How do I create a padlet?

Padlet is the easiest way to create and collaborate in the world.

A quick look at the dashboard...

The dashboard is the first screen you see after signing in. It has:

  • Buttons to create, join and view padlets
  • A list of all padlets that you have made, viewed, bookmarked, and been added as a contributor to
  • Your profile photo and other accounts you're a member of

You can always return to the dashboard via the Padlet logo, upper left corner

  1. Make a Padlet

Click the pink Make a Padlet button to create a new padlet.

  1. Adjust Settings

Change the title and wallpaper, and other appearance settings in the Modify (⚙) menu. 

How to change the title

How to change the wallpaper

  1. Choose Privacy Settings

The Share menu (arrow icon) may look complex at first. We provide many options so you can make your content as public or as private as you want.

Choose from 4 standard options: Private, Password Protect, Secret [default], and Public. Learn more about those here.

Choose from visitor permissions to decide whether people can read, write [default], moderate, or administer your padlet.

  1. Post (optional)

At this point, you have a blank padlet that you can share with others so they can post to it. Depending on your purpose, you can also build an entire wall filled with posts.

Learn the many different ways to add content to your Padlet

  1. Publish

Send your work to the world (or just a few friends)

A shared link offers quick access to the padlet.

You can also add padlet users by username or email address and assign individual capabilities for each. Click “Save” when you’re ready to share your padlet.

An account is not required to access a padlet unless the creator explicitly requires a login (private padlet).

You can quickly share a Padlet by link, QR code, or Google Classroom with a preview of the padlet's cover image, title, and description. You can also share via email or by embedding a padlet on a website. Simply scroll down the Share panel to view all options available.


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