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Coloured lists - come on Trello .. please allow lists to be colored

When is Trello going to provide basic functionality to allow lists to be coloured.

Addins are no good .. you have to tell each member of the team what to install and what to setup.

It should be possible to colour  a list and for every user to see that colour

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Lara Atlassian Team Jun 28, 2021

Hi Adam,

Thanks for reaching out and for the feedback!

While this isn't possible at the moment, I've passed your feedback onto the product team and flagged this as a feature request.

If you're curious about how our team decides on what requests we work on, we've also published a blog post with more detailed and visual information here:

If you'd like to see our latest features and releases you can take a look at our dev board at Our mobile boards are available at and

Please let us know if you have any other questions or concerns, and have a great day.

All the best,

The Trello Team

Thanks .. is there any way to know how many other people have requested similar functionality?  I find it hard to believe that coloured list aren't needed by a lot of people.  And globally coloured so that all team members see the same thing.  When you have 20 lists it is hard to see the wood for the trees.

How do I know if my suggestions are accepted or rejected?

As I have pointed out.  There would not be addins if the functionality was not popular.  Numbering and colouring are basic ways of organising and identifying.  


I find it hard to believe your teams that use Trello can't see the value in these to basic functionalities.

Companies such as Microsoft has a Feature Request where you can see features requests and vote on them.  I would have thought a company the size of yours would find that a useful way to engage with customers and fine tune it to our needs.

Otherwise .. great tool.

Lara Atlassian Team Jun 28, 2021

Hi Adam,

Definitely understand where you're coming from!

With Trello feature requests, we track these internally – rest assured your feedback is with our product team.

That said, right now, Trello’s team is focused on working on a few large-scale priorities for the app itself—these are big changes that take a lot of time to put together. That means that for right now, our short-term roadmap is oriented towards taking the steps we need to take to be in a good place to push those changes.

In any case, your feature request is being tracked internally.

Let me know if you have any further questions!

All the best,

The Trello Team

Thanks .. but it is the list that needs to be coloured as when you move the tile the colour doesn't not change.

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Deleted user Jun 26, 2021

Hi @Adam Hughes


It’s not possible to colorize a list, but you can create a card just with title and with a colored cover.

All members will see that.


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