Pinning forum topics 

Highlight or prioritize important topics by pinning them. When you pin a topic, it stays at the top of that forum's topic listing to ensure that it receives attention from other forum participants.

Before you begin

You must be the forum owner or the Forums administrator to pin a topic in a stand-alone forum. You must be a community owner or the Forums administrator to pin a topic in a community forum.

About this task

Pinning a topic ensures that the topic does not become difficult to find in a large forum that contains many posts. For example, if you are posting a topic that contains details about an important event, then you might want to pin the topic so that people can find it easily. Pinned topics are marked with an icon of a thumbtack. Pinned topic icon


To pin a forum topic...

  1. Open the topic that you want to pin.

  2. Click Pin this Topic under the topic.


If at some point the topic no longer needs to be given priority, you can restore it to its regular place in the sequence by selecting Unpin this Topic.

Parent topic

Manage forums

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