With the Trello Connector, you can link multiple boards to a Feishu chat to update your team in one place. The Trello Connector allows you to create, search and share Trello cards without leaving Feishu.
Trello is a Kanban-style list-making app that allows your team to collaborate and organize everything. For more information, see Trello official documentation.
About Trello Connector
The Trello Connector allows you to do the following without leaving Feishu:
- •Get notified of updates on your Trello boards across different accounts
- •View, search and manage Trello cards in a chat
- •Create Trello cards in a chat
- •Share Trello cards with other members on your team
- •Add Trello Connector to different group chats and customize the notification settings for each group
Trello Connector runs on both Feishu mobile and Feishu desktop. All features are supported on both device types.
You can install the Trello Connector app from the Feishu App Directory. In case you see an alert that Trello Connector hasn't been enabled or installed in your organization, contact your administrator to enable it for your tenant.
Note: To use the Trello Connector, you must have at least one Trello account to connect to.
I. Connect to your Trello account
To get started, authorize the Trello Connector to access your Trello account.
Open the chat with Trello Connector bot in Feishu and type
@Trello Connector. Click Information and Settings on the returned card to open the app in the chat's sidebar, then click Authorize.
Follow the prompts on screen to log in to your Trello account and grant required access to Trello Connector. Once you're successfully connected, the Trello Connector will send a success message in the chat.
Add another account
Trello Connector supports connecting to multiple Trello accounts, so you can manage and get notified of all your Trello cards in one place without having to switch accounts.
To add another account, open the app sidebar, click Accounts on the Info tab, or click your profile image on the Boards tab. An Account list is displayed listing all your connected Trello accounts. Click Manage accounts.
Click Add another account - Switch Account, then repeat the authorization procedure as described above. Once your account is successfully connected, it will appear in the Accounts list.
II. Configure boards and notifications in chats
Trello Connector can send notifications to Feishu chats to inform chat members of latest updates on the associated Trello boards.
First, open a group chat and add the Trello Connector bot to the group. For more information about how to add a bot to group chat, see Use bots in groups.
Note: You can also configure boards and notifications in the private chat with Trello Connector. In that case, skip this step.
To open the app sidebar, type
@Trello Connector in the chat and click Information and Settings on the returned card. In the opened app sidebar, click Settings.
In the Settings page, click Add board to add the boards that are relevant for the members in this chat.
In the opened Add Board page, select the boards as appropriate. If you want to add boards from another account, use the selector at the top of the page to switch between accounts. After your selection, click Save.
You can view your selected boards in the Add Board page Boards section.
In the Notifications section, specify the events you want to receive notifications for. As several event types are available for Card, click Add event to select or unselect the event types as appropriate. Then click Save to save your settings.
When your selected events take place, the Trello Connector will notify you in the chat. Click View in Trello to open the card in your browser, or click View in Connector to open it in the chat's sidebar.
III. View, search and manage cards
To view all your boards, type
@Trello Connector in the chat and click Boards on the returned card.
In the app sidebar, the Boards tab displays all boards in your current account, and the boards are grouped by the associated teams. The Personal boards section displays your private boards. The Recently viewed section displays the 3 boards you opened most recently.
To view the boards in your other connected Trello accounts, click the profile image at the top of the sidebar and select another account as appropriate.
Click a board to view its cards. The cards are displayed by lists. Use the dropdown at the top to switch between your lists and view the tasks in each list.
Click each task to view its details in the sidebar. Click the Edit icon to edit the card name, due date, members, labels and description, or move it to another list. Click the Browser icon to open the card in your web browser in Trello.
To search for a card, click the Search icon at the top of the app sidebar and enter your search term. Alternatively, type
@Trello Connector search <search_term> in the chat. The bot replies with a card displaying the number of returned results. Click View Search Results to view all the associated cards in the sidebar.
IV. Create cards
To create a card via command, send
@Trello Connector create <card_name> in the chat. Click Create Card and specify the card name, board, list, due date, members, label and description in the Add card sidebar.
@Trello Connector in the chat and click Boards on the returned card. Select a board and a list to which you want to add the card, then click Add card. In the Add card page, specify the rest of the properties of the new card.
You can also create a card directly from a chat message using the message shortcuts. Hover over a message in chat, click the "..." icon,
You can also create a Trello card from the Feishu chat's message field. Click the "+" icon in the chat's message field, select Trello Connector in the menu, specify the properties of the card and click Save.
V. Share cards
To share a card with other members in Feishu, type
@Trello Connector in the chat and click Boards to open the app sidebar. Navigate to the card you want to share and click it to open its detail page.
Click the Share icon in the card detail page, select the chats you want to send to and click Confirm - Send.
Information of the card is sent to the selected chats where chat members can click View details on the card to open the card in Trello.
VI. Get support
To get support while using the Trello Connector, type
@Trello Connector in the chat and click Information and Settings on the returned card. In the Info sidebar, click Get help to initiate the chat with your own Feishu Assistant. Click view help docs to open this help article. You can also check the available commands in the Command section.
VII. Log out
To disconnect your Trello accounts with the Trello Connector, in the Info sidebar, click Accounts - Manage accounts. Click Remove to disconnect the associated accounts.
Can I add the Trello Connector to a group chat? How do I do it?
Yes, you can add the Trello Connector bot to a group chat so the bot can send notifications to inform chat members of latest updates on the associated Trello boards. To add the bot to a group, open the group chat, click Settings - BOTs - Add Bot, select Trello Connector, click Add. For more information about how to add a bot to group chat, see Use bots in groups.