The Git Integration for Jira app adds two features on the Jira issue developer panel – Create Branch, and Create Pull/Merge Request. For more information about the developer panel, see the Jira Git Integration Developer Panel documentation.
Most git integrations allow changing of the default branch of the repository/project other than
master. This change is reflected in the Repository Settings of the Git Integration for Jira app on the next reindex. Auto-connected integrations support this feature where Git Integration for Jira app gets the default branch from almost all integrations and apply this setting at repository level. For the case with Gerrit, the default main branch is always
Open a Jira issue then on the developer panel, click Create Branch label to create a branch for the selected repository.
For detailed information on this feature, see Creating branches from Jira).
Creating pull/merge requests
Open a Jira issue then on the developer panel, click Create pull/merge request label to create a pull/merge request for the selected repository.
For detailed information on this feature, see Creating pull/merge requests from Jira.
More related articles on integration basics
Connecting to a git host account via Add new integration panel
Connecting to a single git repository (HTTPS | SSH)
Link git commits to Jira issues (Basics)
Creating branches and pull/merge requests (this page)