JQL: Order by workflow transition date


I found a similar question here dated way back to 2013:



Is it possible to order the JQL by transition date in the later verisons of Jira?



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Hi Veera,

It looks like the solution proposed or one using a third party add-on is going to be the best way to go.  There's a similar Community post titled Order-By-Date when an issue is moved to a specific status that attempts to do the same thing.  Andrew provided a good workaround using the Jira Misc Custom fields plugin.

Take a look at the linked article and let me know if you have any questions.



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Alexey Matveev Community Champion Dec 28, 2017


It is not possible out of the box. You would need to store the status changed date  in a custom field and then order your JQL by the custom field. The solution you found is still valid.

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