What this article covers:

  • How labels and tags are synced by Unito
  • Customizing how labels and tags sync
  • Label and tag syncing with Wrike
  • Label syncing in Jira

How labels and tags are synced by Unito

Tags and labels are an important element of the project management tools we sync so we ought to sync them from the beginning.

When you create a sync between two tools we support, labels and tags sync automatically by default if Unito's auto-mapping technology finds them in both tools.

Let's say you have a "bug" label in GitHub and a "bug" tag in Asana. Unito will map them right out of the box so any task or issue syncing between both tools will keep the tag/label attached to it.

How to customize how labels and tags sync

Find your tag/label mapping in your sync settings, under the "Map Fields" tab, and expand it by clicking the gear icon to the right:

In this example, you can see we've mapped two labels together that aren't equivalent. If you wanted to add in other label 'groups', you can click the 'add new group' button to map more labels together. With this feature, you can make any label in either project turn into another one in the other - you can customize all of this however you'd like!

Label and tag syncing with Wrike

Wrike does not have labels, but don't hesitate to map your other project tags/labels in the Wrike task description footer so you don't miss any data.

You can also filter your tasks or issues you want to sync thanks to their labels or tags, read this guide for more information.

Label syncing in Jira

Jira has a few quirks when it comes to syncing labels. First, unlike some other tools, you can't manually customize the syncing of labels. That's because labels have to match exactly in order to sync to — and from — Jira projects. That requirement is case-sensitive, so make sure you're not trying to sync a To-Do label with a to-do one.

What's next?

Learn how to customize which fields are synced.
Learn how to map lists, statuses, and workflows.
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