How To Create Jira In Jira Board

Jira, created by Atlassian, is a useful project management tool designed to enhance team coordination. It is essential for project planning, tracking progress, releasing software, and generating reports. Today’s blog will focus on the steps to create a Jira issue on a Jira board.


  • You should have a Jira account.
  • Appropriate permissions to create a Jira issue.

Creating a Jira issue

Creating a Jira issue involves a few easy steps. Let’s dive into the process:

Step 1: Open your Jira Board

Start by logging into your Jira account. Once you’re logged in, find and select the project you want to create an issue for from the dropdown menu. From the project’s sidebar, select the ‘Board’ option.

Step 2: Click on ‘Create’

Once you’re on the project board, look for the ‘Create’ button on the top navigation bar and click on it.

Step 3: Fill in the Issue Details

Upon clicking ‘Create’, a form will appear where you can input the details of your issue. This typically includes:

  • Issue Type: The issue type could be a Bug, Story, Task, etc.
  • Summary: A brief summary of the issue for easy identification.
  • Description: A more detailed explanation of the issue.
  • Assignee: The person responsible for handling the issue.

Step 4: Click on ‘Create’

Once you have filled the form, click on the ‘Create’ button at the bottom of the form. Your Jira issue will be created and added to the project board.


And there you have it! You now know how to create a Jira issue on a Jira board. Remember, the goal is to make project management tasks as efficient as possible. Jira does a great job at this by allowing you to create, track, and manage your project issues all in one place.

Keep exploring Jira and leverage its full potential to make your project management cycles smooth and efficient. Happy project managing!