Assigning people and due dates to specific checklist items

This feature is not currently available within Trello but we think it’s a great idea and something we may consider adding in the future when we have more developer resources to make it work.

Summary

Checklist items often represent "tasks to be done." This feature would allow for due dates and members to be associated with checklist items.

Workaround

One workaround we recommend is to use cards as checklist items:

  1. Make a card that represents the work to be done for the checklist item
  2. Add members and due date to the card
  3. Copy the card URL into the checklist item. This will automatically be formatted into a "Trello-ified" link so you can easily read the card title.

Alternatively, you can @mention a team member to a specific checklist item.

Know of another workaround?

Do you have any suggestions on other workarounds that could help out in the meantime?  Contact us and we’ll consider adding it here.

Want to share a different suggestion?

Do you have another great idea that you’d like to tell us about? Refer to  this article to learn how to submit feature requests for Trello.