How to manage labels?

As the title says, how can I manage labels?

Just like delete the labels I don't want by JIRA administration.

Is that the labels can only be deleted in issues?

Thanks!

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Yes, you can only "manage labels" via issues.  Labels are not intended to be "managed" centrally, they're for users.  If you want to use managed lists of words/phrases, then use a multi-select field instead.

Hi,

I'm pretty new with Jira..by multi select field so you mean a custom field? 

how do I create one...?

 

thanks!

@Nic Brough [Adaptavist]

Yes - as an admin, go to issues -> custom fields, and click "add".  Answer the initial questions about name, starting content (options) and screens, save it and you'll have the field on your issues. 

To add/update/de-activate/delete options later go back to admin -> custom fields, and change the config of the field

There is a way to manage labels if you use the plugin "Label Manager for JIRA" https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/rs.codecentric.label-manager-project/server/overview

You as an Project admin or JIRA Admin can manage which items are available project based. 

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