How to add customs fields with plugins in Jira


I have a plugin that add new custom fields types for Jira (see :

I would like to add some fields of this new custom type when the plugin is installed , what is the correct way to do that ?

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Alexey Matveev Community Champion Nov 27, 2017


You could

1. Implement a bean which is LifecycleAware and then implement onStart event where you would create your custom fields. You can read more here

2. You could set a bean implement InitializingBean, DisposableBean and then in the afterPropertiesSet create your custom fields.

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