Chrome extension "Trello Clean" for clean boards on Trello.com

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I’m using Trello.com frequently. It’s easy to use and an amazing tool. But the Trello team changed the board layout. They added another column on the right side of every board. As it’s a great idea to onboard new users, for existing users it’s disturbing. The “Add a list…” button wastes space on the screen. Especially for boards with a few columns / lists, the additional button will add a horizontal scroll bar. And so the my Trello user experience suffers.

Hide the button

So I created a tiny Chrome extension to hide the “Add a list…” button. Here’s an example Trello board without the extension:

Trello Clean Screenshot 1

And here’s the Trello board with enabled extension:

Trello Clean Screenshot 2

The code of the Chrome extension is on Github. Basically it uses CSS to remove the button.

How to install the Chrome extension

This Chrome extension solves the problem:

  1. Install the extension
  2. Refresh the browser tabs with Trello boards
  3. And the extension will hide the “Add a list…” button

More information

If you want to add new lists to your board, just go to the installed extensions ( chrome://extensions/ ). There you can disable and enable the extension.