Last updatedAug 3, 2020

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Changelog

This page includes release notes and updates for Jira Cloud app developers. Use this page to keep track of upcoming changes, deprecation notices, new features, and feature updates from Jira Cloud.

Go to our developer community to ask questions. You may also be interested in the What's New blog for Atlassian Cloud where details of major changes that affect all users of the Jira Cloud products are announced.

7 April 2020

notice - change Enhanced validation of OAuthClientIds

Commencing on 16 June 2020 and rolling out over two weeks Connect app security is being enhanced by ensuring old OAuthClientId values can not be used.

See Enhanced Validation of OAuthClientIds for more detail.

21 March 2020

updated New sandboxing of Connect App iFrames

From 1 April 2020 the Connect App iframe security is being improved by the sandboxing of various features.

See New sandboxing of Connect App iFrames for more detail.

4 March 2020

Notice - Deprecation Removal of some Connect App install payload fields

On 10 September 2020 the following legacy fields will be removed fron the Connect app install payload:

  • pluginsVersion
  • serverVersion

See Removal of some Connect App install payload fields for more detail.

11 September 2019

Notice - Deprecation toString representation of sprints in Get issue response

From 1 September 2020, Jira REST API responses that include the Sprint custom field type will no longer return string representations of sprints in the body.

See toString representation of sprints in Get issue response for more detail.

1 October 2019

notice - change Transition Issue API now returns HTTP 409 error code for resource conflict

Some time after 4 May 2020 calls to Transition Issue blocked because another issue transition is being executed will return the status code with 409 (conflict) rather than a 400 (bad request).

See Update in simultaneous transitions of an issue via API for more detail.

20 August 2019

notice - change Padding update for Jira Cloud navigation UI

From 22 Aug 2019 the spacing between Jira’s navigation sidebar and vendor applications is increased by 20px.

See Padding update for Jira Cloud navigation UI for more detail.

15 July 2019

Notice - Deprecation Removal of the ability to disable time tracking

From 16 January 2020 it will no longer be possible to disable time tracking in the Jira Cloud UI and Jira Cloud REST API.

See Removal of the ability to disable time tracking for more detail.

3 June 2019

Notice - Deprecation Updating project types using the REST API

From 3 December 2019 it will no longer be possible to change project type in Jira Cloud via REST APIs.

See Updating project types using the REST API for more detail.

8 March 2019

Notice - Change GET search optimized for fields id and key

id and key fields in GET /rest/api/2/search now return a maximum of 1000 entries.

See GET search optimized for fields id and key for more detail.

28 February 2019

Notice - Deprecation Major changes to Jira Cloud REST APIs to improve user privacy

By 29 April 2019 data used to identify users, such as username and userKey, will be removed from the REST API and replaced by the Atlassian account ID (accountId).

See Deprecation notice and migration guide for major changes to Jira Cloud REST APIs to improve user privacy for more detail.

18 October 2018

Notice - Deprecation Removal of non-paginated project and filter operations

From 1 April 2019 the paginated operations for filters and projects must be used.

See Removal of non-paginated project and filter endpoints from REST API v2 for more detail.

10 August 2018

Notice - Change Required encoding of some characters used in REST API calls

From 1 April 2019 encoding of some characters used in REST API calls will be required.

See Required encoding of some characters used in REST API calls for more detail.

31 July 2018

Notice - Deprecation Registering webhooks with non-secure URLs

By 31 December 2018 support for non-secure URLs for registered webhooks will be removed.

See Registering webhooks with non-secure URLs for more detail.

16 July 2018

Notice - Change Get my permissions resource now requires the permissions query parameter

From 1 February 2019 the permissions query parameter will be required in all requests to the Get my permissions operation.

See Get my permissions resource now requires the permissions query parameter for more detail.

22 March 2018

Notice - Change Location will become a required field in board creation

From 3 September 2018 REST API requests to create a board  will require a location.

See Location will become a required field in board creation for more detail.

1 March 2018

Basic authentication with passwords and cookie-based authentication will be removed in 2019.

See Basic authentication with passwords and cookie-based authentication for more detail.

10 October 2017

Notice - Deprecation Removal of web fragment locations in new Jira Cloud experience

As the new Jira Cloud experience rolls out, several locations for providing content in the Jira Cloud user interface have evolved and been replaced with new APIs. The items removed are the project tab panels, profile tab panels, and project admin summary panels.

See Removal of web fragment locations in new Jira Cloud experience for more detail.

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