Set up your site

You'll need your own JIRA Core Cloud site for this tutorial. If you haven't got one yet, don't worry, we'll take you through the process below.

If you have a JIRA Core Cloud site already, but have not set it up yet, skip to the Set up step.

Sign up for a JIRA Core Cloud site 

Signing up for JIRA Core Cloud will provide you with a fully-functional JIRA Core Cloud site. 

  1. Go to the JIRA Core Cloud sign-up page and get your free trial.
  2. Complete the sign-up steps. The credentials you enter here will be the administrator credentials you need to sign in later on.
  3. Grab a quick coffee (or tea) because it will take about 10 minutes for your JIRA Core Cloud site to be created. 

Set up your new site

Open your site in your browser (e.g. and log in as the administrator.

We're going to change the site logo and color scheme. If you've already done this, click Next, below.

  1. Select > System
  2. Scroll down to the User Interface section and select Look and feel
  3. Choose a logo image file or URL to upload. Note that this logo will appear in the top left corner of your site.
  4. Select Upload Logo. Your logo will be uploaded and the the color scheme for your site will be automatically updated to match the logo color scheme. You can manually change your color scheme in the Colors section of this page. 
  5. Scroll down to the Date/Time Formats section to select your preferred format. We'll keep the other look and feel settings the same for now. 

Success! You now have a new JIRA Core Cloud site set up. Now, let's create a project for your team. 

Last modified on Jul 27, 2017

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