Use issue type in payload for Slack message

Drew Nedderman August 30, 2017

How can I include the Issue Type in the payload for a Slack message that is created by Automation for JIRA?


Here's the payload that I'm using:

Hi name, {{issue.fields.issuetype}} <{{issue.key}}|{{issue.key}}> has been created with Priority of {{}}.
{{reporter.displayName}} created <{{issue.key}}|{{issue.fields.summary}}>
 Issue Description:


Thank you!

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August 30, 2017

Hi Drew,


You need to access the 'name' attribute like this:


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Ezraa Douglass May 22, 2023

Thanks Andreas!

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