With the New Jira Issue View, Atlassian is redesigning the way add-ons are displayed with the issues. Here are some tips for you to easily find and use Smart Checklist add-on with your Jira Issues in the new view.
By default, Smart Checklist add-on will always appear in the glance view with your Jira issues. Opening an issue, you'll get Smart Checklist icon and the link to open it:
By enabling the setting "move checklist to center panel" in the add-on menu, you'll change the way the add-on is displayed with your issues. It'll be moved to the top and will appear as one of your available add-ons in the menu bar.
Either like this (if you have multiple add-ons):
Or like this:
There is a way to show checklists in a different way: from the glance view to the fully-expanded view. To have it changed, you would need to enable "show checklist in center panel" setting from the add-on menu:
Once enabled, you will get the following position of Smart Checklist:
To return back to the old view, select this option:
To be on track with ongoing changes of the new Jira issue view and know the very latest release plans - start watching the following article from Atlassian:
Video tutorial on how to get Smart Checklist fully expanded automatically with your issues on the right sidebar view on Kanbard Board: