Git Integration for Jira Cloud Documentation

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Jira issue page

If the Git Integration for Jira app is configured and licensed successfully, new tabs are added to each Jira issue.

Some features can be switched on and off via General settings:

  • Jira dashboard menu Apps ➜ Git Integration: Repository browser/Git Integration: Manage Git repositories ➜ General settings (sidebar).

Also, users should be able to see available features in the Jira issue page, namely:

  • Git Roll Up tab

  • Git Commits tab

  • Git Development panel

  • Git Integration panel

Git Roll Up
In this tab, service users will be able to see commit statistics, diff and referenced Jira issues.

Git Commits
In this tab, service users will be able to see commit information such as commit author, changes to source files, as well as viewing the full commit that are associated to the current issue.

Jira Development panel
The Jira Development Panel is located on the right panel of the Jira issue page. In most cases, this panel is intended for developers. This is also a shortcut to viewing list of branches, commits and pull/merge requests.

Git Integration panel
Click to open the Git integration panel and allows service users to create branches and pull/merge requests for selected repositories inside Jira.
This section contains git commits counter and shortcuts to Git Commits and Git Roll Up tabs.

Branches
This feature allows service users to create git branches against the specified repository from inside Jira. The created branches are also displayed as a list.

Ahead and Behind
Represents the number of commits that are ahead/behind the main branch.
These are the deep link shortcuts to view the selected branch in your git host service or in GitKraken git client app.

Pull/Merge Requests
This feature allows service users to create pull/merge request against the specified repository from inside Jira. The created pull/merge requests are also displayed as a list.

Jira user information card

Git Roll Up tab

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