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Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By : Ravi Sagar
Book Image

Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By: Ravi Sagar

Overview of this book

Atlassian JIRA 7 is an enterprise issue tracker system. One of its key strengths is its ability to adapt to the needs of an organization, ranging from building software products to managing your support issues. This book provides a comprehensive explanation covering all three components of JIRA 7, such as JIRA Software, JIRA Core, and Jira Service Desk. It shows you how to master the key functionalities of JIRA and its customizations and useful add-ons, and is packed with real-world examples and use cases. You will first learn how to plan for a JIRA 7 installation and fetch data. We cover JIRA reports in detail, which will help you analyze your data effectively. You can add additional features to your JIRA application by choosing one of the already built-in add-ons or building a new one to suit your needs. Then you'll find out about implementing Agile methodologies in JIRA by creating Scrum and Kanban boards. We'll teach you how to integrate your JIRA Application with other tools such as Confluence, SVN, Git, and more, which will help you extend your application. Finally, we'll explore best practices and troubleshooting techniques to help you find out what went wrong and understand how to fix it.
Table of Contents (25 chapters)
Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition
About the Author
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Adding your own CSS

The JIRA administration interface allows you to change the look and feel of various elements in JIRA and to change the default logo. Perform these steps to customize your JIRA interface:

  1. Navigate to Administration | System | Look and feel (under USER INTERFACE).

  2. The first option on this page is to change Logo. Click on the Browse… button and then click on the Upload Logo button to upload your own custom logo:

  3. The second option is to display Site Title, located next to logo. Check the Show Site Title checkbox and click on the Update button:

    You will notice that the name of your instance, which you entered while installing JIRA, will now appear right next to the JIRA logo. In our example, it's Sparxsys JIRA Demo, which now appears next to the JIRA logo:

  4. The third option is to update Favicon, which appears in the browser tab when JIRA is opened. Click on the Browse… button to select the new Favicon image and then click on the Upload Favicon button:

  5. The fourth option is...