New Feature Announcement
Global Checklists are currently in BETA and will be available in Issue Checklist for Jira ENTERPRISE once released. Contact our support team if you currently use Issue Checklist for Jira PRO would like to participate in the Beta.
Rather than using a custom field type, checklists in cloud are stored in an external cloud database, then rendered in the checklist UI on the Jira issues (see this page for more information on the difference between on-prem and cloud). This page describes the different configuration settings, as well as differences in the UI.
In Issue Checklist for Jira Pro, some global settings can be overridden by project specific settings:
The UI on the issue panel is similar to Checklist for Jira, except that: