Multiple status in each column on Kanban

Is there a way we could configure our Kanban board in Jira to have multiple status? (see snapshot below)

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Hi,

In JIRA Agile, it is possible. Just go to configure board -> Columns and drag and drop as many statuses as you want in each column.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/AGILE/Configuring+Columns

Vijay

Hi,

I am not able to split up a column like showed on the snapshot (E.g. split the column "testing" in ongoing and done).

Can you provide me the steps to do it, to visualise it like the snapshot above?

Much appreciated!

Thank you.

Jeroen

Jira does not do this column splitting.

Which makes no sense, as this is a fundamental function of Kanban

Wrong, it's not fundamental. 

But it would be useful.  There's a request open for it.

Sure, let me rephrase - reporting the status of an object is the fundamental point of Kanban. If users can't make more than 4 columns in Jira, how can they provide this reporting for complex pipelines that require more than 4 options?

They can make as many columns as they want.

They can not (yet) group them as per the diagram above.

How? The only way I can see is to create a status for each column which equals the column name, but then I can't set a WIP limit for these new columns?

Go to board admin and add all the columns you need.  Then add the status to the right columns.  Then set the limits.  It's all on-screen in front of you, so I'm not sure where you are stuck.

So turns out you have to leave the page, and come back to it.

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