You as a team lead or project lead want to have a better overview of your team’s progress. You want to display all the issues of a specific epic, including stories, tasks, subtasks, and their relation. To manually search for all the tickets of an epic is very time-consuming. And it is not uncommon that stakeholders expect an update within a short period of time.
JQL queries are the key to your quick success! Follow these simple steps, and you will be able to view all Jira issues and their subtasks in one epic.
Navigate to the advanced search in Jira:
2. Type in this JQL query:
parentEpic in (x)
Replace X with your epic name
Here is an example of how the Marketing team at Actonic would collect Jira issues belonging to the project Marketing with the Epic “Articles” (Mar-467).
If you want more information and explanations about basic Jira terms like epics or stories, or need some best practices, we recommend you to have a look at our Jira Beginners Guide and our knowledge base!