Chrome Extension For Trello

You can work from your browser, or you can work from Trello.

Trello makes it easy to get stuff done, with boards that track your progress and cards that keep you organized. But if you’re like us, then sometimes working from Trello feels too good to be true.

That’s where our Chrome extension comes in. Now you can use Trello on the go and onboard new clients without being tied to your desktop. It’s just a click away.

Chrome Extension For Trello

While Trello out of the box is an extremely useful and versatile application, it lacks some of the features a project manager — especially an Agile project manager — may want. Fortunately, there are a wide variety of Trello Chrome extensions and add-ons that fill the gaps, adding powerful capabilities to the tool.

The easiest way to find Chrome extensions for Trello is to visit the Chrome Web Store and simply search for what you want. Be warned, there are at last count over 300 Trello add-ons and Chrome extensions ranging from weekend projects to fully-scaled paid apps.

When browsing for Trello add-ons and extensions, always check the Reviews tab in the Google Chrome Store to get a sense of what people are currently saying about any particular one. And don’t go adding 30 extensions all at once. Add-ons can slow down your Chrome performance, so try to keep things to four or fewer.

Scrum extensions for Trello

If you’re a project manager using Scrum, you may find Trello a bit lacking.  Thankfully, a lot of extensions have emerged to tackle certain Scrum needs, from story points to burndown charts. Here are some of our favorites.

1. Scrum for Trello

Trello Chrome Extensions - Scrum for trello
Scrum for Trello

With Scrum for Trello you can easily set and display points per card and per list. It’s up to you to decide what those points represent, but it’s extremely handy to have an extension that highlights points easily.

This Power-Up even has matching extensions for Firefox and Safari. 

Price: Free

2. ScrummerTheodo


Very similar to Scrum for Trello, ScrummerTheodo adds story points, post-estimation points, and makes the record ID of each visible card. If capturing post-estimation points is part of your project management practice, you’re going to want to give this a shot.

Price: Free

3. Corrello


While the above extensions look like quick attempts to fill in a Trello gap, Corrello is in a class of its own. It’s a very polished extension that includes burndown charts, release burnup charts, and bug card counts.

Price: Starts at $5/month per user

4. Plus for Trello

Trello Chrome Extensions - Plus for Trello
Plus for Trello

If you want burndown charts but are put off by Corrello’s pricing, take a look at Plus for Trello. The extension offers reports, timers, hashtags, offline support, burndown charts, spent vs estimate by card, and many other useful features. It’s also open source if you like to customize and, unlike a lot of other Trello add-ons and extensions, has plenty of documentation. Hardly a wonder that it was named a Chrome Store Editor’s Choice. Plus for Trello is a good example of just how useful a good extension can be.

Price: Free

5. Agile SCRUM for Trello boards

Trello Chrome Extensions - Agile SCRUM for Trello boards
Agile SCRUM for Trello boards

Another Trello-enhancing extension worth considering is Agile SCRUM for Trello boards. It adds story points, time spent, projects, and unique progress bars to Trello. One benefit is that you can configure this extension to display how much of a card and how much of a list have been completed. And, you can create separator cards simply by adding 3 asterisks before and after a card’s title.

Price: Free

Syncing information across boards and tools

Adding Agile methodology to your Trello board is one thing, but what if you want to free your Trello cards from their original board? When you have multiple boards — and your teams are using multiple tools — it can be tough to get an overview of what’s happening.

That’s where Unito comes in.

Unito offers the deepest two-way integrations for Trello and more than 20 other tools. That means you can seamlessly move Trello cards from board to board and send them to other tools. You can automate reporting workflows by syncing Trello with a tool like Google Sheets, streamline development work by connecting Trello with Jira, and more.

Unito is available as a Power-Up for Trello, or as a standalone app here.

Changing Trello’s appearance

Our second group of Trello add-ons and Chrome extensions allow you to change or tweak the look and UX of Trello — including everything from the width of lists, to available backgrounds and slight — as well as the interface. If you’re going to be spending much of your day in a project management tool, it’s important for it to look the way you want.

1. Trelabels for Trello

Trello Chrome extensions - Trelabels for Trello
Trelabels for Trello

Want proof that small visual changes can make a huge difference in how valuable an online tool is? Look at Trello labels. Many people to struggle to remember what the colored labels represent. Trelabels for Trello solves that problem by giving you four additional styles of labels, including a style that features label names on the label itself. Small change, huge impact.

Price: Free

2. List Highlighter for Trello

Trello Chrome Extensions - List Highlighter
List Highlighter for Trello

This extension is for all you kanban practitioners who want to focus attention on the task at hand, while de-emphasizing other lists on your Trello board. It does so by detecting list names like “To Do,” “Doing,” and “Done,” (or specific hashtags you apply to your lists) and actually visually highlighting your most important list while dimming the others.

Price: Free

3. Colored Hashtag for Trello

Trell Chrome Extensions - Colored Hashtag for Trello
Colored Hashtag for Trello

Are you a visual person? Colored Hashtag for Trello let’s you color code your cards using up to ten different hashtags. Unfortunately, those 10 colors are hardcoded, but if you like the color scheme this extension uses, this can be very useful.

Price: Free

4. Pro for Trello

Trello Chrome extensions - Pro for Trello
Pro for Trello

This extension lets you customize your Trello boards in a number of ways, including displaying label names, grouping cards, recognizing time entries, setting priorities, and more. If you really like to configure things a specific way, you can have loads of fun with this extension.

Price: Free

5. Slim Lists for Trello

Chrome Extensions - Slim Lists for Trello
Slim Lists for Trello

Do you like having lots of lists on your Trello boards? This extension can squeeze more lists on your screen by slimming them to about 50% of their original width.

Price: Free

6. Trello List Resizer

Trello Chrome Extensions - Trello List Resizer
Trello List Resizer

If you have the opposite problem, and want fewer lists on your board, Trello List Resizer will widen your lists from the default of 270px to 400px.

Price: Free

7. Trello Cards Optimizer

A screenshot of Trello Cards Optimizer

A Kanban board is a great way to know the status of a project (or to-do list) at a glance. But time goes on and the cards pile in, that glance becomes more of an involved stare. With this extension, you can format your cards automatically, based on their titles and labels.

Price: Free

Time tracking extensions for Trello

Tracking time is a huge part of project management — especially for freelancers, consultants, and agencies — and may be an area where your Trello board needs a little help. From calculating timelines to figuring out dependencies between cards, there are several great Trello add-ons and Chrome extensions for people who need to bolster the time tracking functionality.

1. Planyway


With Planyway you can add a number of time-related views to Trello. One of our favorites is the combined calendar/list view in the screenshot above. There’s also a team timeline view that can actually sync to different Google calendars.

Price: $5/month per user for multiboard view, recurring сards, 2-way Google Calendar Sync features.

2. Gantt for Trello

Trello Chrome extensions - Gantt for Trello
Gantt for Trello

Do you need a Gantt Chart for your Trello boards? This extension delivers. What’s more, you can export those charts as PDFs or .png static files. You can also export them to iCal, MS Project, or a spreadsheet. In addition to Gantt charts, this fully-featured extension lets you build out dashboard views of what your team is doing.

Price: Starts at $7.49/month per user

3. Harvest Time Tracker

Harvest Time Tracker
Harvest Time Tracker

Finally, if you need to actually track your time on a per card basis, this Trello extension from Harvest is one of the best time tracking apps out there. It does have one important limitation — you can only track time on one card at a time.

Price: The extension is free, but Harvest costs $12/month per user for unlimited projects

4. Time Doctor Trello time tracking tool

Time Doctor Trello Time Tracking Tool
Time Doctor Trello time tracking tool

An easy-to-use tool to keep track of time worked by people or departments in your team on tasks, this Trello time tracking tool is invaluable for consultants, teams that budget their time by the hour, or anyone looking to be a little more organized and productive.

Price: $9.99/month per user

Miscellaneous extensions for Trello

Capture for Trello

Capture for Trello
Capture for Trello

Since Trello tends to appeal to visual learners, Capture for Trello makes it extra easy to bring imagery from around the web to your Trello board. In just a few clicks you can take a screenshot of any webpage, annotate it, and send it to a Trello card. This is great for sharing examples or reporting bugs.

Price: Free


Taco Chrome extension

Want another way to see your Trello tasks without actually jumping into Trello? Taco is a pretty magical extension that gathers all of your pressing cards (as well as tasks from a number of other tools) into a Chrome browser tab. This allows you to consolidate your work and keep your to-do list front and center every time you jump into a new window.

Price: Free


A screenshot of Gmail-2-Trello

Do you need to add a Gmail integration to your Trello board? This free tool adds a new button to Gmail which lets you turn emails into Trello cards. Text, links, and attachments all get added to your board, helping you skip a couple of busywork steps in your workflows.

Price: Free

One more thing


Trello Chrome extension
Trello’s own Chrome extension

Any roundup of Chrome extensions for Trello would be remiss not to include Trello’s own extension. This handy add-on lets you create Trello cards directly from Chrome and search your existing boards — just type a “t” and a space, then start searching your cards.

Price: Free

Are you a Trello power-user looking to improve how you collaborate in the tool? Unito lets you sync Trello boards and cards, and even allows you to sync it with other project management tools.

Looking for add-ons and extensions for other tools? Here are our lists for other popular project management tools:

  • Extensions and Add-Ons for Jira
  • Extensions and Add-Ons for Asana
  • Extensions and Add-Ons for Hubspot

best trello chrome extensions

e won’t tell you how awesome Trello is because you probably know it already. Instead, we’ll move right on and introduce you to eight browser extensions that take Trello’s functionality a notch or two higher.

A Word About Extensions Integrated Into Trello
You don’t always need extensions and bookmarklets to make Trello more powerful. You can add more features to Trello with its third-party integrations called Power-Ups.

Once you learn how to add a Power-Up to a board, try these:

Card Numbers by Reenhanced, to show card numbers on every Trello card.
Card Repeater, to duplicate cards at set intervals
Card Snooze, to archive cards temporarily
Card Aging, to fade inactive cards for easy identification
Now, let’s move on to those browser extensions for Trello. We’ll lead with Chrome extensions and then mention cross-browser alternatives.

  1. Original Card Counter for Trello
    If you want a card counter for Trello, this extension is here to do the job. It tallies the number of cards per list and board. The results are easy to spot. Of course, if you install the Ultimello extension we mention below, you don’t need this one.

Original Card Counter for Trello replaces the CardCounter for Trello extension, which is no longer being maintained. If you spot the latter extension on the Chrome Web Store, give it a miss.

Firefox users, you can try Trello Card Counter to add card counting to Trello lists. It’s a pity that there doesn’t seem to be a dedicated card counter extension for Safari.

Download: Original Card Counter for Trello

Do you have too many cards? Here’s how to declutter your Trello board:

  1. Multiselect for Trello
    This time-saving extension lets you modify multiple cards in a go. Select individual cards or even an entire list to work on. You can move, copy, archive, and delete cards. Assigning due dates, labels, and members is also possible.

Download: Multiselect for Trello

  1. Ultimello
    If the basic Trello sort options aren’t enough for you, get Ultimello. It allows you to sort cards by due date, title, labels, and more.

The sorting is only for visual clarity in the interface; only you can see it. It’s also temporary, which means that you don’t have to worry that you’ll mess up the card arrangement accidentally. If you would like to save the new sort order, you can do that with the Apply current sorting (save in Trello) option.

The extension also brings two other features to Trello: the card count for each list and card connections.

On Firefox and Safari, you don’t have even a passable alternative to Ultimello. But, you can still add advanced sort options if you get the Booklet by Vince Power-Up.

With this Power-Up, you can also export card data to Excel and act on cards in bulk. That comes in handy since there isn’t a Firefox/Safari alternative for the Multiselect extension above of the TrelloExport extension below.

Download: Ultimello

  1. TrelloExport
    If you’re a Trello Business Class user, you can export your data to a spreadsheet in CSV format. If you aren’t, give TrelloExport a shot. It allows you to export to Excel, HTML, OPML, and Markdown.

Once you install the extension, you’ll find the export option in the sidebar. It appears as TrelloExport below the default export options in the sidebar under More > Print and Export.

Download: TrelloExport

  1. Next Step for Trello
    Try this checklist extension if you don’t want the hassle of opening the card back to mark tasks as done. It displays checklist items on the front of the card itself. You get to choose how many of them should show up.

Download: Next Step for Trello

  1. List Layouts for Trello
    Want to stack lists vertically? With List Layouts you can. Use the extension’s toolbar button to switch back and forth between the default horizontal layout and the new vertical one.

On Firefox, you can try Swimlanes for Trello, which uses the concept of swim lanes to arrange lists into horizontal swim lanes stacked one below the other.

Download: List Layouts for Trello

  1. Scrum for Trello
    Trello mimics the Scrum task board in many ways, which makes it a good fit for managing Scrum projects online.

But what about missing Scrum elements like story points and estimates? How do you integrate those with Trello? Scrum for Trello answers that question by bringing some useful Scrum functionality to your Trello boards. You’ll find it on Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.

Download: Scrum for Trello for Chrome | Firefox | Safari

  1. Pro for Trello
    Pro for Trello is like several extensions rolled into one. For starters, it adds card numbers, priority levels, time entries, label sizes, and hashtags to your boards. The extension allows you to display list stats and add custom CSS as well.

The extension adds a few visual and functional enhancements to Trello, including a list resizing option and a card counter. It also displays card numbers for easy card identification. Plus you get a “compact” mode to help you hide distracting visual elements.

On Firefox, you can opt for the Trello Super Powers add-on. Trello Improvements is another nice add-on similar to Trello Super Powers.


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