Please note that this is a lab feature! That means it can slow down your Jira system!

Especially when many progress bars are displayed or your issue structures contain many issues.

Place a container/epic in a container

Enable the container-in-container function

  1. Click on the Cog icon in the Jira top navigation
  2. Choose "Manage apps" in the dropdown
  3. Click on "Configuration" in the navigation on the left
  4. Choose any issuetype in the "Treat issuetypes as container" (a single issuetype is enough)
  5. Activate the "Unlock container-in-container functionality" toggle
  6. Click on the "Save" button on the top right of the page