Associating a new screen with issue operations — When you spend some quality time creating a new screen with custom fields, you want to make people use it. This quick and dirty how-to helps make your screen implementation dreams come true!
Using Project Level Security with Project Roles — This tutorial provides a step-by-step guide for creating project roles and using them in an issue security scheme. We recommend creating a test project and two test users for this tutorial.
Letting customers only create issues — This page describes a minor JIRA modification which redirects users to an arbitrary page after creating issues (and potentially other operations). It is mainly of interest to JIRA Professional and Standard users.
Removing invalid characters from XML backups — In older versions of JIRA it was possible to cut & paste text containing control characters into JIRA issue fields. This causes problems, because JIRA's backup format is XML, and XML does not allow for the storage of most control characters .
Running SQL commands in a HSQL database — On rare occasions, one may wish to run raw SQL queries on a JIRA or Confluence database. This page describes how to obtain a SQL console for hsqldb http://hsqldb.sf.net databases, which JIRA and Confluence Standalone editions use by default.