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    for JIRA Server 7.0.0 - 7.2.6 and more versions
    Versions available for JIRA Server 6.0 - 6.4.14
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    This add-on is compatible with the clustering and high-availability capabilities of our products.

    Inform your community with confidence. Flexible feature-rich notifications (Scheduling, Acknowledgements, Delegation). → See Video

    Inform your community with confidence. Flexible feature-rich notifications (Scheduling, Acknowledgements, Delegation). → See Video

    Create announcements quickly and easily

    Let project administrators create announcements

    Track acknowledgements at a glance or in detail

    Give a name, content and type (full page, banner or dialog) and hit save. Your announcement goes into immediate effect!

    Got sensitive projects?Let the project administrators in on the fun and let them configure their own announcements.

    Easily view all of the active announcements and how much of your user base has acknowledged them. If you need more information - chose the full report option.

    More details

    You no longer have to wonder if you managed to notify all of your registered users about critical information! Announcer for JIRA handles all the heavy lifting.

    Configure your announcements

    An easy-to-use administration panel lets you configure title and contents of in-system announcement pages. We've also added tons of options including multiple announcement types and more advanced options such as delayed announcements, space and group targeting and more.

    Keep track of acknowledgements

    Our admin panel lets you know how many of your registered users have acknowledged your announcement and how long they spent reading it. For more detail, check out our helpful report on each announcement to see exactly who has acknowledged it and who hasn't!

    Empower your project admins

    Enable your project admins to inform their users of upcoming events or other info that affects their project, all without any coding!

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    User reviews

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    by Yvan Le Texier on 2015-12-08
    Any information about compatibility with JIRA Service Desk ? No message is displayed for users in customer Portal
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    by Hsiang Lee on 2015-11-18
    I never thought announcing stuff would be so handful with this Add-on, we use Hipchat, Confluence, and Jira internally and I always find announcing some announcement inside Hipchat is pretty inefficient and not everyone will noticed it, after adding this one, I could create announcement with either simple HTML or markdown, everyone will be notified and I could even know who checked in, while I will be worry free if we have any miscommunication. Oh we are using Jira 7 and seems everything is fine ;)
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    by Sorin Sbarnea (Citrix) on 2014-07-10
    This a really useful plugin but in the last 2 months we had serious problems with it because it does perform HTTP redirects instead of injecting the messages into normal JIRA pages. Due to this we had problems broken integrations, now I did break jira 6.3, we bought it but it seems that in the last month we had to keep it disabled most of the time. Clearly it needs some refactoring to prevent these kind of accidents.
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    Wittified Atlassian Add-ons (an Appfire company)

    Hi Sorin, We sincerely apologize for the issues you have had. We are actively refactoring the plugin to move away from redirects and deal differently with the need the redirects filled. We had done initial preparations for JIRA 6.3, but commit to releasing a fully compatible version, refactoring included, within 14 days of the JIRA 6.3 release (in just under two weeks).
    by Adolfo Casari on 2014-05-27
    Is it possible to include an announcement in the create issue screen of a Project (top of the screen)? My use case is a helpdesk and I want to make announcements when users create tickets. Thanks!
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    Wittified Atlassian Add-ons (an Appfire company)

    At this moment in time this functionality is not in the product but I have opened https://wittified.atlassian.net/browse/ANNOUNCE-74 for us to look into the feasibility of it. /Daniel, Wittified LLC
    by Peter Scheidt on 2014-04-03
    Very nice and helpfull, good support so far, hope they keep up the steady development pace :-)
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    Versions

    Version 2.3.5-7x JIRA Server 7.0.0 - 7.2.6 Released 2016-02-10

    Summary

    Cache invalidation and other fixes

    Details

    This release fixes:

    • An issue where the Cache may not be properly invalidated when disabling an announcement.
    • An erroneous log message may appear from the add-on in certain cases (this has been removed).
    • In some situations the dialog button may show "null" instead of the default text. This has been resolved.

    Installation

    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 Announcer 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 Announcer for JIRA. You're prompted to log into MyAtlassian. Announcer 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 Announcer for JIRA versions compatible with your instance, you can look through our version history page.

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