No option to re-enable Project Navigation Sidebar in JIRA 7.0.x

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Platform Notice: Server and Data Center Only - This article only applies to Atlassian products on the server and data center platforms.


After upgrading to JIRA 7.0, the project navigation sidebar is hidden but here's no option to enable/disable it under the User profile menu.

With project navigation option enabledWith project navigation option disabled


User has disabled the project navigation sidebar prior to JIRA 7 upgrade.


  1. Log in as an administrator.
  2. Go to [BASE-URL]/secure/SiteDarkFeatures!default.jspa
  3. Disable com.atlassian.jira.projects.ProjectCentricNavigation.Switch
  4. Go back to the affected project. The sidebar should be visible now.

Last modified on May 3, 2017

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