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Business Class User features when interacting with other users on regular (free account) boards

I would be grateful if someone could answer my query:

I am considering upgrading to a Business class accounts for myself and some team members currently working on the free version of Trello. After such an upgrade I would have some exclusively Business Class user boards, but will remain a member of several other boards populated by free account holders I'll call 'other' boards. I'm curious which functions of a business class account, if any, would be enabled to me on those 'other' boards - for example would it be possible for business class account holders to add check-list item due dates ( on those 'other' boards? Are there any other notable features which are individual user level specific rather than all-board-members' specific?

Thanks in advance,


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Assigning and due dates on checklist items would only be available on the boards inside your Business Class team. 

This is a very high level, overly vague response.

This must be a very common occurrence (e.g. mix of different types of Trello Accounts sharing a board)

So, what happens with cases of "using" paid features vs. even being to "seeing" paid features in action?

is EVERY feature aspect of a Paid Trello account, completely invisible and inaccessible to any person on the board that is using the free non-paid accounts?

I'm so sorry for not being clearer.

If you place a board into a Business Class team, then all paid features will be available to anyone on the board.

There is currently a loophole now (that will eventually change) where if you are a member of a Business Class team, you can use some paid features on boards that are outside the team.  I would not rely on this loophole.

So, to be clear, if *anyone* is interacting on a board inside a paid Business Class team, then all paid features will be available.  If you have paid for Business Class - then you have a Business Class team, and you should move the boards into the Business Class team and then you will never have any issues with any features.  You can still have private boards in the Business Class team.


sorry, but I would like to be sure that I understood well. 

What you mean is that if I have a Business class team and I put here my boards my colleague, with his free account, can interact in this board, but with free features?


Thank you for your clarification!


If you put your board into a Business Class team then ANY board member will see the paid features. It doesn’t matter if they are paid or not. 

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