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JIRA Cloud Only!

This documentation is intended for the JIRA Misc Workflow Extensions add-on for JIRA Cloud. If you are interested in JIRA Misc Workflow Extensions for JIRA server, please visit this documentation instead.



JIRA administrators often need to implement sophisticated workflows that go beyond the built-in capabilities of JIRA. The JIRA Misc Workflow Extensions add-on for JIRA Cloud provides extensions that help you design and implement advanced workflows. You can tailor your JIRA workflows to meet your needs and reduce reliance on manual data input.

Objective and Scope

The objective of this document is to give you a detailed explanation of how to install and use the add-on. After reading this document you will be able to install the add-on in JIRA Cloud, uninstall it (if needed) customize your JIRA workflows using the features provided in the add-on.

This document is intended for JIRA administrators. It covers the following topics:

Section Name
Installing the add-on for JIRA CloudExplains the installation and un-installation of the add-on
Verifying your JIRA instance after installationExplains the verification of your JIRA instance after successful installation
JMWE administration pagesLists and explains JMWE administration pages
Workflow Extensions for JIRA CloudExplains the features of the add-on
How to insert information using Nunjucks annotationsExplains how to insert information using Nunjucks annotations
Accessing the fields of an issueExplains accessing the fields of an issue
Expected value for each field typeLists expected value for all fields
Nunjucks template editor and testerExplains the Nunjucks editor and tester features
Use cases for the post-functionsExplains the use cases for the post-functions
Troubleshooting and support for JIRA Misc Workflow ExtensionsExplains the troubleshooting and support options for the add-on.
Known issuesLists the known issues
Release historyInformation about each JMWE for JIRA Cloud version

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