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    A powerful collection of utilities to extend JIRA and make your life easier

    A powerful collection of utilities to extend JIRA and make your life easier

    Powerful Bulk Operations

    Informative JQL functions

    Efficient Workflow Utilities

    Many throughout the JIRA community have longed for more bulk operations. We have answered this need with several essential bulk operations which makes makes life easier for project administrators.

    Developing the right JQL statement for many scenarios can be incredibly difficult, if not impossible. To help solve this problem, we have included several JQL which help solve some of those difficult situations.

    Designing the perfect workflow is tough. This plugin provides some conditions and post functions which will help make it a little bit easier.

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    JIRA Essentials is a collection of bulk operations, JQL Functions, Workflow Conditions, and Workflow Post-Functions which will make your life easier.

    This collection will continue to grow as more people use it. If there is something you would like to see added, please let us know and we'll work on it.

    Here's what is currently in the collection. Please see the plugin's documentation for a more detailed description of each item.

    Bulk Operations

    • Add Watchers - Our solution to JRA-15324.
    • Edit Resolution - Our solution to JRA-7302.
    • Update Components - Our solution to JRA-36427.
    • Update Due Date - Our solution to JRA-16366.

    JQL Functions

    • WithAttachments (JIRA version 6.2 and later)
    • WithSpecificAttachment (JIRA version 6.2 and later)
    • AssignedToMemberOfGroup
    • CommentedByUser
    • NotUpdatedByAssignee
    • ProjectLeads
    • DisplayNameContains
    • and more...

    Workflow Conditions

    • UpdatedByAssignee

    Workflow Post Functions

    • TransitionParent

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    by Thanh Ly on 2015-10-28
    greate plugin, please update to support JIRA 7
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    Version 1.0.4 JIRA Server 6.0 - 6.3.15 Released 2014-10-06


    New JQL Functions


    Two new JQL functions were added:

    • CommentCount - Searches for all issues with a specific number of comments.
    • SelectExactMatch - Searches for all issues where a specified select field has a specified exact value. Equivalent to an equals search.


    1. Log into your JIRA instance as an admin.
    2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Atlassian Marketplace. The Manage add-ons screen loads.
    3. Click Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page.
    4. Locate Essentials for Jira via search. The appropriate add-on version appears in the search results.
    5. Click Try free to begin a new trial or Buy now to purchase a license for Essentials for Jira. You're prompted to log into MyAtlassian. Essentials for Jira begins to download.
    6. Enter your information and click Generate license when redirected to MyAtlassian.
    7. Click Apply license. If you're using an older version of UPM, you can copy and paste the license into your JIRA instance.

    To find older Essentials for Jira versions compatible with your instance, you can look through our version history page.

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