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JIRA 5.x Development Cookbook by Jobin Kuruvilla

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Operations using direct HTML links

It probably makes sense to wind up this book by giving a little tip on how we can do powerful operations in JIRA by a simple click on a link, either from your e-mail or a from a web form or from within JIRA itself!

Almost all the actions can be encoded into a single URL provided we have the right parameters to invoke those actions. Make no mistake; it has its own disadvantages because it will override all the preprocessing, validations, and so on in some cases.

The URL that performs the action is constructed in the following manner:

${baseUrl}/secure/${action}?${arguments}

Where baseUrl is the JIRA base URL, action is the webwork action to be executed, and arguments is the URL-encoded argument needed for the action. ...

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