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Access & Notifications


JIRA's web UI is accessible from most browsers:

  • Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Safari

Integrated Development Environments (IDE)

Manage issues from the following integrated development environments (IDE):

  • Eclipse
  • IntelliJ
  • Visual Studio
  • Netbeans
  • JDeveloper
  • Zend Studio

Mobile Devices

Stay connected even when you are on the move with mobile applications for your Blackberry, iPhone, Android or Windows Mobile device.

Email Notifications

Define personal and project level email notification schemes.

Customizable Email Content

Configure email content and subject lines using a simple templating engine.

Watch Issues

Add yourself or others as a watcher to any issue to receive email updates whenever that issue changes.

Email Subscriptions

Subscribe to custom search filters to receive regular updates of changes in JIRA.


View new issues or comments from any search filters or activity streams in your favourite RSS reader.

Announcement Banner

Configure an announcement across the top of every page.

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Built on OpenSocial

The JIRA Dashboard is an OpenSocial container which means that you can add any gadget built to the OpenSocial specification. This includes all gadgets provided with Atlassian products.

Multiple Dashboards

Create multiple dashboards from scratch or by copying existing dashboards.

JIRA Wallboards

Turn any JIRA Dashboard into an information radiator using the JIRA Wallboards plugin.

Gadget Subscriptions

Quickly add all gadgets from your Confluence, Bamboo, FishEye or Crucible instance - or from another JIRA instance - by subscribing to another application's gadgets.


Organize your favorite dashboards in the dropdown menu for quick access.

Share with Others

Share a dashboard with your team by adding permissions for specific users, groups or project roles to access your dashboard. JIRA lets you preview popular dashboards or search for shared dashboards.

Gadget Directory

Add gadgets to your dashboard by browsing or searching the gadget directory.

Charts from Filters

Create a chart gadget from any search result or saved search filter and add it directly to your dashboard.

Drag 'n drop

Drag gadgets around to organise information on your personal dashboard.

Flexible Layouts

Organize your gadgets into one, two or three column dashboard layouts.

Gadget Menu

Some gadgets provide specific properties or settings for you to edit via the gadget menu. You can also minimize, maximize and control the look and feel of each gadget.

Link to iGoogle or Gmail

Add any gadget from you JIRA Dashboard to your personal OpenSocial dashboards, like iGoogle and Gmail.

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What is a Gadget?

The information boxes on the JIRA dashboard are called gadgets. JIRA ships with over 20 pre-installed gadgets.


Add OpenSocial Gadgets

You can add OpenSocial gadgets directly to the JIRA gadget directory.


Wallboards Gadgets

Add any "wallboard-enabled" gadgets to your information radiator using the JIRA Wallboards plugin.


Legacy Portlets

Even if you upgraded from an older version of JIRA, your custom portlets still work using the portlet-to-gadget bridge.


GreenHopper Gadget*

GreenHopper provides a set of gadgets for reporting project status, displaying charts, and powering JIRA Wallboards.

Activity Stream Gadget

The Activity Stream gadget displays a summary of your recent activity.

Administration Gadget

The Administration gadget displays quick links to administrative functions.


Assigned To Me Gadget

The Assigned To Me gadget displays all open issues in all projects assigned to the current user viewing the dashboard.


Average Age Gadget

The Average Age gadget displays a bar chart showing the average number of days that issues have been unresolved.


Bamboo Charts Gadget*

Create a chart gadget from any search result or saved search filter and add it directly to your dashboard.

Bamboo Plan Summary Chart Gadget*

The Bamboo Plan Summary gadget displays a graphical summary of a build plan.


JIRA: News Gadget

The JIRA: News gadget displays recent Atlassian news about JIRA.


Issues Statistics Gadget

The Issue Statistics gadget displays the collection of issues returned from a specified filter, broken down by a specified field.


Bamboo Plans Gadget*

The Bamboo Plans gadget displays a list of all plans on a Bamboo server, and each plan's current status.


Bugzilla ID Search Gadget

The Bugzilla ID Search gadget allows the user to search all JIRA issues for references to Bugzilla IDs.


Calendar Gadget**

The Issue Calendar gadget shows issues and versions in a calendar format based on their due date. Calendars can be based on an issue filter or on a project.


Clover Coverage Gadget*

The Clover Coverage gadget displays the Clover coverage of plans from a particular Bamboo server.


Created vs Resolved Gadget

The Created vs Resolved gadget displays a difference chart showing the issues created vs resolved over a given period.


Crucible Charts Gadget*

The Crucible Charts gadget displays various charts showing statistical summaries of code reviews.


Days Remaining Gadget*

Show the number of days remaining in a particular sprint.

Favorite Filters Gadget

The Favorite Filters gadget displays a list of all the issue filters that have currently been added by you as a favorite filter.


Filter Results Gadget

The Filter Results gadget displays the results of a specified issue filter and lets you take action directly from the gadget.


FishEye Charts Gadget*

The FishEye Charts gadget displays two charts showing showing statistics about a given sourcecode repository.


FishEye Recent Changesets Gadget*

The FishEye Recent Changesets gadget displays a number of recent changesets from a FishEye repository.


Heatmap Gadget

Show a tag cloud of statistical values for any filter.


In Progress Gadget

The In Progress gadget displays all issues that are currently in progress and assigned to the current user viewing the dashboard.


Pie Chart Gadget

The Pie Chart gadget displays displays issues from a project or issue filter, grouped by a statistic type, in pie-chart format. The issues can be grouped by any statistic type (e.g. Status, Priority, Assignee, etc).

Projects Gadget

The Projects gadget provides information and various filters related to a specified project(s).

Quick Links Gadget

The Quick Links gadget displays a number of useful links to issues associated with the current user.


Recently Created Issues Gadget

The Recently Created Issues gadget displays a bar chart showing the rate at which issues are being created, as well as how many of those created issues are resolved.


Resolution Time Gadget

The Resolution Time gadget displays a bar chart showing the average resolution time (in days) of resolved issues.


Road Map Gadget

The Road Map gadget shows versions which are due for release within a specified period of time, and a summary of progress made towards completing the issues in those versions.


Text Gadget**

The Text gadget displays a configurable HTML text on the dashboard.


Time Since Issues Gadget

The Time Since Issues gadget displays a bar chart showing the number of issues for which your chosen date field (e.g. 'Created', 'Updated', 'Due', 'Resolved', or a custom field) was set on a given date.


Two Dimensional Filter Statistics Gadget

The Two Dimensional Filter Statistics gadget displays statistical data based on a specified filter in a configurable table format.


Voted Gadget

The Voted Issues gadget shows issues for which you have voted.


Watched Gadget

The Watched Issues gadget shows issues which you are watching.


Introduction Gadget

The Introduction gadget displays a configurable introduction message on the dashboard.


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Get Started For $10

Small teams get preferential treatment at Atlassian: Get JIRA for 10 users for $10 (including full support).

Free For Open Source

Open Source projects and non-profit organizations can obtain free community licenses.


Unlimited Developer Licenses

Commercial license holders can generate developer licenses for staging, testing, development or QA servers.


Install or Hosted Options

Host your own instance behind the firewall or we can host JIRA for you ... it's up to you.


Connect LDAP & Active Directory

Manage users and groups from any number of directories using the User Directories manager.


Connect to JIRA

Connect multiple Atlassian applications to JIRA for user management and authentication.


Mail Configuration Tool

Use simple interface to set up and test your SMTP mail server connections.


Run As Standalone Application

No need to sweat the details, install JIRA as a standalone application to take advantage of our pre-packaged database and application server. Requires minimal setup.


Deploy On Your Own

Want complete control over your application server? Deploy the JIRA WAR to Tomcat manually.


Built-in Database

JIRA Standalone ships with HSQLDB pre-packaged for evaluation purposes.


Bundled Database Drivers

JIRA includes database drivers to connect with your preferred database:

  • SQL Server
  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • Oracle


Custom Look & Feel

Configure JIRA with your own logo, colors and date/time formats.


Built-in Importers

Use built-in importers to migrate issues and projects from other bug trackers including Pivotal Tracker, Bugzilla, FogBugz, Mantis, Trac and more.

Automated Backups

Configure JIRA to automatically create an XML backup of JIRA data on a routine basis.
Note: native database-specific backup tools are recommended for all production environments.


View System Information

Quickly find all system details including configuration, licensing, upgrade history and more.


Database Configuration Tool

Use included GUI application to set up and test your database connection.


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Massive Plugin Ecosystem

JIRA has over 100 plugins that enable you to expand JIRA to fit any special scenario.


Link Issues to Source Code*

Integrate source code directly into your issues and projects. JIRA supports CVS, Subversion, Perforce, Git, ClearCase, and many more via either native or plugin integration. Using FishEye? JIRA also ships with the FishEye plugin for enhanced source code integration.


Link Issues to Code Reviews*

Using Crucible for peer code review? Take advantage of the FishEye plugin to view recent code review activity for a project and create reviews directly from issues.


Add Agile Project Management*

Add the GreenHopper plugin for agile project management to view JIRA issues as virtual index cards.


Universal Plugin Manager

Discovering, installing and managing plugins from the Atlassian Plugin Exchange is simple and fast with a powerful plugin manager.


Collaborate with Your Wiki*

Connect with Confluence for two-way linking, shared gadgets, JIRA macros in Confluence pages and integrated user management.


Remote APIs

JIRA provides a full set of remote APIs - including RESTSOAP, XML-RPC, and more - and tutorials to help you integrate application with JIRA.


Application Links

Application Links allows you to link your JIRA, Confluence, FishEye, Crucible, Bamboo and Subversion applications.


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Speaking Your Language

Most user-visible pages in JIRA are internationalized and you can choose from over 14 languages including Chinese, Czech, Danish, English, French, German, Italian, Norweigian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Japanese, Slovak and Spanish.

Please note: Atlassian OnDemand only supports English.

User time zones

See times displayed in your own local time zone. Indicators show whether another user is currently in day or night depending on their set zone.

Translating Resolutions, Priorities, Status and Issue Types

It is possible to specify a translated name and description for the Issue Type, Status, Resolution and Priority fields.

Translating JIRA

Visit Atlassian Translations for the latest available languages or to contribute your own language translations.


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Custom Issue Types

Add and remove fields to define custom issue types to match your development or business processes.

Custom Fields

Choose from over 20 field types to create custom fields for collecting and reporting on the data that matters. Add more field types via plugins.

Issue Level Security

Restrict access to individual issues within a project.


Custom Resolution Types

Define your own resolution field values in addition to the set of default resolutions.

Bulk Issue Modifications

Perform bulk operations from Issue Navigator include moves, field & status changes, assignments and more.

Issue Level Time-Tracking

Specify work estimates for each issue and log work as you go. JIRA rolls up time tracking data across sub-tasks and maintains the time spent and remaining estimate for tracking and reporting.

Rich Text Comments

Comment on issues using wiki markup to display rich text and images.

Secure Comments

Restrict access to individual comments within an issue.

Create Issues and Comments Via Email

JIRA can be configured to create and comment on issues via email. JIRA can map the key fields including summary, description, and reporter from the email. JIRA can even create accounts if one does not exist and assign the issue to the user cc'ed to the email.

Create Issues Remotely

Create issues remotely using a variety of methods including links, email and programmatic end-points.


Attach files and screenshots directly to issues. JIRA highlights the most recent version and provides image thumbnails in both the issue and the activity stream.

Bulk File Download

Download all attachments as a zip file.


Image Gallery

Browse through attached image files using the gallery.

Linking to Other Issues

Link issues using directional relationships that can be customized.

Pluggable Attachments

Third party drawing plugins let you attach mockups, diagrams, screenshots and more.

Moving & Copying Issues

Clone issues within your project or move issues from one project to another.


Vote on Issues

Prioritise the most popular issues based on user voting.

Schedule Issues

Assign a due date to issues in order to schedule tasks and drive reporting. You can search for issues with either fixed or relative date ranges.


Create sub-tasks to split any issue into a number of tasks. Add dependencies to ensure all sub-tasks are completed before the parent issue can be closed.


JIRA Issue Collector

Add a custom button to any website to collect input on a simple form, sent back to JIRA as a new issue. Absorbing feedback from your users and customers into your development cycle has never been easier. 

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Summary & Reports

Every project has its own summary page which includes project details, recent activity and shortcuts to reports, filters and creating new issues.

Issues & Filters

View a summary of all issues in a project grouped by Status, as well as reports of all unresolved issues, grouped by Assignee, Priority, Version and Component.

Activity Stream

View project activity in your favourite RSS reader. Comment on issues directly from the project activity stream on the summary page.


Browse a summary for each component , or sub-section, of a project as well as the Issues, Change Log, Road Map and Popular Issues.


Browse a summary for each version of a project, typically a release or iteration. Also, drill into the Issues, Popular Issues and Builds for any version.

Change Log

The project Change Log shows the resolved issues for the recently released versions of a project.

Import Custom Fields

Import custom fields when importing projects from XML backups.

Release Notes

Generate release notes containing details of all issues fixed in a specific version.

Road Map

The project Road Map shows the issues scheduled for upcoming unreleased versions of a project.

Popular Issues

View the unresolved issues in a project sorted by the number of votes.

Project Avatars

Add an avatar to help identify projects when navigating.

Custom Tabs**

Many JIRA plugins add custom tabs to the project browser, including Burndown charts, Labels and a Calendar.

Agile Tab*

View iteration status and burndown charts in the Agile tab when using the GreenHopper plugin for agile project management.

Personal Roadmap

Quickly view and access all work assigned to you across all projects from your own user profile page.


View build plan status and recent build activity for any project with the JIRA Bamboo integration.


View recent changeset activity for any project if you are using a source-code repository together with Atlassian FishEye.


View recent code review activity for any project if you are using a source-code repository together with Atlassian Crucible.

Easy Administration

Manage project components, versions and details from the project administration screen.


Take advantage of schemes to configurable common settings for such things as permissions, notifications, workflows, issue types, issue security and more.

Scheme Tools

Use scheme tools to compare and manage existing permission and notification schemes.

Import Projects

Import issues and related issue data for a single project from XML backups.

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Reports & Charts

Workload Pie Chart Report

The Workload Pie Chart Report shows the relative workload for assignees of all issues in a particular project or issue filter.

User Workload Report

The User Workload Report shows how much work a user has been allocated, and how long it should take.

Version Workload Report

The Version Workload Report shows how much outstanding work there is (per user and per issue) before a given version is complete.

Single Level Group By Report

The Single Level Group By Report shows the search results from an issue filter, grouped by a field of your choice.

Created vs Resolved Issues Report

The Created vs Resolved Issues Report shows the number of issues created vs number of issues resolved over a given period of time.

Resolution Time Report

The Resolution Time Report shows the average time taken to resolve issues.

Pie Chart Report

The Pie Chart Report shows the search results from a specified issue filter (or project) in a pie-chart, based on a statistic of your choice.

Average Age Report

The Average Age Report shows the average age (in days) of unresolved issues.

Version Time Tracking Report

The Version Time Tracking Report shows progress towards completing a given version, based on issues' work logs and time estimates.

Recently Created Issues Report

The Recently Created Issues Report shows the rate at which issues are being created.

Time Since Issues Report

The Time Since Issues Report shows the number of issues for which your chosen date field (e.g. 'Created') was set on a given date.

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Anonymous Access

Allow users to create issues anonymously.

Integrate with LDAP

Integrate JIRA with LDAP for authentication and user management.

Manage Users In Crowd

Atlassian's Crowd identity management system can be integrated with JIRA.

Secure Administrator Sessions

Accessing administrative features requires an additional login. After validation, administrators are given a temporary session that expires after 10 minutes of inactivity.

View Current User Sessions

View a list of all the users currently logged into JIRA.

Users And Groups

Create groups to control access and permissions for collections of users.

Project Roles

Project roles are a flexible way to associate users and/or groups with particular projects and delegate administration and permissions across JIRA.

Project Level Security

Control project level security using either group permissions or project roles.

Issue Level Security

Issue level security allows you to control who can see individual issues within a project. Set access to individual users, groups, project roles or issues roles.

Whitelist For External URLs

Limit the URLs from which users can source content (i.e. for External Gadgets) to be displayed within JIRA.

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Default Workflow

JIRA provides a default workflow for handling most issue types.


Check that any user-supplied input is valid before performing a transition.

Visual Workflow Designer

Use the Visual Workflow Designer to view and edit your workflows.

Custom Workflow

Customise workflows by editing an existing workflow or creating one from scratch.

Steps & Transitions

Every workflow is made up of a number of steps connected by transitions.


Apply conditions to control who can perform a transition, and under what circumstances.


Carry out any form of processing immediately after a transition is executed.

Custom Events

You can fire a custom event from a transition post-function to perform certain actions.

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* Not included with JIRA. Requires integration with separate product(s).

** Not supported by Atlassian. Functionality may be provided by third-party.

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