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Is there a way to do a mass delete on the archived cards? Or a way just to directly delete rather than archive? 
We use this system a lot and have a very big collection of cards going that we now need to remove. Is there a limit on archived items? 

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milynnus Rising Star Sep 20, 2022

@Bradley Gozzard 

You can always deploy code to the task using Trello API. I do it for my demo boards by have a designated list and run the program. I do it for my client that uses email to board to trigger actions and since they are no longer validate, archiving them makes no sense so we delete them instead. 

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Hey Bradley,

Welcome to the Community! Happy to answer this one for you.

Although there's no limit to archived items, you might start experiencing a drop in performance by the accumulation of older cards in it. 

When it comes to directly deleting them, rather than archiving: when you archive a card, it gives you the option to delete it right away, so that might be something to keep an eye on.

Unfortunately, I gotta be the bearer of bad news here, since there's no native way of mass deleting archived cards in Trello as of today, however, I would suggest taking a look at this Community thread where some of our fellow users came up with a few workarounds.

Have a nice week!

Thank you for your help 

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