Post functions can be used to automate tasks and ensure consistent data quality by eliminating or at least minimizing human error.
Jira ships with built-in post functions but those are limited. JWT extends that list by offering custom post functions.
Available post functions
Jump right in and configure any of the available post functions listed below. Each post function comes with built-in examples.
If you are just looking for some inspiration, head over to our large use case library and check out our Workflow use cases!
|Post function||Short description||Label|
|Add comment||Add a comment to an issue.|
|Add or disable option in (multi-) select list, radio button, or checkbox field||Add a new option, or disable an existing one in a (multi-) select list, radio button, or checkbox custom field.|
|Add or disable option in cascading select list field||Add a new option, or disable an existing one in a cascading select list custom field.|
|Add or remove watchers||Add or remove watchers based on field values, project roles or groups.|
|Assign to project role||Assign the issue to a specific user in a project role.|
|Copy cascading select list value||Copy the value of a cascading select list field into another field.|
|Copy excerpted value||Copy an excerpt of an issue field using leading and trailing delimiters.|
|Copy field values from linked issues or subtasks||Copy the field values from one or multiple linked issues or sub-tasks. Values can also be aggregated.|
|Copy field values from multiple issues||Copy the field values from one or multiple issues returned by a JQL query or an issue list. Values can also be aggregated.|
|Copy JWT project property||Copy the value of a project property to a field.|
|Copy JWT user property||Copy the value of a user property to a field.|
|Create issue||Create one or multiple issues or sub-tasks.|
|Create issue link||Create one or multiple issue links.|
|Delete issue link||Delete one or multiple issue links.|
|Execute remote action|
|Format field value||Format a field containing text.|
|Log work||Log work on one or multiple issues.|
|Move issue||Move issues to other projects, statuses or types.|
|Regular expression renderer||Replace the substrings of a field value, matching a regular expression, with values from another field.|
|Send email||Send an email with custom content.|
|Set or create JWT project property||Set or optionally create a JWT project property.|
|Set or create JWT user property||Set or optionally create a user property.|
|Transition issue||Transition any issue to any available target status.|
|Update field based on rules||Update a single issue field according to a set of rules.|
|Update linked issue or sub-task||Update one or multiple issue fields in linked issues or sub-tasks.|
|Update or copy field values||Update one or multiple issue fields.|