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I am exporting a webpage with a checklist using org-html-export-to-html. But in my perspective, the red "TODO" word doesn't make too much sense in the html. Is there a way to export it in a cleaner way? Thanks

Update

I just discovered that you don't even need the word TODO in the header to have the checklist working.

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  • What do you mean by "cleaner"? A TODO in a different color? No TODO at all? Something else?
    – NickD
    Nov 30, 2018 at 3:59
  • just to omit the word "TODO" from the list
    – onlycparra
    Nov 30, 2018 at 4:40
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    Oh, I see, I don't even need the word TODO to make checklists work (having those [ ] that get filled with C-c C-c). My bad. I though it was a requirement to put TODO in the header of the checklist.
    – onlycparra
    Nov 30, 2018 at 4:47
  • That's correct: headlines do not have to have TODO keywords. But even if they do (which is sometimes necessary), you can omit them on export. See my answer below.
    – NickD
    Nov 30, 2018 at 5:04

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Even if you have headlines with TODO keywords, if you don't want them exported you can add

#+OPTIONS: todo:nil

to your file and then export. The corresponding lisp variable (one of many BTW which can be controlled by an OPTIONS line as above) is org-export-with-todo-keywords whose doc string states:

org-export-with-todo-keywords is a variable defined in ‘ox.el’. Its value is t

Documentation: Non-nil means include TODO keywords in export. When nil, remove all these keywords from the export. This option can also be set with the OPTIONS keyword, e.g. "todo:nil".

You can customize this variable.

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