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 a thumbtack Pinned topic icon icon.
Note: When you are pinning a topic in a community forum and that community contains multiple forums, the pinned topic does not display at the top of the Topics tab on the Forums page. You must open the forum from the Forums tab to see pinned topics listed at the top of the forum.


To pin a forum topic, complete the following steps.

  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.

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