GitLab Documentation

Features flags API

All methods require administrator authorization.

Notice that currently the API only supports boolean and percentage-of-time gate values.

List all features

Get a list of all persisted features, with its gate values.

GET /features
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/features

Example response:

[
  {
    "name": "experimental_feature",
    "state": "off",
    "gates": [
      {
        "key": "boolean",
        "value": false
      }
    ]
  },
  {
    "name": "new_library",
    "state": "on",
    "gates": [
      {
        "key": "boolean",
        "value": true
      }
    ]
  }
]

Set or create a feature

Set a feature's gate value. If a feature with the given name doesn't exist yet it will be created. The value can be a boolean, or an integer to indicate percentage of time.

POST /features/:name
Attribute Type Required Description
name string yes Name of the feature to create or update
value integer/string yes true or false to enable/disable, or an integer for percentage of time
feature_group string no A Feature group name
user string no A GitLab username

Note that you can enable or disable a feature for both a feature_group and a user with a single API call.

curl --data "value=30" --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/features/new_library

Example response:

{
  "name": "new_library",
  "state": "conditional",
  "gates": [
    {
      "key": "boolean",
      "value": false
    },
    {
      "key": "percentage_of_time",
      "value": 30
    }
  ]
}