Creating Stories for your most common tasks in Shortcut just got even easier with Story Templates! You’ll be able to create Story Templates and use them to seamlessly write your Stories, so all the vital information your team needs is automatically populated, meaning they — and you — can get to work faster.
Story Templates can be created with common elements like titles, descriptions, Tasks, Projects and Epics, and Labels, for your most commonly created Feature, Bug, and Chore Stories.
Ready to get started? Here are five steps to help you get the most out of Story Templates:
2. Create your first Story Template the same way you would create a story. Once you’re ready to save your new Story Template, click the arrow beside the “Create Story” button and select “Save as New Template”.
Here are a couple of Story Template ideas to get you started:
Pro Tip: Create a Story from a Template by selecting the carrot next to the Create Story button in the top left corner. Roll over Create a Story to see the available list of Templates to choose from.
3. Manage your Story Templates Story Templates can be managed by anyone in your Workspace in the Settings menu. This is a great way to get a birds-eye view of existing Templates and to modify all existing Templates in one place without having to jump around.
Pro Tip: All Story Templates are organized by Project type for easy categorization!
5. Try Story Templates on mobile Story Templates are available on your iOS app so you can create Stories more conveniently from your phone.
Bonus tip: Link to Story Templates Link directly to a Story Template so it's easier to share and bookmark your favorite templates.
With Templates you’ll be able to get Stories into your Workspace’s workflow more quickly and automate more processes so you can get new features into development.
Check out this Help Center article for more information on how to get started. Try it out and let us know what you think.