How can we block the pop-up of create issue from the issue drop down?

On clicking on Issue navigator, it gives some options like : search for issues, create issue, manage filters etc.

The create issue option is opening up a pop-up. We are using some java script and that stops functioning on pop-up screens. We have impleneted the blocking of pop-up from top - right most "Create Issue". As the Issue navigator contains the hidden field having the option of Create Issue, we are not able to block that.

Any quick help will be appreciated.



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We can hide the create issue.This can be done. You need to create a plugin and you need to add some java script code. With the above you can hide the create issue.I will post the code below.This is just a example to hide the create issue button, you can add more logic if you want.

jQuery(document).ready(function($) {
    JIRA.bind(JIRA.Events.NEW_CONTENT_ADDED, function (e,context) {
    function hideFunction(){

your atlassian-plugin.xml will look like this

<web-resource key="hidecreateissue-js" name="createissue">
        <description>show or hide create issue in menu
        <resource name="hidecreateissue.js" type="download"
            location="templates/js/hidecreateissue.js" />

Hope this helps

didn't work for me.


Can you post me a screen shot to help you ?


Swati Sneha

Thanks for the screen shot, will tell you what to do in few mins.

Using JIRA 6.1.7, I used the below pasted into the Announcement Banner to disable the Issues>Create issues popup.

AJS.$("#find_link").live("click", "#issues_new_issue_link", function(){
   AJS.$("#issues_new_issue_link").live("mousedown", "#issues_new_issue_link_lnk", function(){      AJS.$('#issues_new_issue_link').removeClass('create-issue'); 

Tried this in my banner announcement based on the above. No luck. Not working for me in JIRA 6.4.


<script type="text/javascript">
(function($) {
AJS.$("#find_link").live("click", "#issues_new_issue_link", function(){
   AJS.$("#issues_new_issue_link").live("mousedown", "#issues_new_issue_link_lnk", function(){      AJS.$('#issues_new_issue_link').removeClass('create-issue');


Ideas? Thanks. --Dave Luke

Does this also require a custom plug-in, like in the original recommendation?

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