Getting started

Welcome to Checklist! If you have the Checklist app installed, you might be wondering what to do next. Here’s a breakdown of the first steps involved in integrating checklists into your team’s day-to-day.

Get up and running

Once you have Checklist installed, there’s one essential step to get started:

Adding the custom field is what makes Checklist available in your Jira installation. From there, you’re all set to start exploring the many configuration options that are available to administrators.

Customize to your heart’s content

Checklist is highly flexible and can be adapted to a wide range of needs. To start making Checklist your own, you can:

And that’s not all! From there, you can take your checklists to the next level by adding a read-only proxy, customizing workflow transitions, and more. If you have coding skills, you can even use REST APIs and scripting to harness the full power of Checklist (see the ).

Onboard your users

Show your users how Checklist can boost their productivity! Walk them through the basics and refer them to the for details about all kinds of topics. For example, users can read about how to:

  • Differentiate between local, default local, and global items; for example, users can edit local items, but only administrators can manage default local and global items (see ).

  • Add and remove local items from checklists (see and ).

  • Create and format headers to organize checklists (see ).

  • Use special formatting to give checklist items some pizzazz (see ).

  • Search checklists to quickly zero in on the information you need (see ).

Get inspired by practical how-tos

For practical examples of how you can use Checklist to accomplish specific tasks, see . Checklist is used by all kinds of people to achieve all kinds of goals, and you’ll likely find some inspiration to help you manage your projects!

Examples include:

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