Looked on Jira site but all articles I found were for Company Boards. This is a team-managed board.

How do I add a "swimlane" column to a Jira kanban board?

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Someone pointed me to the Help

  • You need access to the Board option in the sidebar, then More > Configure board, and you can add columns from there. From Atlassian
    – Karl Brown
    Commented Aug 2, 2022 at 8:19
  • That's the right Help file, but those options aren't available (I updated my question) Commented Aug 2, 2022 at 15:01

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The Help says you can just add that from the Board >far right select More (···) > Configure board. However, that option isn't shown for me.

Instead, I had to Edit my Issue Types

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