Create project and manage general settings

Only the administrator role can create a new project. To manage the project settings, the administrator and project administrator have the privileges to access and manage the project settings. 

Create a project

To add a new project, go to the global navigation > select the + icon > select Add Project. Enter the project name and project key and click the Submit button to create the new project.

You can further update the general project settings by clicking the Advanced Settings to expand the settings menu. 

Useful tip!

The Project key is an abbreviated name (code name) of the Project. It is used to reference the issue key (i.e. BLG-52).

Manage general project settings

Only administrators or project administrators can manage the project’s general settings.
To manage general settings, go to the Project Settings and select the General tab.

General settings

Below are the settings that can be managed on the general settings page. 

  • Project Name
    To update the project name.
  • Project Key
    To update the project key.
  • Formatting Rules
    To set the project’s formatting rules to Backlog or Markdown format.
  • Enable priorities, versions and milestones
    Check the box to enable priorities, versions, and milestones attributes to be reflected on the issue registration page.
  • Enable charts
    Check the box to enable project members to use Gantt Chart and Burndown chart within the project.
    *Chart feature only available from Standard plan and above.
  • Enable subtasking
    Check the box to enable the subtasking feature. Project members can create parent-child issue relationships within the project.
    *Subtasking feature only available from Starter plan and above.
  • Consider Resolved and statuses after as Closed
    Check the box to consider Resolved status as Closed Status. This function will affect the Burndown chart timeline.
  • Enable Wiki
    Check the box to enable Wiki feature to be used within the project. You can further manage the wiki settings below. 
    • Enable Wiki tree view
    • Display images in Wikis in their original size
  • Enable Subversion
    Check the box to enable Subversion feature to be used within the project.
  • Enable Git
    Check the box to enable Git feature to be used within the project.
  • Enable files
    Check the box to enable files feature to be used within the project.

  • Allow project administrators to manage each other
    Check the box to allow the project administrator to manage each other access, such as removing another project administrator within the project.

  • Archive this project
    Check the box to archive the current project. 
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