The new Jira issue view

We're in the process of redesigning one of Jira Cloud's key components—the issue view. Log in or create an account at the top-right of this page, then click Watch at the top-right to be notified about the latest goodies we're adding to the new issue view.

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Latest updates


  • Press W to watch and unwatch issues: Speed up your workflow with a handy new keyboard shortcut. Press W when viewing an issue to quickly watch or unwatch it, just like in Confluence. When you watch issues, Jira notifies you when someone comments or updates other issue details.
    To make sure the right people are notified of issue updates, click the  at the top-right of an issue to see and manage the list of watchers.


  • View Confluence page links: Copy and paste the issue link onto a Confluence page and a link to the page automatically appears on the issue, giving you all the context you need.
    Coming soon: Manually add links to related Confluence pages.

Software and business projects

  • See the work log: See the amount of time spent and each work log entry. Click the Comments drop-down menu and choose Work log to get started. If you don't see this just yet, it won't be long! We're progressively releasing this to you over the next couple of weeks. Also coming soon: Edit and delete work log entries.
  • Issue layout configuration: Project admins, speed up work for you and your team. Choose the fields to show on issues and set their order. Go to Project settings > Issue layout to start configuring, or choose ••• > Configure when viewing an issue. Take a look at Configure field layout in the issue view for more information.

Read more about the changes in the new issue view for your Jira Cloud products:

Last modified on Mar 26, 2019

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