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A child board is a [[board]] which is placed within another board. This effectively makes the board they are placed inside of become a parent board. Child boards can be very useful when you want to split up discussion from a board which covers a broad [[topic]]. It can also help keep things organized, when one subject is directly related to another.<includeonly>
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A child board is a [[board]] which is located within another board -- the board it is in is called its [[parent board]]. Child boards can be used to organize discussions into several broad topics. Child boards are listed directly under their parents. in places such as the search page and the jump to boxes.<noinclude>  {{For more information|about=child board settings|{{Latest docs}}Boards#Settings|Boards#Settings}}.  {{For more information|about=creating a child board|{{Latest docs}}Boards#Modify_Boards|Boards#Modify_Boards}}.
 
 
There is no limit on how many boards you can make child boards, but it is a good idea to do it only when necessary as it can create confusion.
 
 
 
Child boards are shown directly under their [[parent board|parents]] in places such as the search page and the jump to boxes.
 
 
 
[[Administrator]]s can make any board a child via the modify boards section of their [[Administration Center]].
 
 
 
If there are boards that are child boards of an existing child the number of posts and topics and last post will not be updated for these boards on the board index for the parent board. </includeonly>
 
 
 
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Latest revision as of 10:00, 9 April 2015

A child board is a board which is located within another board -- the board it is in is called its parent board. Child boards can be used to organize discussions into several broad topics. Child boards are listed directly under their parents. in places such as the search page and the jump to boxes. For more information about child board settings, see Boards#Settings. For more information about creating a child board, see Boards#Modify_Boards.