Is it possible to automatically make a user a follower of all new issues for a specific project?
For example, James is a project manager for Project A but is not considered the Lead. James should be a follower and receive emails for any issue that is created.
Yes, that's possible.
James should be added to a project role in Project A.
After that, ensure that the Notification Scheme set on Project A is configured to send notifications to that project role for the event Issue Created.
An easy way is to create a project role of follower and setup the notification scheme to send emails to that role for everything. Then you can add/delete users from that role as needed.
I have multiple projects that use variations of the same base workflow. The variations depend on the requirements of the project or issue type. The variations mostly come in the form of new statuses ...
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