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Setup Guide - Transitioning from Jira

Easily transition away from JIra with the Shortcut Setup Guide for Admins and Owners.

  1. Overview
  2. Jira Sync
  3. Import and Shortcut Hierarchy
  4. Teams and Workflows
  5. Integrations
  6. Users and Workspaces
  7. Ongoing Resources

Step 5 - Integrations

Increase efficiency by connecting your apps and tools to Shortcut.

Integrations Overview

Check the Integrations Page which covers what integrations exist and best practices around set up. Automate your processes where you can so you can focus on what’s important – building great software and taking the occasional nap. Some favorite integrations are GitHub, Slack, Figma, Sentry, Dropbox, and more!

VCS Integrations

Integrating GitHub, GitLab, or Bitbucket with Shortcut is one of the most impactful thing you can do to save your team time. Check out our instructions for how to configure these integrations and the guide for how to use the integrations.

The VCS integration:

  • Associates VCS components with the Shortcut Story, tying what you are going to do with how you did it
  • Moves Stories through Workflow States automatically keeping the data in Shortcut up to date.


Create Stories directly from Slack and get instant notifications when changes are made to Stories in Shortcut with the Slack Integration.
With the Slack integration you can:

  • Create Stories directly from Slack.
  • Get instant notifications when changes are made to Stories in Shortcut.
  • Reply to Shortcut comments straight from Slack.

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