Jira Misc Workflow Extensions (JMWE)

You can add, change, append values of Smart Checklist content using Jira Misc Workflow Extensions (JMWE) add-on⚡️

Jira Misc Workflow Extensions (JMWE) is powerful, all-in-one Jira automation app to customize and expand your workflows. Smart Checklist can be tightly integrated and expanded with JMWE tools Read more here → https://innovalog.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/JMWEC/overview

☝🏼 NOTE: Not available in Next-Gen projects. Workflow customization isn't available yet for Next-Gen projects. As of now, it is on the longer-term roadmap of the Atlassian team. Therefore, transition validators are not available either.

Use Case: Append Smart Checklist items while transitioning Jira issue

  1. Go to Project Settings → Workflows

  2. Choose the Workflow you want to add a post function to and click Edit:

  1. Add a Post Function

3.1. Choose transition and click on the Post Functions link:

3.2. Add Post Function:


3.3. Choose Set Entity Property value (JMWE add-on) and click Add:

3.4. Add parameters to Function:

Property Name




If you want to replace the checklist with the Checklist Items - just add Checklist items in Markdown formatting 👉🏻

- verify Acceptance Criteria - test on Staging Enviroment - test core functionality - smoke test per application

If you want to replace the checklist with the Checklist Template - add the following script and specify the Template Id instead of ID 👉🏻


💡HINT: You can find the Template ID by going to Issue → Smart Checklist → 3 dots menu → Manage Templates → Expand the Template you are looking for → Copy the Template ID:

If you want to append checklist instead of replacing it - just add the following at the beginning 👉🏻



example of appending Checklist Template


3.5. Save Post Function by clicking Add

  1. Check added post function and Publish Draft


You're done! Now every time the Issue will be transitioned to IN PROGRESS - the proper Checklist will be added to your Smart Checklist 🎉