Can a subtask be created for a subtask?

Does jira has this feature?

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Warren Levy Community Champion Nov 23, 2017

No, that is not possible, as far as I know

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Paulo Hennig Atlassian Team Nov 23, 2017

Hi Abdus, 
In addition to Warren's response, the reason why this is not possible is due to the hierarchy of the application as Project > Issue > Sub-task

You can also have multiples stories linked to an epic and have sub-tasks on stories, but this is more like an Agile concept, so if you want to have additional information about that, I'd recommend you to take a look at the article below:

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No. Levels are limited to 2 (issues and sub-tasks).


There is an add-on called Structure which was developed to overcomes this the two-level-only design decision (limitation). It is "wildly popular", so may be useful for you, too.

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