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How to Quickly Sort the Cards in a Trello List

Saikat Basu 23-08-2018

Think of Trello as a deck of cards and you will get the picture. Like a card deck, you can shuffle cards, move them around, or stack them on top of one another. But how do you sort a bunch of Trello cards automatically, and without tiring your hands?


The little command is hidden within the Trello menu.

Sort Trello Cards with a Click

The ability to sort cards in different ways allows you to organize them in specific sequences. For instance, when you have a bunch of cards in a Trello board, you can sort by date created and bring the oldest cards to the top. Or rearrange them by any due dates.

The method to sort cards is easy:

  1. Click the Menu icon (three horizontal dots) in the top right of a list.
  2. Select Sort By and then click on one of the options under the Sort List.

Sorting options will vary according to the parameters added to the card. If Power-ups like Custom Fields are enabled, you can sort them according to the variables you may have entered there. If there are no Power-Ups enabled, then you will see the basic options above. Also, you will not have the option to sort a list by due dates if no cards have due dates on them yet.


Also, there is no way yet to “unsort” the cards once you have sorted them in a particular order.

Try it out now. Set a deadline for your cards and sort them to understand which one is looming around the corner. It’s just one way to use Trello more creatively for your life goals 10 Creative Ways to Manage Your Life with a Trello Calendar To-do list items are easier to work on and tick off your list if you schedule them into your calendar. The calendar display of Trello is an awesome feature for managing your life. Read More .

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  1. Don
    April 3, 2019 at 2:36 pm

    You can't sort by Priority, which is colossally stupid.

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    August 25, 2018 at 6:26 pm

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