Integrate GitHub with Trello

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About GitHub

GitHub is the best place to share code with co-workers, and clients . Over ten million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.

About Trello

Trello is a team communication app that organizes your projects into boards. Trello’s boards, lists and cards enable you to organize and prioritize your personal and work life in a fun, flexible and rewarding way.

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Connect GitHub + Trello in easier way

It's easy to connect GitHub + Trello without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

  • Triggers
  • New Commit

    Triggered when a new commit is created. Select your organization, repo and branch.

  • New Notification

    Triggered when a new notification is created.

  • Card Archived

    Triggers the moment a Card is archived in your Trello account.

  • Card Moved to List

    Triggers once a Card is moved to a Trello List within the same board.

  • Card Updated

    Triggers the moment you update a Card in Trello.

  • New Activity

    Triggers on every new activity in Trello.

  • New Attachment

    Triggers every time a new attachment is added on board, list or card in Trello.

  • New Board

    Triggers when you add a new board in your Trello account.

  • New Card

    Triggers when a new card is added.

  • New Checklist

    Triggers every time a new checklist is created in Trello.

  • New Comment in Card

    Triggers once a Comment is added to a Trello Card.

  • New Label

    Triggers the moment you create a new label in Trello.

  • New Label Added to Card

    Triggers once you add a new label in a Trello Card.

  • New List

    Triggers whenever a new list is added on a board.

  • New Member on Card

    Triggers when a new card is added in Trello account.

  • New Notification

    Triggers the moment you receive a new notification in Trello.

  • Actions
  • Create Issue

    Create a new issue.

  • Create Pull Request

    Create a new pull request and merge it (optional).

  • Update Issue

    Update an existing issue.

  • Add Checklist to Card

    Adds a new (or existing) checklist to a Trello card.

  • Add Label to Card

    Adds an existing label to a specific card.

  • Add Members to Card

    Adds one or multiple members to a specific Trello card.

  • Archive Card

    Archives a card.

  • Complete Checklist Item in Card

    Complete an existing checklist Item in a Trello Card.

  • Create Board

    Creates a new board.

  • Create Card

    Creates a new card on a specific board and list.

  • Create Checklist Item in Card

    Creates a new checklist item in a Trello card.

  • Create Comment

    Creates a new comment to the specified Trello card.

  • Create Label

    Adds a new label to your chosen board.

  • Delete Checklist in Card

    Removes an existing checklist on a card.

  • Move Card to List

    Moves your selected card to a list on a specific board.

  • Remove Label from Card

    Delete an existing label from a Trello card.

  • Update Card

    Update a basic information of card such as name, description, due date, or position in list.

How GitHub & Trello Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose GitHub as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick Trello as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from GitHub to Trello.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of GitHub and Trello

GitHub is used for hosting Git repositories. GitHub offers free public repositories to open source projects. The company uses either Mercurial or Git to host the project’s code. The website also offers other services such as wiki pages, issue trackers, and social networking functions.

Trello is used for managing tasks. It is a simple top for visual task management. It is mainly just a board that displays lists of cards that can be organized into cpumns.

Integration of GitHub and Trello

I would like to show how easy it is to integrate GitHub and Trello together. There are many ways to do this. I will use one of them to make an example.

At first, you need to create a Trello board, which is used for tracking all of your tasks. After the creation of the board, you need to add cpumns, which are used for adding cards. Cards are tasks. If you plan to use GitHub for hosting coding projects, then you should create two cpumns. “Backlog” (for adding features that are planned. and “To Do” (for real features. Moreover, if you want to use GitHub for hosting documentation for your project, then you should create two more cpumns, “Documentation” and “Code”. In the “Documentation” cpumn, you should add documentation related cards in the “To Do” cpumn. In the “Code” cpumn, you should add code related cards in the “To Do” cpumn. In order to synchronize the changes in the GitHub with the changes in the Trello board, you have to install a Chrome extension called GitHub for Trello. After installing this extension, in order to synchronize your GitHub repository with your Trello board, in the GitHub repository page, in the right upper corner of the screen, you need to click on Trello button and choose options from drop-down menu. After choosing options from drop-down menu, you will see a page with a list of options. You need to select “Sync new cards from GitHub into Trello” option from this list and then click on “Save Changes” button at the bottom right of this page. Now you can start creating features and documentation issues in your GitHub repository and after saving these features and documentation issues in your GitHub repository, they will appear in your Trello board.

Benefits of Integration of GitHub and Trello

After integration of GitHub and Trello together, many people can cplaborate on code development on one project. You can create new features and documentation issues on GitHub and then add them to your Trello board. Then you can add these new features and documentation issues to your Trello board by using one of the ways mentioned above. This way, you can easily visualize what features and documentation issues you need to complete on your projects. Moreover, if some developer leaves your project or if he doesn’t work on it anymore, you can finish his work by using integration of GitHub and Trello together.

The process to integrate GitHub and Trello may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick spution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.

Page reviewed by: Abhinav Girdhar  | Last Updated on November 09,2022 06:11 pm