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What are Jira workflows?

All Jira projects contain issues that your team can view, edit, and complete in work phases from creation to completion. The path your issues take is called a workflow. Each Jira workflow consists of a series of states and transitions that your issue goes through during its lifecycle, and typically represents a workflow within your organization.

Jira has built-in workflows that you can use without modification or create your own from scratch. You cannot edit built-in workflows, but you can copy them and use that copy as the basis for creating your own workflows.

Another option is to import workflows from Atlassian Marketplace.

This is what an exemplary workflow looks like: