Jira REST API. Read/Write checklists

You can use Jira REST API to work with the checklists.

Now the Smart Checklist dedicated REST API is available! For more complex use cases and integrations - follow the instructions https://railsware.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/CHKSDC/pages/3238854657


You can read/write checklists by using Jira REST API accessing a Checklists custom field or com.railsware.SmartChecklist.checklist issue property

Read more about custom fields used by Smart Checklist addon and their setup here: https://railsware.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/CHKSDC/pages/2349925102


API reference


API reference

Get checklist value rom existing Jira issue

Use the Get Issue Jira REST API

Create Jira issue with the checklist applied

Use the Create Issue Jira REST API

Set the checklist for existing Jira issue

Use the Edit Issue Jira REST API


Checklist Format

Use checklist RAW text Markdown format to set its value. Check the https://railsware.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/CHKSDC/pages/2316861534 for more info.


Set the checklist

"customfield_10001": "- ToDo List\n+ Checked\nx Skipped\n~ In Progress\n# Another ToDo List\n- Unchecked\n> Quote line 1 https://rw.rw\\n> Quote line 2\n> Quote line 3\n"

Custom field id customfield_10001 might be different on your instance. Make sure you use the correct one.

Here’s How to find id for custom field “Checklist” on Jira Server and Data Center.