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Include an image

Include an image by choosing “Image” as content type and insert the URL to the image you would like to include. If you are looking how to link an image uploaded to Jira Cloud, see the specific instructions below to generate a URL for the image.

General instructions

  1. Create a new Custom Content gadget or edit an existing Custom Content gadget. Choose “Image” as content type and insert a URL to the image you would like to include.

  1. Click “Save” to publish the Custom Content gadget.

  1. Congratulations! 🎉 You have successfully included an image.

How to link an image uploaded to Jira Cloud

If you upload an image as an attachment in Jira and click to view it in a web browser, you will find the URL to be a blob URL, i.e. starting with blob:https://.... These cannot be used to view the image through Custom Content, so follow the instructions to find the non-blob URL for the image to use in Custom Content.

  1. Determine the issue key to which the image is uploaded as an attachment.

  2. Get the attachment id for the image by running the following rest call:
    <your_jira_base_url/rest/api/2/issue/<issue_key>?fields=attachment

  3. You can now access the image through the URL:
    <your_jira_base_url>/secure/attachment/<attachment_id>/<attachment_file_name>

  4. Add this URL to Custom Content, and make sure to resize it to fit the image to avoid distortion.

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