JMWE for JIRA Cloud
Jira administrators often need to implement sophisticated workflows that go beyond the built-in capabilities of Jira. The Jira Misc Workflow Extensions app 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.
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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:
|Installing the add-on for Jira Cloud||Explains the installation and un-installation of the app|
|Verifying your Jira instance after installation||Once JMWE is installed, you need to make sure your Jira instance is configured properly for JMWE to work|
|Overview of the transitions triggered on the issue|
|Workflow Extensions for Jira Cloud||Explains the features of the add-on|
|Shared Actions||This feature can be used to share the configuration of a single post-function, or of a sequence of post-functions, between multiple transitions and workflows, thereby greatly simplifying the maintenance of your workflows.|
|Scheduled Actions||This page allows you to create sequences of workflow post-functions that will be run according to a schedule against issues returned by a JQL search.|
This page allows you to create Event-based actions, with one or more JMWE post-functions, that are run when a change is made to an issue, such as fields being modified, the issue being transitioned, a comment being added, etc.
|How to insert information using Nunjucks annotations||Explains how to insert information using Nunjucks annotations|
|How to insert information using Jira expressions||Explains how to insert information using Jira expressions in Conditions and Validators|
|Accessing the fields of an issue||Explains accessing the fields of an issue|
|Expected value for each field type||Lists expected value for all fields|
|Nunjucks template editor and tester||Explains the Nunjucks editor and tester features|
|JMWE administration pages||The administration section of JMWE|
|Use cases||Explains the use cases for the workflow extensions|
|Troubleshooting and support for Jira Misc Workflow Extensions||Explains the troubleshooting and support options for the add-on.|
|Known issues||Lists the known issues|
|Knowledge base||Knowledge base for the JIRA Misc Workflow Extensions (JMWE) for JIRA Cloud add-on|
|Release history||Information about each JMWE for Jira Cloud version|
This table below lists the documentation conventions used in this guide.
Input Field names and values
|Jira Field names and values|
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Menu and Sub-Menu
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|Tips, warnings, suggestions and additional information|
|Link in Blue||Internal pages|
|Link in Blue and Bold||External pages|
|User created transition/status||Italic and Bold|