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Add, assign, and delete project categories

As a Jira administrator, you can create project categories so your team can view work across related projects in one place. Your team can use categories in advanced search, filters, reports, and more. Note that project categories cannot be used to create project hierarchies (such as parent projects).

How to create a project category

  1. Choose the Jira icon >  > Projects.

  2. Select Project categories

  3. Below the list of existing project categories, enter a name and description. 

  4. Click Add.

How to assign a project category

  1. Go to your project and click Project settings

  2. From the sidebar, select Details.

  3. Select a project category and click Save details

How to delete a project category

  1. Choose the Jira icon >  > Projects.

  2. Select Project categories.

  3. Select the category you want to delete and click Delete.

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