New pages - position in the menu

I have a question about menus in the new pages. When I have two almost identical pages, lets say Page 1 and Page 2

page1.vm:

Page 1

<form action="secure/admin/Action2.jspa" method="post" class="aui">
<!--some form fields-->

<button class="aui-button aui-button-primary">Goto Page2</button>
</form>
page2.vm:

page 2

Now I am trying to create configuration pages for a plugin. So I have placed a new item into the menu and that item links to /secure/admin/Action1.jspa, which displays page1. From page1, I submit a form with /secure/admin/Action2.jspa and display page2.

The question is, even though there is no content like

<meta content="admin" name="decorator" />

on either of the pages, they each display in a different way. Page 1 is displayed in the Addons menu with the sidebar and the plugin administration link highlighted.

ScreenHunter_4.jpg

But, when I go to page2 from this page, the sidebar menu disappears.ScreenHunter_6.jpg

How do I get the sidebar back on page2?

1 answer

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Hello, 

You should add <meta content="admin" name="decorator" /> to both pages

But that doesnt really help, I have other pages, where I have this line, and the sidebar still doesnt show up. Shouldnt there be a way to specify "I am currently located in the Addons menu and XXX submenu" and JIRA would automatically add the menu there?

Could you add 

<meta name="admin.active.section" content="admin_plugins_menu/<yoursectionkey>/<yourwebitemkey>"/>

below the <meta content="admin" name="decorator" /> line.

And it must be

<meta name="decorator" content="atl.admin">

not  <meta content="admin" name="decorator" />

Thank you, this is exactly what I was looking for. Is there some list of the existing locations? I have looked at this https://developer.atlassian.com/jiradev/jira-platform/jira-architecture/web-fragments/administration-area-locations but it seems very outdated, as the structure of the admin menu is completely different now from the screenshots.

For example, if I wanted to have Issues - Custom Fields menu position?

I have tried this

<meta name="admin.active.section" content="admin_issues_menu/custom_fields/"/>

which gives me the Issues menu correctly, but I do not know the key for the Custom Fields link.

I look at all available contexts in Adaptivist Scriptrunner. There is the fragment locator functionality which shows you all available contexts. You can read more here

https://scriptrunner.adaptavist.com/5.0.2/jira/CustomisingUI.html#_usage

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