How to Disable JIRA "Log Work" Dialog

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You can disable JIRA Work Log dialog and only use Worklog PRO’s own work log dialog. Depending on the plugin’s settings this may be necessary for a consistent timesheet report. It all depends on how you like to handle timezone differences of different users.

It is not currently possible to disable the log work module in the Cloud environment.

Steps necessary for doing so depend on whether you’re using JIRA 5.x or JIRA 6.x.

The following steps apply to JIRA 6.x users

To disable the JIRA log work module do the following:

  1. Log in as a JIRA administrator, and select Administration —> Add-ons —> Manage Add-ons
  2. Select System in the drop down
  3. Disable the View Issue Ops Bar Work Link (log-work) module in the Issue Operations Plugin

With this module disabled, the Log Work item in the Issue Action list is not displayed.

Please note that users can log work in the log work field in any JIRA screen used in workflow transactions if that is used.

To disable the JIRA Work Log Tab Panel module, do the following:

  1. Log in as a JIRA administrator, and select Administration —> Add-ons —> Manage Add-ons
  2. Select System in the dropdown
  3. Disable the Work Log Tab Panel (worklog-tab panel) module in the Issue Tab Panels Plugin

The following steps apply to JIRA 5.x users:

To disable the JIRA log work module do the following:

  1. Log in as a JIRA administrator, and select
  2. Administration —> System —> Plugins —> System Plugins
  3. Disable the View Issue Ops Bar Work Link module in the Issue Operation Plugin

With this module disabled, the Log Work item in the Issue Action list is not displayed.

Please note that users can log work in the log work field in any JIRA screen used in workflow transactions if that is used.

To disable the JIRA Work Log Tab Panel module, do the following:

  1. Administration —> System —> Plugins —> System Plugin
  2. Disable the Work Log Tab Panel module in the Issue Tab Panels Plugin