Notification and Announcements Dashboard
It is the main page where an administrator can manage all announcements
How to create an announcement
Click the “Create” button to create a new empty announcement:
Only enabled announcements will be shown to users
Name of the announcement to be shown on the Announcement Dashboard. It will be visible to Administrators only.
Required means that everyone has to agree to this announcement before further using Jira
Optional means that the user can accept or decline the announcement
The title of the announcement. It will be available as a dialog title and visible to users.
Main text (required)
The body of the announcement. It will be available as dialog content and visible to users.
Show for group
If any group selected, only users from this group will be able to see the announcement.
Leave empty to show to all the users.
Allow user's feedback
If checked, users will see single-line input to put some feedback on the announcement. An administrator can check all feedbacks on the statistics page. The field has 128 chars maximum length limit.
Show announcement for
Only logged in users
“Only logged in users” - show the announcement to authenticated (logged-in) users only.
“Only anonymous users (not logged in)” - show the announcement for not authenticated users (anonymous) on the login page and similar pages.
Dialog in the screen center
“Dialog in the screen center” - show announcement as a standard popup dialog, centered on the screen
“Footer banner at the bottom” - show announcements as a small panel at the bottom of the screen. It perfectly fits cookie policies and similar.
Small - for a small popup window with just a few lines on announcement/notification
Medium - default popup window size, fits for the most announcements/notifications
Large - big window for a popup window with 2/3 of screen size
Extra Large - maximum size of a popup window for long read announcements / notifications
Pin to footer
If checked, the link to the announcement will be shown in the footer on most of Jira pages. User will be able to check policy / announcement /notification again and read it carefully.
Text for accept button
Text to be displayed on “accepted” button. Change the text, for example, for multilanguage support.
Text for decline button
Text to be displayed on “decline” button. Change the text, for example, for multilanguage support.
If defined, the announcement will be shown starting from this date only. Leave empty to start showing instantly.
If defined, the announcement will stop shown starting from this date only. Leave empty to show it always.
How to create an announcement from template
We have two predefined templates for most popular announcement types:
See the statistics by clicking on the statistic button.
You can filter results by a particular announcement/notification, or a user. All the results could be exported to a CSV file.
Various policies and agreements to be shown to users: