In JIRA, you can see that the user details are formatted with the full name and a link to the user's profile within the application. For example, when the issues are displayed in the issue navigator, the assignee and reporter are displayed as follows:
And you can see that the link points to the profile page.
But what if we want to change how the user details are displayed? Say, if we want to display the user avatar alongside the user details? Or, if we want to display their usernames with an external link, such as a link to the user's Twitter profile?
JIRA provides the User Format plugin module to serve this ...