Kanboard with a single column

Kanban apps have taken off following the success of Trello. One of them, Kanboard, is easy to install on a web server, and is quite easy to customize.

To be honest, I have never liked Kanban that much for most projects. It's my preferred approach for projects where being able to visualize things in two dimensions is needed, but most of the time I just want a list.

It doesn't take much to turn Kanboard into a list-making app. First, you delete all but one column in your project. Then you add the following CSS:

.board-task-list.board-column-expanded.sortable-column.ui-sortable {
  max-width: 650px;
  margin: auto;
  font-size: 20px;
}

The result is a single, centered column. I prefer 650px for the width; that could obviously be changed to anything you want. I want to avoid having a single column stretching all the way across my widescreen monitor. Changing the font size is optional, but I like to modify that as well due to my imperfect eyesight.


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