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Feb162018

Pinterest Adds New Tools to Organize Pins, Boards and Sections

Archiving Boards on Pinterest

Making it more easier to plan projects and events, including rearranging Pins, sections and archiving boards Pinterest has Thursday rolled out new featues to help stay organized its members.

These features on pinterest.com are now available in apps for iOS version 6.44 and Android version 6.52.

Here is quick rundown of these new functionalities launching today:

Archive Boards

Archiving not only clean up profile for getting quickly to current projects, but also it improves relevance of recommendations and notifications. Starting today, when a member is finsihed with a board, can easily archive it by a tapping on the Edit button on your board, and then tap Archive.

Once archieved “only” owner can see these boards by going to the new section located at the bottom of profile, “you will be able to find all your archived boards.” Also, archived boards can still be share with family or friends by using the Send button.

See the image above of new archive boards feature.

Reorder sections

Sections helps you organize Pins on a board into different topics—now, a new ability added today, enable members to rearrange those sections for easier access to them.

To rearrange a section on iOS or web, you can either select Organize button to collapse all sections and then drag them to new positions. Or, simply open a board, long press on a section and drag it to reorder.

While on Android, you can open a board, tap the Organize button then Reorder sections to drag them to new positions.

In the GIF below you can see demo of new reordering of board sections:

Sections reordering on Pinterest

Rearrange Pins

The most highly-requested feature as Pinterest suggest will let you arrange Pins on your boards as you’d like. To rearrange Pins on iOS and on web, either long press on a Pin and then drag and drop it to a new spot. Or, tap Organize from a board or section to drag Pins to new positions.

As always, you can copy or move multiple Pins to different boards or sections using the Organize button.

Here is an GIF animation below of rearranging Pins on an iPhone:

Pinterest Rearrange Pins on mobile

Lastly, Pinterest also rolls out a new way to let people order theri boards on the web—Now you can click on “Sort boards” button to arrange those boards in any of the following ways:

  • Alphabetical order
  • Most recently saved to
  • Board creation date (newest or oldest)
  • Custom order (drag and drop to arrange them)

An image of the new board sorting options:

Pinterest Sort Boards on web

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