Using dashboard gadgets

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About gadgets

Gadgets display summaries of Jira project and issue data on the dashboard. You can customize gadgets to display project and issue details relevant to particular users. 

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Adding Atlassian gadgets to external websites

You can also add Atlassian gadgets to compatible external websites, like iGoogle. For instructions on how to do this, refer to Adding an Atlassian Gadget to iGoogle and Other Web Sites.

Pre-installed gadgets

Jira provides a set of standard gadgets out-of-the-box:



Activity Stream Gadget

Displays a summary of your recent activity.

Administration Gadget

Displays checklist of common administration tasks and links to administrative functions and documentation.

Assigned To Me Gadget

Displays all open issues in all projects assigned to the user who views the dashboard.

Average Age Gadget

Displays a bar chart of the average number of days that issues have been unresolved.

Bamboo Charts Gadget *

Displays charts and plan statistics from a Bamboo server.

Bamboo Plan Summary Chart Gadget *

Displays a graphical summary of a build plan.

Bamboo Plans Gadget *

Displays a list of all plans on a Bamboo server, and each plan's current status.

Bugzilla ID Search Gadget

Allows the user to search all Jira issues for references to Bugzilla IDs.

Calendar Gadget *

Shows issues and versions in a calendar format based on their due date. Calendars can be based on an issue filter or on a project.

Clover Coverage Gadget *

Displays the Clover coverage of plans from a particular Bamboo server.

Created vs Resolved Gadget

Displays a difference chart of the issues created vs resolved over a given period.

Crucible Charts Gadget *

Displays various charts showing statistical summaries of code reviews.

Favorite Filters Gadget

Displays a list of the favorite filters for the user viewing the dashboard.

If your Jira instance has many users and favorite filters, this gadget might cause JIRA to be slower than usual.

Filter Results Gadget

Displays the results of an issue filter.

FishEye Charts Gadget *

Displays two charts showing showing statistics about a sourcecode repository.

FishEye Recent Changesets Gadget *

Displays a number of recent changesets from a FishEye repository.

In Progress Gadget

Displays all issues that are in progress and assigned to the user viewing the dashboard.

Introduction Gadget

Displays a configurable introduction message on the dashboard.

Issue Statistics Gadget

Displays the collection of issues returned from a filter, broken down by a field.

Pie Chart Gadget

Displays issues from a project or issue filter, grouped by a statistic type, in pie-chart format. Issues can be grouped by any statistic type (e.g. Status, Priority, Assignee, etc).

Projects Gadget

Display information and filters related to a project(s).

Quick Links Gadget

Displays useful links to issues associated with the current user.

Recently Created Issues Gadget

Displays a bar chart of the rate at which issues are created, as well as how many of those issues are resolved.

Resolution Time Gadget

Displays a bar chart of the average resolution time (in days) of resolved issues.

Road Map Gadget

Shows versions which are due for release within a specified period of time, and a summary of progress made towards completing the issues in those versions.

Text Gadget *

Displays configurable text on the dashboard.

Time Since Issues Gadget

Displays a bar chart of the number of issues that something has happened to within a given time period. The 'something has happened' is based on a date field that you choose, such as 'Created', 'Updated', 'Due', 'Resolved' or a custom field.

Two Dimensional Filter Statistics Gadget

Displays tabular data based on a filter.

Voted Gadget

Shows issues for which you have voted.

Watched Gadget

Shows issues you are watching.

*This gadget is only available if you have installed/configured the relevant app.

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For more ideas, see the big list of all Atlassian gadgets.

Extension gadgets

Other gadgets are available as apps on the Atlassian Marketplace. To use these apps, install and enable them.

Creating new gadgets

You can create new gadgets by writing an descriptor file, packaged as an Atlassian app. See Developing Gadgets for more information.

Related topics

The big list of Atlassian gadgets

Last modified on Oct 7, 2022

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