JIRA Misc Workflow Extensions for JIRA Data Center

Support for Atlassian Server ends February 2024!

Support for Atlassian Server products (and all apps, including Jira Miscellaneous Workflow Extensions) is ending February 2024. The Data Center platform will still be available.

Are you planning a migration to Jira Cloud? Make sure you don’t lost your JMWE data and configurations in the process! Check out Migrating to Jira Cloud for more information on how to migrate JMWE’s data to the Cloud platform.

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JIRA Server Only!

This documentation is intended for the Jira Misc Workflow Extensions add-on for Jira Server and Data Center. If you are interested in Jira Misc Workflow Extensions for Jira Cloud, please visit this documentation instead.

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Jira administrators often need to implement sophisticated workflows that go beyond the built-in capabilities of Jira. The Jira Misc Workflow Extensions add-on provides extensions that help you to design advanced workflows.

The add-on provides advanced Conditions, Validators and Post-functions to achieve this purpose with no programming skills. You can tailor your Jira workflows to meet your needs and reduce manual user intervention on issues.

For information, visit the Getting started page.

Objective and Scope

The objective of this document is to give you a detailed explanation of how to install and use the add-on. After reading this document, you will be able to install the add-on on your local server, uninstall it (if needed), and customize your Jira workflows using the features provided in the add-on.

This document is intended for Jira administrators. It covers the following sections:

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Getting started

A quick overview of JMWE

Installation guide

Explains how to install and uninstall the add-on

Workflow Extensions

Explains the features of the plugin

JMWE workflow Conditions you can use in your workflow transitions

JMWE workflow Validators you can use in your workflow transitions

JMWE workflow Post-functions you can use in your workflow transitions

How to position JMWE post-functions relative to other post-functions

Explains the type of value expected by post-functions for each field type

Using Groovy with JMWE

Explains how you can use Groovy scripts to further customize your workflows

JMWE administration pages

JMWE Configuration, Groovy script tester

Use Cases

Lists and explains the use cases for the extensions provided by the add-on

Troubleshooting and support for Jira Misc Workflow Extensions

Explains the troubleshooting and support options for JMWE

Release notes

Information about each JMWE for Jira Server version

Documentation conventions

This table below lists the documentation conventions used in this guide.






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Jira Field names and values

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Menu and Sub Menu



Jira Misc Workflow Extensions Plugin

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Block of code

Important information

Tips, warnings, suggestions and additional information

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Internal pages

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External pages

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User created transition/status

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