# Create Trello Cards

This document describes how to make use of the Trello touch handler to create cards when someone interacts with your touchpoints.

If you don't have a Trello account, you can create one here.

Routegy + Trello is an extremely powerful combination and is being used by people around the world to manage supply requests, purchase orders, and curbside pickups. Trello can be customized in near infinite ways to fit your exact needs.

# Creating the Touch Handler

Follow the steps below to create a touch handler for creating Trello cards.

# Step 1

Start by making sure you're in the desired workspace. Click on the menu bar dropdown to choose.

Choose Workspace

# Step 2

Select the Handlers tab within the workspace view.

Select Handlers Menu

# Step 3

Click on the + New Handler button. This will launch a modal for creating new touch handlers.

New Handler Button

# Step 4

From the touch handler creation model, select Trello from the Handler type dropdown list.

Trello Handler Type Dropdown List

# Step 5

Enter your API Key/Token for the Trello account you wish to use.

  • Trello API Key can be found here under the Key section.

  • Trello API Token can be created here by clicking on the Token link.

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# Step 6

Enter the List ID for the Trello list you wish to use.

To find this, perform the following steps:

  • Open the board that contains the list you wish to use. In the address bar, you will see a URL like https://trello.com/b/wl10IocP/office.

  • Change the value in your address bar to https://trello.com/b/wl10IocP.json?fields=id,name&lists=open using your unique board identifier.

  • This URL will display all open lists on your Trello board. Choose the one you want and capture the id value. In this example, we're using the Requests list with an id of 5ee52070865ece5f85d34db9.

Trello List ID

The board ID is unique to you!

  • The wl10IocP value used in this example is a unique board identifier and the value for your Trello board will be different.

# Step 7

Click on + Create handler to complete the process.

Trello Handler Filled

# Attaching Touch Handler to Touchpoint

Follow the steps below to attach the Trello touch handler created above to one or more touchpoints.

# Step 1

Select the Touchpoints tab within the workspace view.

Select Touchpoints Menu

# Step 2

Select the touchpoint you wish to create Trello cards with.

Select Touchpoint

# Step 3

From the touchpoint model, click on the Edit button.

Edit Touchpoint

# Step 4

From the touchpoint edit model, type in the name of your touch handler in Handlers list. The name will autocomplete as you type.

Add Touch Handler

# Step 5

Click on the Save changes button and you're done!

Save Touchpoint

# Wait for Touchpoint Interactions

Now that your touchpoint is configured, you just wait until someone interacts with it. Once they do, you'll automatically have a card created in Trello for you that looks something like this.

Handler Integration