How to disable com.atlassian.jira.darkfeature.CommonHeader


in just installed new 6.0.

now my header is completely messed up..

i enabled com.atlassian.jira.darkfeature.CommonHeader in jira 5.x and after installing 6.0 it looks terrible.

i want to revert the dark feature from previous install. where can i do so?

the key "jira.enabled.dark.features" is empty but i got no clue why the header is broken

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also the dashboar gadgets seem to be messing up...any context i.e. administration Cog will show the menu places behind gadgets...makes it unable to select some entries.. :(

even if i disable the header on that url "/secure/admin/SiteDarkFeatures!Default.jspa" it remains set

JIRA 6 now got the new look and feel feature, the design is very different from JIRA 5.x.

See the release note:

If you using the dark feature in JIRA 5.x, I believe you add the propery:


into your Advanced settings. Try to delete it from Administration » System » General Configuration » Advanced Settings and see it it hleps.

Or maybe give it a try to delete the dark feature in JIRA 5 first, then do upgrade again.

thanks for the comment. i already did this befor...

the problem was that the header was totally damaged after upgrading to 6.0 so my first thought was that maybe activating the commonHeader in 5.2.11 messes up the new design that is shipped in 6.0

it wasn't. even if i disabled the commonHeader it won't help. so the resolution here was...

in Jira 6.0 the file "/opt/atlassian/jira/atlassian-jira/ui/aui-layout/issue-view.less"

differs completely to previous version.

i have made some modifications to that file to let "Issue Security Vaues" appear bold and red in issue view...that worked with any other earlier version of JIRA

so during the upgrade process this file was put in "5.2.11-modifications.txt" like all other configurationfiles and images that we ran copying all previous modifcations into JIRA 6.0 installation dir was my mistake.

i just copied issue-view.less (contains #security-val .note by default now) from a fresh 6.0 into the damaged instance fixed my problem

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