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Group Issue Boards API

Group Issue Boards API

Every API call to group boards must be authenticated.

If a user is not a member of a group and the group is private, a GET request will result in 404 status code.

Group Board

Lists Issue Boards in the given group.

GET /groups/:id/boards
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the group owned by the authenticated user
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/groups/5/boards

Example response:

[
  {
    "id": 1,
    "name:": "group issue board",
    "group_id": 5,
    "milestone":   {
      "id": 12
      "title": "10.0"
    },
    "lists" : [
      {
        "id" : 1,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Testing",
          "color" : "#F0AD4E",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 1
      },
      {
        "id" : 2,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Ready",
          "color" : "#FF0000",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 2
      },
      {
        "id" : 3,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Production",
          "color" : "#FF5F00",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 3
      }
    ]
  }
]

Single board

Gets a single board.

GET /groups/:id/boards/:board_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the group owned by the authenticated user
board_id integer yes The ID of a board
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/groups/5/boards/1

Example response:

  {
    "id": 1,
    "name:": "group issue board",
    "group_id": 5,
    "milestone":   {
      "id": 12
      "title": "10.0"
    },
    "lists" : [
      {
        "id" : 1,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Testing",
          "color" : "#F0AD4E",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 1
      },
      {
        "id" : 2,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Ready",
          "color" : "#FF0000",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 2
      },
      {
        "id" : 3,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Production",
          "color" : "#FF5F00",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 3
      }
    ]
  }

Create a board

Creates a board.

POST /groups/:id/boards
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the group owned by the authenticated user
name string yes The name of the new board
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/groups/5/boards?name=newboard

Example response:

  {
    "id": 1,
    "name": "newboard",
    "group_id": 5,
    "milestone":   {
      "id": 12
      "title": "10.0"
    },
    "lists" : [
      {
        "id" : 1,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Testing",
          "color" : "#F0AD4E",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 1
      },
      {
        "id" : 2,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Ready",
          "color" : "#FF0000",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 2
      },
      {
        "id" : 3,
        "label" : {
          "name" : "Production",
          "color" : "#FF5F00",
          "description" : null
        },
        "position" : 3
      }
    ]
  }

Delete a board

Deletes a board.

DELETE /groups/:id/boards/:board_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the group owned by the authenticated user
board_id integer yes The ID of a board
curl --request DELETE --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/groups/5/boards/1

List board lists

Get a list of the board's lists. Does not include backlog and closed lists

GET /groups/:id/boards/:board_id/lists
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the group owned by the authenticated user
board_id integer yes The ID of a board
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/groups/5/boards/1/lists

Example response:

[
  {
    "id" : 1,
    "label" : {
      "name" : "Testing",
      "color" : "#F0AD4E",
      "description" : null
    },
    "position" : 1
  },
  {
    "id" : 2,
    "label" : {
      "name" : "Ready",
      "color" : "#FF0000",
      "description" : null
    },
    "position" : 2
  },
  {
    "id" : 3,
    "label" : {
      "name" : "Production",
      "color" : "#FF5F00",
      "description" : null
    },
    "position" : 3
  }
]

Single board list

Get a single board list.

GET /groups/:id/boards/:board_id/lists/:list_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the group owned by the authenticated user
board_id integer yes The ID of a board
list_id integer yes The ID of a board's list
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/groups/5/boards/1/lists/1

Example response:

{
  "id" : 1,
  "label" : {
    "name" : "Testing",
    "color" : "#F0AD4E",
    "description" : null
  },
  "position" : 1
}

New board list

Creates a new Issue Board list.

POST /groups/:id/boards/:board_id/lists
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the group owned by the authenticated user
board_id integer yes The ID of a board
label_id integer yes The ID of a label
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/groups/5/boards/1/lists?label_id=5

Example response:

{
  "id" : 1,
  "label" : {
    "name" : "Testing",
    "color" : "#F0AD4E",
    "description" : null
  },
  "position" : 1
}

Edit board list

Updates an existing Issue Board list. This call is used to change list position.

PUT /groups/:id/boards/:board_id/lists/:list_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the group owned by the authenticated user
board_id integer yes The ID of a board
list_id integer yes The ID of a board's list
position integer yes The position of the list
curl --request PUT --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/group/5/boards/1/lists/1?position=2

Example response:

{
  "id" : 1,
  "label" : {
    "name" : "Testing",
    "color" : "#F0AD4E",
    "description" : null
  },
  "position" : 1
}

Delete a board list

Only for admins and group owners. Soft deletes the board list in question.

DELETE /groups/:id/boards/:board_id/lists/:list_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the group owned by the authenticated user
board_id integer yes The ID of a board
list_id integer yes The ID of a board's list
curl --request DELETE --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/groups/5/boards/1/lists/1

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