Epic Templates

We are glad to announce Epic Templates feature in Easy Templates for Jira Cloud! Now you can create Jira issues hierarchy structure that contains multiple nesting levels with only one click!

Either you are working in an agency running a recurring set of tasks for setting up a new Jira project for a new client, or you manage repeating HR tasks for new hires and employees onboarding, or your in tracking update of software projects, Epic templates will drastically simplify your work and obviously will make it much easier!

Moreover, both classic and next-gen projects are supported!

Let's see how it works in detail.

Create an Epic template from Jira Сloud

Create a parent Jira Epic issue. Add as many child issues for Epic issue type or subtasks for Stories, Tasks and other issue types as you want.

Then Save Parent Epic as a Template by navigating to the Issue ellipsis menu → Save template

 

Create Issue from Epic Template in Jira Cloud

Once you need to create a new issue from the template – click “Templates” menu item on a Project left sidebar or “Apps” top Nav bar or by pressing “x” hotkey button.

Choose Project and “Epic” issue type. Then choose an Epic template you need.

After click Create - Epic with all it’s child issues (stories, tasks) and their subtasks will be created instantly!

Manage Epic Templates in Jira Cloud

We’ve also improved Template Management module. Now you can easily navigate between parent and child tasks, change supported field values, and disable those that should not be used in templates making your own template usage scope!