As any app for Jira Cloud, you can install the app via the Jira admin menu.

  1. Log into your Jira instance as an admin.

  2. Click on “Apps > Manage apps” in the header menu.

  3. Click on “Find new apps” on the right navigation.

  4. Search for “Mermaid Charts & Diagrams for Jira” and select it.

  5. Click on “Try it free” to install the app.


Mermaid Charts & Diagrams for Jira provides a app that allows you to add allows you to add beautiful diagrams define with a textual descriptions. A documentation of the textual description can be found here To add a diagram to an issue, select the app as shown in the screenshot below.

In the app, enter the textual description of the diagram and click “save”.