Send to Trello and close

Create Trello card from current tab and close that tab

by @pixies


How to Use

This saves the link you're currently on as a new card in a Trello board, then closes the tab, so you're not distracted by it.

Great for:

  • Saving articles you want to read
  • Organizing your book list
  • Storing reference information in a database
  • Adding contacts to a Trello CRM

Bricks Used

  • Button
  • Open a new tab


  • Make sure you have a PixieBrix account! (It's free.)


  1. After logging in to PixieBrix, activate this . If you're not logged into PixieBrix or have not previously created a PixieBrix account, you'll be prompted to do so before continuing the activation flow for this .

  2. Add the board ID of the board to which you want to send the Trello cards. (Follow these instructions to find your Trello Board ID.)

  3. Add your Trello integration. (Follow these instructions to set up your Trello integration with PixieBrix if you haven't already.)
  4. Click Activate, and you're good to go!

Try it Out

  1. Go to any webapge. You can use this Wikipedia article if you need some inspiration.
  2. Right-click anywhere on the page. This opens the context menu. Click Send to Trello and Close.

If you don't see the text, multiple context menus are configured with PixieBrix. Click PixieBrix, then you'll see all your context menu options, including this one. 3. Fill out the modal that appears. Select the list to which you want to add the card from the Trello board you configured when activating the . You can also edit the date or name if you'd like, which will default to the page title and link. Finally, add a due date. This could be when you want to look at the card or today's date to help you remember when you found this item.

  1. Click submit and watch your tab close. Now head to your Trello board and see your newly created card.

Endless Possibilities

This is just the beginning! Once you activate your , the possibilities are endless. With PixieBrix, you can customize any to meet your needs or even build something entirely new. If you have trouble, need some friendly support, or want to share your creations with the world, join our PixieBrix Slack Community.

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