Global Card Blockers

There are two types of global card blockers:

  • global blocker – generally available at every board
  • on demand blocker – available only when added to the board by board owner

The point of these blockers is that you can monitor their usage in all boards at once.

Use counter tells you the number of cards blocked by the specific blocker. You can press on the counter to see all the cards that are using this blocker at the moment.

Manage global card blockers

You need the Global Settings role to manage global card blockers.

  1. Go to  KanBo Settings.
  1. Select  Blocker types.
  2. Click on the blocker you would like to edit.

Here you can edit, remove and create new card blockers. Every global blocker you create will be visible for all board users. On demand blockers can be visible at the board like the global ones only after adding by the board owner.


Use card blockers. It allows you to block a card and informs about the problem with completion of the task. 

Only board owners can create local card blockers in a board. They can also add on-demand blockers to the board by selecting them from global card blockers.

A local blocker is created and used only within one board, while a global blocker is available at every board in KanBo.

You need the Global Settings role to manage global card blockers. Global card blockers can be edited, removed or created in the KanBo Settings.

A global blocker is available at every board, while an on-demand blocker is only available when added to a specific board by the board owner.

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