Documentation for JIRA 4.2. Documentation for other versions of JIRA is available too.

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The JIRA: News gadget displays recent Atlassian news about JIRA.

What does it look like?

The JIRA: News gadget should appear as follows on the dashboard:

Adding the JIRA: News gadget to your Dashboard

  1. Go to your JIRA dashboard and click 'Add Gadget'.
  2. The 'Gadget Directory' will appear. Locate the 'JIRA: News' gadget and click the 'Add it Now' button. Then click the 'Finished' button at the bottom of the Gadget Directory.
To move the gadget to a different position on the dashboard, simply drag-and-drop. You can also change the look and behaviour of the gadget.