How to get the Summary of the Issue Using JQuery or JavaScript?

If I use the below code i am able to get the Issue Key, but i need to fetch the summary of the issue in js.

        issueKey = JIRA.Issue.getIssueKey();// For Getting Issue Key  

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Try this, it will work

function getSummary() {
var key = this.JIRA.Issue.getIssueKey(); 
var summary;
        url: "/rest/api/2/issue/" + key,
        type: 'get',
        dataType: 'json',
        async: false,
        success: function(data) {
            summary = data.fields.summary;
     return summary;


I am sure there is an easier way, but this surely works


Happy weekend!


I have already used this api to get the summary, but i thought there is some easy way to get it. Anyway's thanks for your reply.

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Not tried getSummary() yet?

Tried and not working, it not present in JIRA.Issue

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