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Issue Templates for Jira
Cloud Server/Data Center
Issue Templates for Jira


Server/Data Center

Last updated May 13, 2021

Release notes

Jun 9, 2021


Jun 8, 2021


  • Create Initiatives, Legends and more in Advanced Roadmaps
  • Copy the whole hierarchy from a single template.
  • Infinite levels in issues hierarchy is supported.
  • Apply Template dialog respects availability settings.
  • New Project column helps to distinguish between company-managed and team-managed fields (Previously Classic/Next-gen fields). Configuration available in Project Settings > Issue Template > Scopes.

May 27, 2021


  • Support for Group Picker fields (single & multi)
  • New Template select on Apply Template dialog which:
    • matches issue type by name to narrow down the results
    • displays issue type icon of the templates
    • supports advanced search using JQL syntax for text fields

May 18, 2021


  • Support for Team field from Advanced Roadmaps (Jira Software Premium).

May 14, 2021


  • New JQL clauses to search for templates.

Apr 8, 2021


  • Security improvements
  • New post function called Apply template which works exactly the same as Apply template feature.

Feb 2, 2021


  • Support for team-managed projects (formerly next-gen)

Jul 17, 2019


May 7,c2019


  • GDPR changes have been made in Predefined Static Variables.
  • New static variables have been added: USER_ACCOUNT_ID, CURRENT_USER_ACCOUNT_ID, PROJECT_LEAD_ACCOUNT_ID (replaced with accountId) and PROJECT_LEAD_NAME (replaced with displayName).


  • Problem with replacing predefined user variables in subtasks.

Feb 27, 2019

General and Availability sections have been added to the template configuration.

Aug 29, 2018

Using multiline text for value of a custom variable when adding a new custom variable has been added.

Jun 14, 2018

New JQL searchers have been added: issue in templateForIssueKey(“issueKey”) and issue in templateForIssueName(“name”).

May 8, 2018


  • Creating an epic with stories, tasks, and subtasks from and an epic template.
  • A possibility of bulk delete of templates.
  • Manage templates screen has been moved under settings of Templates project.