UPDATE: Trello now includes this capability ‘out of the box’.
On a desktop or laptop browser, simply click the label colour—it will expand to include the name of the label.
It’s no secret that I’m a fan of Trello.
I use Trello pretty much exclusively on Google Chrome, as there are plenty of plugins written to extend its capabilities; far more than for Firefox, which surprises me a little.
In Trello you may set an unlimited number of labels. Originally, there were only six, organised in the order of the original Apple logo.
Here are the labels that Trello themselves use for their development board.
When applied to cards, the labels appear as coloured bars at the top of each card.
The problem is, and particularly now with unlimited labels, it can be difficult to remember what each colour means—especially if you use different labels on different boards.
Card color titles for Trello
That’s where the Card Color Titles for Trello plugin comes in: it adds the name of the label to the label.
I’ve been using this for the last week and it has been so useful, particularly at work where we have labels for MoSCoW prioritisation. It has made re-ordering cards so much easier and quicker.
It’s definitely an extension to add if you use Trello on Chrome: Card Color Titles for Trello on Chrome web store.