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Welcome to JQL Search Extensions for Jira Cloud

Here you’ll learn:

  • where and how to use JQL Search Extensions

  • what is Extended search and why you should use it

  • how to get comfortable with using new aliases and functions


Before you start using the app for the first time, check the status on the Getting Started page. If it’s ready to use then go ahead. If the issues are still processing, wait a bit until they finish.


JQL Search Extensions (JSE)

JSE adds more than 50 new aliases that you can use in Jira.


When you are starting out, keep the JQL functions reference handy to find the aliases you need. We autocomplete the aliases for you, so you only need to type the first few characters.

Extended Search

New JQL functions are available in Jira search but you need to expose them with filters. Extended Search is a page where, additionally to aliases, you can also use JQL functions.

You can create queries with functions and save them as filters to use in Jira.

Where to start?

The easiest way to start is to follow a simple scenario: