Release Notes

Welcome to Easy Issue Templates Release Notes!

Maximize your efficiency in Jira with Easy Issue Templates - designed to streamline issue creation and ensure project consistency. Here, you'll find concise updates on our latest features, improvements, and fixes. Stay ahead with each release and make your project management effortless.

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Easy Issue Template for Data Center. Jun 13, 2024

Platform: Data Center

Version: 2.2.5

Release notes:

Fixed “Project field is required” bug. The message was shown while creating an issue from template in project, that has over 50 custom fields set to be shown on Create issue screen.

Easy Issue Template for Cloud. Mar 19, 2024

Platform: Cloud

Version: 3.0.28-AC

Release notes:

New Variable Description attribute . Example:<<Employee Name*: Enter full name of the employee>>

Fixed Support “Tempo Account” field on the Create flow

Improved Infrastructure and storage robustness

Easy Issue Template for Data Center. Mar 11, 2024

Platform: Data Center

Version: 2.2.3

Fixed Support instances with disabled subtasks

Easy Issue Template for Data Center. Mar 7, 2024

Platform: Data Center

Version: 2.2.2

Release notes:

Fixed The ability to save template while the system Epic field renamed due to instance localization

Easy Issue Template for Data Center. Feb 6, 2024

Platform: Data Center

Version: 2.2.0

Release notes:

NewTemplate Scoping

Various fixes and improvements

Release Notes

  • New Improved template scoping options, enabling restriction to designated projects.

  • New Template filtering based on context and scope during application.

  • New Added a preview of the description field on the Template editing interface.

  • Fixed Fixed an issue where applying a template caused a "Cannot read properties of undefined (reading 'status')" error.

  • ImprovedImprovements to the UI/UX of the template editing form for a better user experience.

3.0.25 Jira Cloud. Jan 30, 2024

What's new

Description field preview

Release Notes

  • When editing a Template, you can now preview the Description field. This feature allows users to see the actual appearance of the Description in the created issue, rather than just the basic markup format.

  • Also, we've included a handy link to the Formatting Notation Help for your convenience.

3.0.21 Jira Cloud. Nov 28, 2023

What's new in version 3.0.21-AC

Enhanced scoping for templates, allowing them to be limited to specific projects

Release notes

  • Various UI/UX improvements in template editing and form functionality.

  • Enhanced scoping for templates, allowing them to be limited to specific projects.

  • Filtering templates according to context and scope when applying them.

  • Set minimum page height (workaround for the "AP.sizeToParent() doesn't take the entire page" bug

  • Library updates

3.0.20 Jira Cloud. Nov 7, 2023

  • Implement support of label selection through the Manage Template form

  • Support of Hierarchy Level 2 (Initiative) for Advanced Roadmap integration


2.0.0 Jira Data Center. Oct 4, 2023

A new generation of Easy Jira Issue Templates for Data Center

  • Improved UX

  • Epic templates support

  • Variables support

  • Manage Template field's scope

  • Extended Jira versions' compatibility

3.0.10 Jira Cloud. Jul 20, 2023

Template Management page UI/UX improvements

  • Ability to find templates by name and/or issue type

  • Sorting templates by Issue Type

3.0.9 Jira Cloud. Jul 19, 2023

UI/UX improvements

  • Ability to find templates by name and type, filter matching the issue type in the Apply Template dialog

  • Improved Project and Template search in the New Issue dialog

3.0.6 Jira Cloud. Jul 14, 2023

Onboarding and zero-state improvements

Added ability to create templates:

  • On the Templates Management page

  • On the Get Started page

  • In the New Issue and Apply Template dialogs when there are no templates

3.0.1 Jira Cloud. Jul 10, 2023

UI/UX Improvements

  • Simplified template selection when creating new issues

  • Added creation of sub/child tasks after pre-filling new issues

  • Added tree of created issues

  • Moved template variables to a separate step

  • Added ability to move back to each step or start over when creating issues

  • Added ability to navigate to any of created issues of any hierarchy level

  • Added ability to Apply templates of various issue types

  • Other minor UI/UX improvements

1.8.26 Jira Cloud. Sep 9, 2022

  • Fixed order of child/sub-tasks

  • Improved order of Variables display

1.8.21 Jira Cloud. Aug 5, 2022

  • Added: Ability to copy a template issue in order to extend the existing template instead of making a new one

  • Fixed: Hide unsuccessful issue creation error messages on the next try

1.8.18 Jira Cloud May 27, 2022

  • Added child tasks' tree for better navigation while managing templates

  • Added an ability to Edit/Delete child/subtasks in Manage Template tree

1.8.13-AC Jira Cloud Mar 13, 2022

Project Admins now can manage the templates!

If you are Project Administrator - go to Project Settings → Apps → Easy Templates

Manage templates: change templates’ fields, scope, delete, copy templates from there.


1.8.10-AC Jira Cloud Jan 25, 2022

  • Added ability to fill Variables while Applying template and various improvements.

Now, after while choosing a template in flow - you can fill variables.

1.8.2-AC Jira Cloud Oct 26, 2021

1.8.1-AC Jira Cloud Apr 8, 2021 

1.8.0-AC Jira Cloud Jan 21, 2021 

  • Fixed: Epic Template structure was not complete

  • Fixed: Child items were saved in reversed order

  • Improved: Pre-select current project when creating a template

1.6.0-AC Jira Cloud Oct 1, 2020 

Epic Templates support

  • Implemented support for Epic → Task → Subtask template hierarchy (aka deep Epic Clone)

  • Improved Templates & scope management

  • Fixed a few minor issues

Available on Jira Cloud only!


Create a structure with Epic with child Issues and related Subtasks. Save it as a template.

Now you are able to create a new Epic from the Template having all child Issues & Subtasks automatically created!

1.1.1 Jira Server and Data Center May 9, 2020 

  • ​Fix error "Number value expected as the Sprint id error" while saving a template from Scrum related issue

1.1.0 Jira Server and Data Center Apr 12, 2020 

  • Fixed an issue with using Easy Templates and DEISER Profields addon on the same instance

1.5.17-AC Jira Cloud Mar 1, 2020 

​Skip disabled template fields while applying a template.

1.5.16-AC Jira Cloud Jan 7, 2020 

​Fixed typeahead on Template selection form

1.5.15-AC Jira Cloud Dec 18, 2019 

Improved Templates Management

  1. Removed selection of optional fields while template saving

  2. Added ability to Edit more than “Summary” and “Description”

  3. Added ability to switch fields on/off


    1. While new issue creation - disabled fields will be ignored

    2. Check “Understanding of disabling Template field” section

  5. Added validation on New Issue creation

  6. Fixed saving of Subtasks assignees

Check the Enabling template fields. Cloud for a better understanding of the new template editing functionality!

Note: this is a beta feature. Please report any problems you may encounter while templates management and issue creation.

1.5.14-AC Jira Cloud Sep 25, 2019 

Allow Closing New Issue dialog with a button when nothing is selected

1.5.11-AC Jira Cloud Sep 22, 2019 

  • Fixed 32KB limit on Template creation that was caused by big list of subtasks

  • Introduced own backend to work with templates faster

  • Template editing will be limited as currently, it lacks the validations required to guarantee its integrity and causes issues in some situations.

    • This limitation is not related to storage changes. It's a temporary, improved version will be released as soon as possible.

  • Removed Easy Templates actions under Glance View and Quick Access button as Atlassian has fixed an issue why we had to introduce that view in version v1.5.8-AC Jira Cloud 17 Aug 2019 

v1.5.8-AC Jira Cloud Aug 17, 2019 

After previous release we've decided to change "Easy Templates Actions" location so they don't take central panel space.

  • Templates Actions moved to Issue Glance View (for New Jira UX)

  • "Save Template", "Apply Template" actions available on a right side bar


v1.5.6-AC Jira Cloud Aug 13, 2019 

  • Change "Save/Apply templates flow" to fix the issue of not receiving context parameters from Jira

  • Use the quick add menu in Jira Issue to show "Easy Templates" action buttons.

v1.0.22 Jira Server May 17, 2019 

  • Added support of PCF-Single Autocomplete Fields from Power Custom Fields add-on

    • Fields can be saved in a template

    • Fields will be filled automatically while new issue creation from template

v1.0.21 Jira Server, v1.5.4-AC Jira Cloud May 5, 2019 

  • Added: Set the current user as a reporter when creating from a template. Ignore reporter value saved in template

v1.5.3-AC Jira Cloud Apr 30, 2019 

  • Compatibility with Jira Cloud REST API GDPR changes

v1.0.20 Jira Server Apr 10, 2019

  • Fixed issue creation from the template on IE

  • Fixed navigation from the dashboard on IE

v1.0.19 Jira Server, v1.5.1-AC Jira Cloud Mar 24, 2019

  • Fixed saving Templates in Service Desk projects

  • Fixed applying Account from Tempo Timesheet add-on to the created issue

v1.0.16 Jira Server Mar 22, 2019

  • Fixed showing Apply dialog on Issues Search

v1.5.0-AC Jira Cloud Mar 21, 2019 

  • Minor bugfixes

  • removed not required permission scope

v1.4.0-AC Jira Cloud Mar 20, 2019 

  • Minor bugfixes

  • Added ability to create subtasks via Apply flow

v1.0.14 Jira Server Mar 12, 2019

  • Fixed creation of subtasks which contains required fields

v1.0.10 Jira Server Mar 4, 2019

  • Added ability for non-admins to create a new issue from the template

  • Fixed issue with subtasks creation via Apply flow

Known issue: non-admin Users have access to Manage Templates section but can't save the changes

v1.0.4 Jira Server Feb 25, 2019

Minor bugs fixed and bundle size optimized.

Jira Server Released! v1.0.0 . Feb 10, 2019

1.3.8 Apply Template Jan 14, 2019 

Read more: Apply Template

1.3.7 Prefill "Create Issue" form with Template's data Jan 12, 2019 

Use this flow if you need to correct or add more details to your issue prior to creation!

Please note: sub-tasks won't be auto-created with this approach

Step 1. Open "Templates" from sidebar and click "Prefill New Issue"
Step 2. Go to "Create Issue" screen and add necessary details
Step 3. Click "Create" and get to the new item!

Read more on Create Issue from Template

1.3.6 Save Component per sub-task View Jan 8, 2019 

1.3.5 Support next-gen projects Jan 7, 2019 

1.3.4 Minor version update Jan 7, 2019 

1.3.3 Pre-select project while new issue creation Jan 6, 2019 

1.3.2 Minor bugfixes Dec 9, 2018 

1.3.1 Select optional fields to save Dec 1, 2018 

1.3.0 Required Scope Changes Nov 22, 2018