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.
Creating Multiple Checklists on an Issue
You can also create multiple checklists, each with its own name and progress bar, on a single issue.
To create additional checklists on an issue:
Navigate to Jira settings > Apps and select Global Settings under the Issue Checklist heading.
Ensure the Enable multiple checklists per issue toggle is on (disabled by default).
Go to the Jira issue and click on the + button on the checklist panel to add another checklist
By default, the additional checklists will be named Checklist #2, Checklist #3, etc. Clicking on the name will open the field so you can rename the list. Once additional checklists have been added you can also rename the default checklist.
Limits of Issue Checklist Free
Issue Checklist Free has a limit to the total number of checklist items per issue (as explained here. The limit applies to the total number of items in the issue, regardless of how the items are distributed across multiple checklists.
Multiple Checklists and the Checklist Text Field
Hiding the "Add checklist" Button
To hide the Add checklist button, disable theEnable multiple checklists per issue global setting.