Script Fragments - How to add JS to a Web item

Hello Community,

I would like to know if there is a way to have HTML code in a Web Item and have JS code that modifies the HTML code.

I want to implement a sort of search box.

I envision utilizing a simple text area where people will input words and a button "search".

Button search will be hooked up to a Rest EndPoint.

I want it so when I click search JS grabs whatever is in the text area and appends it to the end of the Rest EndPoint URL.

So that I can grab the everything at the end of the Rest Endpoint URL via the "additionalPath" method.

Is this possible?

-Roberto

 

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Alexey Matveev Community Champion Jan 05, 2018

Hello,
I think it is possible. But your solution would be too difficult to support. I do not think you should use ScriptRunner for the task. But if you still want to do it , then you could do it the following way:

1. Create web-item in Scriptrunner and choose "Do nothing you will use javascript to bind an action"

https://scriptrunner.adaptavist.com/5.2.4/jira/fragments/WebItem.html

2. Create your REST endpoint

https://scriptrunner.adaptavist.com/5.2.4/jira/rest-endpoints.html

3. Install web resource. You should add your custom javascript in which you would connect to the web item created in 1 and add needed by you search box and call your REST endpoint.

https://scriptrunner.adaptavist.com/5.2.4/jira/fragments/WebResource.html#_hiding_menu_button_using_javascript

 

I guess that would do the trick. But I never tried it and I do not have plans to try it.

@Alexey Matveev,

You where right, its hard to support.

I ended up using a static URL in an HTML document that re-directed over to site.

Thanks!

-Roberto

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