What is Zapier?

Zapier is an online automation tool that connects your favorite apps, such as Gmail, Slack, Mailchimp, and over 1,500 more. You can connect two or more apps to automate repetitive tasks without coding or relying on developers to build the integration. It’s easy enough that anyone can build their own app workflows with just a few clicks.

We prepared this step by step tutorial with screenshots on how to setup Zapier using PDF.co and Trello, to automatically generates barcodes based on Card title when you add them to a Trello board defined for this task.

Pre-requisites:

Quick overview:

  • Step 1 – Choose or search for Google Drive from the list of apps
  • Step 2 – Select the Trigger Event “New Card”
  • Step 3 – Select or connect your Trello account to Zapier
  • Step 4 – Select the Trello Board, List and configure filters
  • Step 5 – Search for and select PDF.co as the targeted app
  • Step 6 – Choose the Barcode Generator Action Event
  • Step 7 – Select or link your PDF.co account (using Your API Key)
  • Step 8 – Customize Action Event
  • Step 9 – Give your Zap a name and turn it on!

Start by clicking on “Make a Zap” at the top-right corner of your Zapier dashboard.

 

Step 1 – Search for Trello in the list of apps and click it

Step 1 - Zapier - Trello - Choose App

 

Step 2 – Select the Trigger Event “New Card”

Zapier - Trello - Choose Trigger Event

 

Step 3 – Select or connect your Trello account to Zapier

Zapier - Trello - Choose Account

 

Step 4 – Select the Trello board, list and configure the filters

Step 4 - Zapier - Trello - Input List and Filters

 

Step 5 – Search for and select PDF.co as the targeted app
Step 6 – Choose the Barcode Generator Action Event

 

Zapier - PDF.co - Choose Action Event

 

Step 7 – Select or link your PDF.co account (using Your API Key)

Connect Zapier to PDF.co

 

Step 8 – Customize Action Event

Generate Barcode using Trello and Zapier

 

Step 9 – Give your Zap a name and turn it on!
Next time you add will a card to your Trello list, it will generate a QR code based on the title of the card.