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Swimlanes for Trello


Hey πŸ‘‹

I have a quick feature request (Not sure if this is the correct place)

There are a lot of people wanting this feature, Trello has been running for a pretty long time, The Developers have put a lot of hard work into making Trello.

But there is just one small thing that does would make Trello way better, and that is Swimlanes (List Categories), I have searched through the Powerups, and couldn't see anything, there is a chrome extension, But I think people would want an official Swimlane system that is built into Trello itself.


Swimlanes will help out so much with organizing and categorizing lists.

If this is not already an ongoing/upcoming feature in development, I think it would be cool if it could be added to the list πŸ™‚



Edit -----

For all the new viewers of this topic, This is a workaround for Swimlanes, They still are not officially a feature yet, But something like this will do. πŸ‘‡



Laura Holton Community Leader Jun 10, 2021

Hey @Xd_Golden_Tiger πŸ‘‹

Welcome to the Community! Awesome feature request - to help you get a little further with this I would suggest taking at Trello's support page on How to submit a feature request >>

Good luck on your quest πŸ˜ƒ

All the best,


Alicia Community Leader Jun 10, 2021


I supposse you have tried, but I think, until this option be created for Trello, you can use labels to each categories, and then you can filter by labels. Or you can use sorting cards with colors on the cover. I use them and for the moment, it is ok for me. 

Regards, Alicia. 

(sorry for my english, I'm spanish)

Yeah, That is what I have been doing πŸ™‚

I just wanted to create a feature request for an official way of creating sub categories (Swimlanes)

Alicia Community Leader Jun 10, 2021

ahh ok, yes it would be fine the way you say. 

I have found a cool way of organizing the lists, It is easy. But still prefer official swimlanes 😁

This is how I am currently organizing my lists.


Alicia Community Leader Jun 10, 2021

Yes, that what I had in my mind ;-)

Fully agree. Official swim-lanes would be great, but this is a decent work around :)

Hi @Xd_Golden_Tiger  This feature now does exist (if you are willing to add a free power-up to your board) 


Founder: Blue Cat Reports for Trello and more :)

Like β€’ Robin Warren likes this

While its waaaaay better than the browser-extension, it's still not perfect. For one, I cannot move cards while in the swimlanes. That needs to be done the old fashioned way. I would so very love Trello to natively support this...

@Jaap Fresco we literally just added Drag and Drop this morning :)

swimlanes drag and drop.gif

What do you want next ;)


Like β€’ Jaap Fresco likes this

Ehhhh, I stand corrected then.... Thank you! This makes my day! 


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