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Link repositories to a project

This page is for company-managed projects

If the lower-left of your project sidebar says you're in a team-managed project, check out these team-managed project articles instead.

Learn more about the difference between company-managed and team-managed projects.

The Code feature gives you greater visibility of your teams' work by automatically linking and displaying your teams' code repositories in your project.

Enable code for your company-managed software project

Only project admins can enable and disable features on a project.

  1. Navigate to your company-managed software project.

  2. Go to Project Settings Features.

  3. Enable the Code feature.

A new menu item, Code, will be added to the project menu.

Linking your team’s repositories

To use the code feature, you’ll need to connect Jira Software to Bitbucket or any other Source Code Management tools. Learn more about integrating Jira with your development tool.

The Code screen will display a list of the repositories your teams work on that are associated with the current project.

code page

To link repositories to a project, include issue keys in your branch names, commit messages, and pull requests. Learn how to reference issues in your development work and read more about the features available when integrating Jira Software with your development tools.

Code settings

You can navigate to the code settings from the More options (•••) menu on the top-right corner of the page.

code settings

For example, if you have GitHub installed, select Github settings to manage your app integration.

You can also disable the code feature from this menu, which takes you to the Project settings > Features.

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