Workspace admins have a different set of capabilities than board admins. If you’re looking for information about board admins, see Changing permissions on a board.
On a free Workspace, it’s easy to collaborate because all members are granted admin status by default. When everyone on the Workspace has uniform permissions, there are no blockers to productivity. Here’s what free Workspace admins can do:
Member and guest control
Invite and remove Workspace members
Create Workspace invite links
Convert guests into Workspace members
View and join Workspace-visible and public boards (provided board settings allow self-join)
Edit Workspace profile information, such as name and description
Change the Workspace visibility
Upgrade the Workspace to Premium
Request to add a Workspace to an Enterprise
Delete the Workspace
If your Workspace requires more granular permissions, such as managing who is an admin or normal member, changing permissions is available as a Trello Premium feature.
For free Workspaces (those that haven't upgraded to Premium), being a Workspace admin doesn't give admin control over Workspace boards—to make changes to other users' boards in your Workspace, you'll need to be invited as a board admin manually. Instead, the main benefit for Workspace at that level is to keep everything in one place in the app—Workspace-visible boards can all be seen on one page, which is helpful for new Workspace members.
With Premium, the capabilities listed above are reserved for Workspace admins, and admins can set member roles to normal. Additionally, Premium Workspace admins:
Maintain admin status of all Workspace boards, including private boards
Manage who can create and delete Workspace boards at different visibility levels
Manage who can add guests to a board
Can turn single-board guests into multi-board guests
Enterprise Workspace admins have all the capabilities of Premium Workspace admins. Enterprises also get an additional layer of management through the Systems Admin role, which offers higher-level capabilities like enforcing security and privacy settings across multiple Trello Workspaces. To learn more about Enterprise Systems Admins, see What is an Enterprise Admin? and Enterprise Getting Started Guide - Systems Admins.
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