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Hey Everyone!  In the month of February we did a series on JQL at atlassianblog.wpengine.com.  It’s a quickstart guide to making the transition from simple searching to advanced searching in JIRA.  JQL is the most efficient way to access issues at all levels in JIRA.

Protip:

One pointer for the JIRA Admins… when making changes to custom fields, JIRA shows a message to re-index data to include the new custom field changes.  Don’t ignore that message!  Failure to re-index JIRA can lead to JQL searches that don’t have the latest data from your JIRA instance.

Search early, search often.  Go JQL!

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