Can I hide project key #

Can I hide project key for some or all projects?

1 answer

1 accepted

0 vote

The project key comes out everywhere - the issue IDs are keyed on it, it's thrown out whenever you're looking at a project or issue, it's embedded in urls and the rest.

So, no, there's no way to "hide" it really.  JIRA effectively stops working if you don't have it, as the users won't really be able to use it at all.

Could you explain what you're trying to achieve though?

 

My users would like to see only the task or Issue description without the key. I don't want to remove the keys but hide them.  

Mmm.  Why?  Of what use is it to remove an easy way to uniquely identify an issue?

Joe Pitt Community Champion Jun 16, 2016

Sometimes users just have to be told no. How would they tell someone which issue they were working on? It is a silly request.

I've had customers ask for this in the past. Best thing is to explain to them why a unique id is so useful and then they realize why it's not a good idea to hide it

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Published yesterday in Jira Software

How large do you think Jira Software can grow?

Hi Atlassian Community! My name is Shana, and I’m on the Jira Software team. One of the many reasons this Community exists is to connect you to others on similar product journeys or with comparabl...

193 views 4 8
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you