JIRA is now available as three separate applications, JIRA Software, JIRA Service Desk, and JIRA Core. For more information on administering these applications, refer to the Administering JIRA Applications documentation.

Tips via Twitter

This page displays a continuously-updated list of tweets from Atlassians and others, giving hints and tips about JIRA issue tracker. Anyone can write a tip and have it show on this page. The live Twitter stream shows recent tweets containing the word 'JIRATips'or the tag '#JIRATips'.

Want to join in? Just tweet with the tag '#JIRATips' somewhere in the text. Then grab a badge for your blog. (smile)


Please be aware that anyone can tweet anything.

Atlassian does not monitor the tips in this Twitter stream. Anyone can tweet anything they like. We display these tips because we believe most people will do the right thing and tweet good tweets. Please check that a tweet is relevant to you before following its advice.

Viewing the Tweets in Twitter

If you prefer, you can view the search in Twitter itself.

Adding a JIRA Tweets Badge to your Blog

Would you like to let other people know that you tweet your JIRA tips? Use the code samples below to add a badge to your blog or another social site.

Choose one of these options to add the badge:

  • Badge only
    Copy the code below and paste it into your blog to include just the badge with a link to this documentation page:

    This is what you will get:

  • Badge and words
    Copy the code below and paste it into your blog to include the badge and some words encouraging other people to tweet too:

    This is what you will get:

    Got a JIRA tip? Tweet it now then see it in the JIRA docs.

Adding your own Tip

Quick guide to tweeting a tip

Just tweet with the word '#JIRATips' somewhere in the text. Your tweet will appear in the Twitter stream on this page.

Would you like to share your information and experiences via Twitter and have your tweet appear on this page? Awesome! Here are the full instructions.

To tweet a JIRA tip,

  1. Go to Twitter.com in your browser.
  2. If you already have a Twitter username, sign in to Twitter now. If you do not have a Twitter username, sign up for one and follow the Twitter instructions to confirm your account details.
  3. Enter your tip into the Twitter text box labelled 'What's happening'. Note that your tip can contain a maximum of 140 characters:
    • Type the words for your tip.
    • If you want people to click through to a web page to see more details about your tip, enter a web address. If the web address is long, you can convert it to a shortened address at bit.ly or one of the other web services that offer URL shortening.
    • Include the key word #JIRATips somewhere in your tweet. This will ensure that your tip appears in the Twitter stream on this documentation page.
  4. Click 'Tweet' to send your tweet.
  5. Refresh this documentation page to see your tweet appear. It may take a few minutes, depending on the volume of tweets that Twitter is handling.
Other Sources of Information

Tips of the Trade
JIRA documentation
Evaluator resources
Atlassian website
Atlassian forums
Atlassian blog
JIRA plugins

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    You need to update your rest API to v1.1, as per the error page that twitter pops up!

    01 Oct 2013
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