JIRA alternative branch naming to issue

Well, when we creating a JIRA project we must provide "project code". Imagine that we create project with name "Google" and project code is "GOOG".

Now we create some issue with id "GOOG-4" and developer need to create git branch with name "GOOG-4-some-feature" to match branch with issue.

So, my question is about how to give branch name with different name, for example "feature-4" or "hotfix-4" to make JIRA issue id "GOOG-4" match with such git branch name?

Thanks!

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You can't. You need to have the issue key in the branch name for the branch to be visible in JIRA.

Maybe you can do hotfix/GOOG-4 and feature/GOOG-4 but the key has to be there I'm afraid!

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