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How do I add labels to a Jira through javascript? Edited

I am trying to make a google extension that will add labels when you click one button. It is also supposed to add a subtask as well. I am stuck at the point where I do not know how to get the labels to be applied to the page.


"name":"Jira Extension",
"description":"Allow for quick access to changing SD and TA",
"browser_action": {
"default_icon": "icon.png",
"default_popup": "popup.html"
"persistents": false,
"scripts": ["background.js"]


<input id="scYes" class="submit" type="submit" name="scyes" value="SC Yes">
<input id="scNo" class="submit" type="submit" name="scno" value="SC Yes">


window.onload = function(){
document.getElementById('scYes').onclick = function(){
var label = '{ "labels" :["Sd_reviewed", "Ta-reviewed", "Reviewed", "Functional"] }';
var myObj = JSON.parse(label);
document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = myObj.labels;
document.getElementById('scNo').onclick = function(){
var test = '{ "labels" :["Reviewed", "Technical"] }';
var myObj = JSON.parse(test);
document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = myObj.labels;

The scYes is simply a button to confirm that the user would like to add the labels. I am not very experience with Json or Javascript 

2 answers

Hi @Devi Foskett , did you figure this out?

Here's how I did it


// ==UserScript==
// @name Jira autolabel
// @namespace jira
// @version 0.1
// @description Add label when creating JIRA issue automatically
// @author Gabriel Ostrolucký
// @match*
// @icon
// @require
// @require

// @run-at document-end
// ==/UserScript==

const autoLabel = 'sep-cdn-and-environments';

waitForKeyElements('#labels', (el) => {
if ($('#project').val() !== '24000') {

el.append(jQuery(`<option value="${autoLabel}" selected="selected" />`));
$('#labels-multi-select .representation .items').append(jQuery(`
<li id="item-row-1" class="item-row" role="option">
<button type="button" tabindex="-1" class="value-item">
<span class="value-text">${autoLabel}</span>
<em class="item-delete" onclick="
$('#labels-multi-select .representation .items #item-row-1').remove();

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