You may have seen the “Give me the old dashboard” link in Confluence 5.9+ where a new dashboard layout has been introduced. Once you click on this link, it is not a straight forward process to revert back. Check this link to find out how. It might be easier to just remove this option entirely.… Read More »
It can seem daunting at first, but connecting to a git server via SSH can be performed in a few easy steps. The idea is that with SSH, you create a public/private key pair that does the authentication for you so there is no need to type your password each time you want run git… Read More »
Do you have Confluence v5.9 or above installed and clicked on the “Give me the old dashboard” link only to wonder how to get it back? It’s a straight forward process but not an obvious one. Paste /users/darkfeatures.action to your base url. eg http://localhost:8090/users/darkfeatures.action At the bottom, click on the remove link after simple.dashboard.disabled There is… Read More »
Even though I’ve been training JIRA for years, I still learn new things all the time. The latest thing I came across was embedding images into the comments area from within a JIRA issue. The wiki markup to use is !my_image.png! Don’t try it with a word doc.
There are 2 ways of ordering your search results in the issue navigator within JIRA. You can click on the column header to sort the issues or you can use the “Order By” clause via JQL (JIRA Query Language). A JQL example would be “project = demo ORDER BY Assignee ASC” However, if you want… Read More »
Getting Confluence 5.9.3 on my Mac this time was a little too easy. It took all of 5 minutes and left me wondering if I had missed something. Caveat: I had gone through the pain of installing Java when I installed JIRA so this helped a lot. If you haven’t installed JIRA, look at my… Read More »
Getting JIRA 7.0.5 on to my mac wasn’t as straight forward as I’d expected but I finally got there in the end. The first thing to note from the Atlassian website is: which was taken from https://confluence.atlassian.com/jira/installing-jira-on-mac-os-x-191501161.html. These steps are what we will be following as well. If you are interested in what I had to… Read More »
Even the big guys get it wrong but it’s the putting right that counts. Thanks Atlassian So a colleague of mine asked me “Where is the attach screenshot option in JIRA?” I had no idea and thought I had incorrectly configured the permission scheme but I’ve never come across this issue before and it WAS… Read More »