Learn how to set up Jira Software Cloud and integrate it with other products and applications.
Learn how to configure your Jira Software Cloud company-managed projects to suit your agile development processes.
Learn how to create, search, and work with issues in software projects, manage your profile, and more.
Learn how to get started, enable features, and manage and administer team-managed projects.
Search for issues, navigate to your work, use advanced search, and work with your search results.
Plan and view work across multiple teams, projects, and releases using Plans.
Issue types distinguish different types of work in unique ways. They help you identify, categorize, and report on your team’s work across your Jira site. Learn more about issue types.
In team-managed projects, issue types are the primary container for your work. An issue type defines a type of task by capturing relevant information in its unique fields. Jira bounds any custom fields you add to the project. You can't share them with other projects on your Jira site. Learn more about team-managed issue fields.
In company-managed projects, issue types act as labels that help sort and report on tasks. Issue types help Jira admins piece together other settings in mappings called "schemes". For example, Jira admins can map custom fields to a project's issues through an "issue screen scheme". Usually, Jira admins share these fields across many projects on your Jira site. Learn more about issue screens.
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