As well as facilitating the life cycle of a project Trello can be utilised for organising to-do-lists.
Boards - A board represents a project. Whether you are redesigning a kitchen or launching a new website, a Trello board is the place to organize your tasks on lists and collaborate with your team of friends, family, and colleagues.
Boards could represent a variety of things such as product, project, resource, or organisational structure that is under continuous development which in effect works as a collection of lists, and each list contain a series of cards. There are no limitations places on the numbers of boards, lists or cards that you can create.
You can see in the screenshot below to create a new card, list or board click on the corresponding button.
Click on the Add a card option available in each list to insert a description and then click the Add button to save.
4. By clicking on the card you will be presented with more options:
Activity and comments - allow you to communicate with other members of the team about a particular task. By using the @ and the name of the member you can quickly notify them within a comment. These sections work similar to a timeline in that they provide a useful way to maintain a log of all the actions that have taken place for a task (card) and what progress has been made.
Add – this menu has the following sub options:
Members – assign members to cards or add them so they are just kept informed.
Labels – allow you to set a colour theme for each card, which is useful if you like to filter using visualisations.
Checklists – creates subtasks that need completing for the card.
Due date – set a date by which the task within the card must be completed by.
Attachments – insert files to the card from your computer, Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, OneDrive or a webpage link for the file.
Actions - this menu has the following sub options:
Move – allows you to relocate a card to a new board or list.
Copy – this creates a duplicate of the card
Subscribe – provides a notification service for board members of any actions that have taken place.
Archive – store away old projects (can be retrieved)
Here are a couple of examples of Trello board -