YouTrack Standalone 2018.2 Help

Kanban Project Template

When you create a YouTrack project with the Kanban project template, the project is created with the default settings that are described on this page.

Issue Fields

The following issue fields are attached to the project by default:

Name

Type

Values

Default value

Can be empty

Stage

state[1]

Backlog, Develop, Review, Test, Staging, Done* (*)Resolved

Backlog

false

Kanban State

enum[1]

Blocked, Ready to pull

Ready to pull

false

Assignee

user[1]

<All users who are members of the group for the project team>

Unassigned

true

Priority

enum[1]

Show-stopper, Critical, Major, Normal, Minor

Normal

false

Agile Board

An agile board is created for the project. The board has the following default configuration:

Tab

Setting

Value

General

Name

[Project Name] Kanban Board

owned by

The user who created the project with the Kanban project template.

Projects

[Project Name]

Can view and use the board

Project-based

Can edit board settings

Project-based

Sprints

Disabled

Board behavior

Filter cards to match a query

The input field for the search query is empty and can be modified at any time.

Columns and Rows

Columns

are identified by Stage

Values for Columns

Backlog, Develop, Review, Test, Staging, Done

WIP Settings

The number of cards that are allowed in each column is set as follows:

Column

Min WIP

Max WIP

Backlog

No

No

Develop

No

5

Review

No

5

Test

No

5

Staging

No

5

Done

No

No

Swimlanes

No swimlanes

Card

Estimation Field

No estimation field

Color Scheme

The color scheme for the cards is defined by the Kanban State field.

Chart

Type

Cumulative flow

Issue Filter

All cards

A saved search with the name [Project Name] Backlog is created and stored as the saved search for the backlog.

Workflows

In addition to the default workflows, a workflow that is specific to the Kanban board is attached to the project automatically.

The Kanban workflow lets you change the Kanban Stage of a task only when the status for the task is Ready to pull. When the Kanban Stage changes, the status is set to Blocked automatically. For a detailed description of this workflow, see Kanban.

Last modified: 9 October 2018