What’s New in JIRA 7

Highlighted below are the most glaring differences between JIRA 6 and 7. For more details, see Atlassian’s What’s New in JIRA 7.0.


Issues screen is now Statistics.

JIRA 6

JIRA 6 issues screen

JIRA 7. In the Activity screen, click Switch view, then choose Statistics.

JIRA 7 Statistics screen


Calendar link is missing.

JIRA 6

JIRA 6 Calendar Link

JIRA 7. Workaround: add JIRA Issues Calendar gadget to your dashboard.

JIRA 7 Issues Calendar gadget

 


Project Administration Link is at the Bottom

JIRA 6

JIRA 6 Project Administration link

JIRA 7. Project Administration link is at the bottom.

JIRA 7 Project Administration link (now at bottom)


Attachments are Shown Differently

JIRA 6

JIRA 6 Attachments

JIRA 7. Choice between Thumbnails or List.

JIRA 7 Attachments


Fewer Choices for Gadget Refresh

JIRA 6

JIRA 6 Gadget Refresh settings

JIRA 7. The only Refresh interval is 15 minutes.

JIRA 7 Gadget Refresh settings


Gadgets are Not Listed by Default

JIRA 6

JIRA 6 Gadgets screen

JIRA 7. Gadgets must be loaded. Known bug to be fixed in future release.

JIRA 7 Gadgets screen