New Status Colors PRO for Jira Cloud

General Information








this plugin provides the ability to add a color to the statuses of Jira Cloud issues at a glance


With this Jira Cloud add-on, your Jira users will live in a full-color world! ... more beautiful than the usual and bored "blue", "yellow", "green" in the statuses of the issues. The colorization is done in the Issue Advanced Search View screen, in the Jira Dashboard gadgets and the Jira Service Management queues and Customer Portal, Roadmaps and Plans. With this plugin your Jira will looks like a pretty amazing software!. The list of colors that this plugin allows are the entire HTML common color name values.  Take a Look inside the entire list of color names

More info in this video:


Very Important:

A plugin must be installed in your favorite browser: Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge are compatibles.

First: install the addon (by a Jira Cloud Admin)

Follow the classic way to install using the Find new apps in the Atlassian Marketplace, as shown below

Second: Configure the colors in the status description (by a Jira Cloud Admin)

We can set new color for own states easily. Just go to the Global Admin section of Jira to edit the Jira Statuses.


Edit some Status and put the right color code (we can discover the right color code from this page, where there is a great explanation of all colors ) inside the Description field as show on following GIF:

example: In the global “Status” standard config page of Jira, put in the status description “(black)” or “(springgreen)” or “(pink)”… always the name of the color in lowercase in parentheses


Next setps: install the addon in your favorite browser (by Jira Users)

After this, the following pictures show us how deploy the Chrome/Edge/Firefox extension:

( In your Jira Cloud, go to “Apps” → “NewColors!”)


Usage (by Jira Users)

Just select Filters → Advanced Issue Search and result will be visible in:

  • Advanced Issue Search View screen


  • Issue Screen Only for Server/Datacenter Version


  • Jira Dashboard Gadgets



  • Jira Service Management Queues

    • Note: In large queues use the mouse “scroll” to reload the status color


  • Jira Software Project Issues View



Troubleshooting: (by Jira Users & Admins)

  • The first time the plugin is installed in our favorite browser, the system loads the list of statuses and colors in a browser cookie, in this way, it does not make a call to Jira Cloud every time there is a status to shown. For this reason we use a cache in form of cookie, named: StatusColors

  • If your admin change or modify or add new statuses and colors, probably the cookie will be outdated and must be refreshed. In that case, go to your Personal Settings page of Jira and click in the large named button click here to reload NewStatusColorsPRO Cache…




Release Notes:

  • New version 4.3 compatible with Jira Service Management Queues and more things coming soon!

  • 04-07-2022 New version with colors in status-buttons in all views of Jira Software and Service Management

  • 04-07-2022 New Status Colors (FREE) plugin features are now included in PRO version for Cloud

  • 05-07-2022 Now compatible in the Jira Service Management Customer Portal

  • 27-07-2022 Now compatible with Workflow view and edit mode, Roadmaps and Plans (for Jira Cloud Premium users)