Linking a Confluence Page to an Epic

If you have linked your JIRA instance to a Confluence instance, you can create and/or link Confluence pages to your epics via JIRA Agile. For example, you may want to link your epic to a specification or design document in Confluence.

Before you begin:

Screenshot: Linked pages for an epic


Creating a new linked Confluence page for an epic

... in the Backlog

  1. Navigate to the Backlog for your board.
  2. If the Epics panel is not shown at the left of the screen, select Tools > Show Epic Panel.
  3. In the Epics panel, hover over the epic then click the triangle at the left of the epic name to display the epic details.
  4. Click Linked pages at the bottom of the epic details in the Epics panel.

Note, you cannot create a new linked Confluence page when viewing an epic in JIRA, although you can link an existing Confluence page (see instructions below).

Linking an existing Confluence page to an epic

... in the Backlog

  1. Navigate to the Backlog for your board.
  2. If the Epics panel is not shown at the left of the screen, select Tools > Show Epic Panel.
  3. In the Epics panel, hover over the epic then click the triangle at the left of the epic name to display the epic details.
  4. Click Linked pages at the bottom of the epic details in the Epics panel.
  5. Click Link page, search for the page you want and select it.

... when viewing the epic in JIRA

  1. View the issue/story in JIRA.
  2. Click the "+" at the end of the Issue Links heading.
  3. Click the Confluence Page tab in the dialog and enter the details for the page you want to link to.

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