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Allowing project visibility changes in your organization

Organization owners can allow members with admin permissions to adjust the visibility of project boards in their organization.

Who can use this feature

Organization owners can allow project board visibility changes for an organization.

About visibility changes for projects

You can restrict who has the ability to change the visibility of project boards in your organization, such as restricting members from changing project boards from private to public.

You can limit the ability to change project board visibility to just organization owners, or you can allow anyone granted admin permissions to change the visibility.

Allowing members to change project visibilities

  1. In the upper-right corner of GitHub Enterprise Server, select your profile photo, then click Your organizations.

    Screenshot of the dropdown menu under @octocat's profile picture. "Your organizations" is outlined in dark orange.

  2. Next to the organization, click Settings.

  3. In the "Code, planning, and automation" section of the sidebar, click Projects.

  4. To allow members to adjust project visibility, select Allow members to change project visibilities for this organization.

  5. Click Save.

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