How to create a Project Component in JIRA?

Hey guys, in this post will learn about how to create a Project Component in JIRA.

Project Components are sub-item of a project. Components are used to categorize issues under the project. You can also assign a component lead to manage the component.

NoteA Project in JIRA can have multiple components. 

Pre-requisite : If you don’t have a JIRA account create one here Create JIRA account.

Suggested Readings : How to create a Project in JIRA

Step 1 : Click the projects option in the top bar and select the Project

Project Created in JIRA

Step 2 : Click Project Settings in the bottom left

Step 3 : In the Project Settings screen, Click Components in the sidebar

Step 4 : In the next window,

  1. Enter Component Name
  2. Enter Component Description (Optional)
  3. Default Assignee

Component Lead is optional. Once all the details are entered, Click Add to save Project Component.

Step 5 : Project Component is added successfully.

Step 6 : Project Component can be edited or deleted using Edit or Delete option under actions column.

Once the project component is added to the issues, you can group them based on the assigned component.

Suggested Readings : How to associate component with the issues?

In my next post, will learn about how to create Users in JIRA.

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