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Is it possible to create a branch in Github from jira issue ?

Hello Team,


I am looking for an option or for a script that would create a branch in Github from a jira issue without using any add-on.

Thanks in Advance,

Venkatesh Pettem

1 answer

There are two ways to do this in Jira without an add on.

  1. Is to add triggers in workflows that would connect to a webhook to the repository in github. 
  2. Use jira automation tool and create branch from a specific status, or manual trigger. Jira automation tool has trigger that could create a branch in many different ways with condition based on your needs in the dev process and or for you workflow. 

In short this will depend on your need which way you choose to apply the creation of a branch from Jira to github. 

Workflows will be a little more work to make this happen and knowledge of Jira but can be a more for sure way. 

Automation for Jira is an easier way to apply this. Little more flexible done with automation and can be changed much easier if your process changes. 

Hi Aaron Geister

We already have Automation for jira  plugin for our Jira Data Center version 8.13.13 .

Could you please provide the steps to integrate with Github Enterprice and steps to to create branch(create branch option) from jira issue view screen in github.


Thanks In Advance.

Like Aaron Geister likes this

@Venkatesh Here is a link to connect Github Entp:

Here is how to create an automation with workflow for creating a branch:

Here is how to create a branch with Automation for Jira:

and a video you can follow to do the same thing by Ravi Sagar one of my favorite community helpers. Hope this all helps.

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