Adding new issue operations

In this recipe, we will look at adding new operations to an issue. The existing issue operations include EditIssue, CloneIssue, and so on, but most of the time people tend to look for similar operations with variations or entirely new operations that they can perform on an issue.

Prior to JIRA 4.1, the issue operations were added using the Issue Operations Plugin Module ( But since JIRA 4.1, new issue operations are added using the Web Item Plugin Module (

A WebItem plugin module is a generic module that is used to define links in various application menus. One such menu ...

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