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Since version 5.0.0 Smart Checklist for Jira Server and Data Center support Custom Statuses.


Admin permissions are required to manage Custom Statuses.

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Manage statuses

Navigate to Admin Console → Manage Apps → Smart Checklist → Settings → Statuses.


There are 4 default static statuses available in appropriate states: “To Do” (unchecked), “Skipped” (checked), “In Progress” (checkedunchecked), “Done” (checked).

You can change the status color and order. You can’t change the “State” of default status.


Below the statuses list enter a new status Name, choose Color, State and click “+ Add”.


Note: the name is limited


to 20 characters.



You can’t rename custom status once it’s added. You’ll need to remove a the status and add a new one.


To remove custom status - click the “Trash bin” icon near the status state.

If no checklist items are assigned to that status - it’ll be removed immediately.

If some checklist items contains contain that status - you’ll get a warning:


  • if the removed status had “Checked” state - checklist items will be set to “Done” status,

  • if the removed status had “Unchecked” state - checklist items will be set to “To Do” status.

Reorder status


Hold the draggable icon and reorder statuses in the way how you’d like them to be represented in checklist UI.

Choose status display style

Go to Manage Apps → Smart Checklist → Settings → Global Settings.

Choose one style from the 3 available.


Available options:

  • All statuses - statuses are always shown to the right of checklist items.

  • Specific statuses - arrow dropdown and only custom statuses to be shown near checkboxes.

  • Checkboxes only - no statuses are shown, only checkboxes.

Change status in checklist UI

You can set a custom status for the checklist item via addon-ui UI depending on the chosen global setting for statuses display.

Either on the right side of the checklist item based on the “All statuses” setting.


or based on the Specific Statuses” setting


Example based on the previously viewed checklist:



For any questions or feature requests contact us: