AJAX call to create issue gets 403 error, but Postman POST request works Edited

Tim Lee I'm New Here Nov 26, 2017


I'm trying to create an issue using the REST API. I am able to create issues using basic authentication with Postman.

However  using a button that runs an AJAX call gets me a 403. 

$(document).ready(function() {
$("button").click(function() {
type: "POST",
url: "https://mysite.atlassian.net/rest/api/2/issue",
dataType: "JSON",
username: "username",
password: "password",
contentType: "application/json",
"fields": {
"project": {
"key": "TEST"
"summary": "LOL work.",
"issuetype": {
"name": "Bug"
"description": "One more thing to decide if it really worked"

The code above uses the same username and password as my Postman call, which produces a ticket. Any thoughts?

Some other details:

  • I am also using the CORS Chrome Extension plugin to avoid CORS issues.
  • I am the administrator on the account so accessibility shouldn't be an issue
  • I also tried using 'headers' within the AJAX body

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