How to create issue templates in Jira

User guide on our Jira extension Issue Templates for Jira Cloud

Welcome to Issue Templates for Jira Cloud

We are thrilled to introduce you to a powerful tool designed to streamline your project management and enhance your productivity within Jira.

Don't see the app in the menu?

Don't worry! This means our app, Issue Templates for Jira Cloud, isn't installed in your Jira instance yet. You can install it directly from the Atlassian Marketplace, as described in the next section of this documentation.

What is Issue Templates for Jira Cloud?

Issue Templates for Jira Cloud is a versatile extension that empowers you to create reusable templates from any Jira issue type, including Epics, Stories, Tasks, Bugs, and more. This app is designed to simplify workflows, reduce repetitive tasks, and ensure consistency in issue creation across your projects.

What do we solve?
  • Eliminate repetitive tasks: Say goodbye to manually creating similar issues over and over again. With our app, you can create a template once and reuse it whenever needed.
  • Standardize issue creation: Ensure that all issues follow a consistent structure and include necessary information, improving the quality and reliability of your project tracking.
  • Increase efficiency: Reduce the time spent on creating and configuring issues, allowing your team to focus on more strategic tasks.

Our Differentiators

Issue Templates for Jira Cloud stands out for several reasons:

  • Ease of use: With a user-friendly interface and a zero-configuration wizard, you can create templates in seconds without needing technical expertise.
  • Advanced template editor: Whether you are a novice or an expert, our advanced editor allows you to define the behaviors of your templates precisely, including using variables for dynamic content.
  • Flexible template options: Create single issue templates or complex hierarchies of issues, such as Epics with multiple associated Stories and Tasks, effortlessly.
  • Instant integration: Templates are instantly available and can be managed directly within your Jira environment, ensuring seamless integration and minimal disruption to your workflows.

  • Single issue and hierarchical templates: Create templates for individual issues or entire hierarchies, such as an Epic with its child issues.
  • Prefill and default values: Prefill the issue creation screen with values from your templates, ensuring consistency and saving time.
  • Reusable variables: Use variables to dynamically insert content, making your templates adaptable and reducing redundancy.
  • Dashboard gadget: Integrate our gadget into your Jira dashboard to create new issues even faster.

What happens if you uninstall the app?

If you decide to uninstall Issue Templates for Jira Cloud, rest assured that all the issues created using the templates will remain intact in your Jira projects. These issues are stored as regular Jira issues and will continue to function normally. The only loss will be the ability to create new templates or generate new issues from the existing templates. All other data and configurations in your Jira environment will remain unaffected​​.

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