In order to create a Jira plugin, is it possible to do it with a jsp insted of a vm file?

Hey guys,

I'm trying to develop a jira plugin that will use a form to get some data. The thing is that I have always used jsp files to access the servlet data, but reading questions I saw that adding a jsp to a plugin is not possible (it doesn't work), I read that if you want to create a view as a jsp would do, you'll have to use a velocity template.

Is this true??

Thanks in advance.

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Thank you Bhushan!!...I'm going to take a look at it and see what I find there.


Also refer to

The document states "However, jsp files cannot currently be bundled in the plugin jar file and have to be installed in a separate step when deploying such a plugin."

And you can also take a look at Raise a request if you are looking for a particular tutorial.

Hey Hector,

Take a look at the samples available at

Thank you


Thank you so much for this help you provided was quite useful!!

Hi Hector,

Please vote up or mark it answered if it helped you :)

Thank you


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