Epic name is shown on the boards (Scrum Board backlog ie), when you click on the epic column. Enables you to give the epic a (short) name in addition to epics summary.
Tasks, Storys and other issue types are not required to have an epic linked to them. Unless you set your project up this way (field scheme or workflow).
As part of an ongoing series, Atlassian University offered this free webinar to strengthen your Atlassian product skills and learn directly from Atlassian experts. In this webinar, we ...
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!Find an event
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!
Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.Host an event
You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events