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How to browse the JIRA documents?

As nobody is answering my question:

I try to find out what kind of customization I do with JIRA, then I found it's extremely hard to browse the JIRA documents. There is no table of content! All I can do is google to find a wiki page, and from there I still can't find a well organized section about the customization. 

so where can I find all the information about customization, like these workflow transition validator, etc.? all over the place using google?

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Hi @Jirong Hu 

It depends on the kind of customization you want to do, if you want to do some workflow automation you can refer to (


Scheduled Events:

The general Problem with jira core is that it doesn't ahve extensible automation possibilities. If you want for example scripts to do something at a special event you'll need to create an add-on (Documentation here but not recommended:

For this kind of customization I can warmly recommend the app scriptrunner for Jira ( which also has an extensive documentation with a lot of examples (


Thanks for your reply! I found the button at the left upper corner to show the "table of content". Following the links you provided, I start to understand it's organization now.

BTW, the ScriptRunner documents are hard to read too for a beginner.

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