GitHub help you organize and prioritize your work. You can create project boards for specific feature work, comprehensive roadmaps, or even release checklists. With project boards, you have the flexibility to create customized workflows that suit your needs.

  • Creating a project board

    Project boards can be used to create customized workflows to suit your needs, like tracking and prioritizing specific feature work, comprehensive roadmaps, or even release checklists.

  • Editing a project board

    You can edit the title and description of an existing project board.

  • Linking a repository to a project board

    You can link a repository to your organization's or user account's project board.

  • About automation for project boards

    You can configure automatic workflows to keep the status of project board cards in sync with the associated issues and pull requests.

  • Configuring automation for project boards

    You can set up automatic workflows to move issues and pull requests to a project board column when a specified event occurs.

  • Copying a project board

    You can copy a project board to quickly create a new project. Copying frequently used or highly customized project boards helps standardize your workflow.

  • Changing project board visibility

    As an organization owner or project board admin, you can make a project board public or private.

  • Closing a project board

    If you've completed all the tasks in a project board or no longer need to use a project board, you can close the project board.

  • Reopening a closed project board

    You can reopen a closed project board and and restart any workflow automation that was configured for the project board.

  • Deleting a project board

    You can delete an existing project board if you no longer need access to its contents.

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