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Archiving cards on a project (classic)

You can archive project (classic) cards to declutter your workflow without losing the historical context of a project.


Creation of new projects (classic) is now disabled. Projects (classic) will be sunset and removed on August 23, 2024. You can read more about this change on the GitHub Blog.

The new and improved Projects experience is available. For more information, see "About Projects."

On August 23, 2024, all remaining projects (classic) will be automatically migrated before the feature is removed.

Automation in your project (classic) does not apply to archived project (classic) cards. For example, if you close an issue in a project (classic)'s archive, the archived card does not automatically move to the "Done" column. When you restore a card from the project (classic) archive, the card will return to the column where it was archived.

Archiving cards on a project (classic)

  1. In a project (classic), find the card you want to archive, then click .
    Screenshot showing a card on a project. The card menu icon is highlighted with an orange outline.
  2. Click Archive.

Restoring cards on a project (classic) from the sidebar

  1. On the top-right side of the project (classic), click Menu.
  2. Click , then click View archive.
    Screenshot showing the project menu. The "View archive" option is highlighted with an orange outline.
  3. Above the project (classic) card you want to unarchive, click Restore.