GitLab Documentation

Groups

List groups

Get a list of groups. (As user: my groups or all available, as admin: all groups).

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
skip_groups array of integers no Skip the group IDs passes
all_available boolean no Show all the groups you have access to
search string no Return list of authorized groups matching the search criteria
order_by string no Order groups by name or path. Default is name
sort string no Order groups in asc or desc order. Default is asc
statistics boolean no Include group statistics (admins only)
owned boolean no Limit by groups owned by the current user
GET /groups
[
  {
    "id": 1,
    "name": "Foobar Group",
    "path": "foo-bar",
    "description": "An interesting group",
    "visibility": "public",
    "lfs_enabled": true,
    "avatar_url": "http://localhost:3000/uploads/group/avatar/1/foo.jpg",
    "web_url": "http://localhost:3000/groups/foo-bar",
    "request_access_enabled": false,
    "full_name": "Foobar Group",
    "full_path": "foo-bar",
    "parent_id": null
  }
]

You can search for groups by name or path, see below.

List a group's projects

Get a list of projects in this group.

GET /groups/:id/projects

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the group owned by the authenticated user
archived boolean no Limit by archived status
visibility string no Limit by visibility public, internal, or private
order_by string no Return projects ordered by id, name, path, created_at, updated_at, or last_activity_at fields. Default is created_at
sort string no Return projects sorted in asc or desc order. Default is desc
search string no Return list of authorized projects matching the search criteria
simple boolean no Return only the ID, URL, name, and path of each project
owned boolean no Limit by projects owned by the current user
starred boolean no Limit by projects starred by the current user

Example response:

[
  {
    "id": 9,
    "description": "foo",
    "default_branch": "master",
    "tag_list": [],
    "archived": false,
    "visibility": "internal",
    "ssh_url_to_repo": "git@gitlab.example.com/html5-boilerplate.git",
    "http_url_to_repo": "http://gitlab.example.com/h5bp/html5-boilerplate.git",
    "web_url": "http://gitlab.example.com/h5bp/html5-boilerplate",
    "name": "Html5 Boilerplate",
    "name_with_namespace": "Experimental / Html5 Boilerplate",
    "path": "html5-boilerplate",
    "path_with_namespace": "h5bp/html5-boilerplate",
    "issues_enabled": true,
    "merge_requests_enabled": true,
    "wiki_enabled": true,
    "jobs_enabled": true,
    "snippets_enabled": true,
    "created_at": "2016-04-05T21:40:50.169Z",
    "last_activity_at": "2016-04-06T16:52:08.432Z",
    "shared_runners_enabled": true,
    "creator_id": 1,
    "namespace": {
      "id": 5,
      "name": "Experimental",
      "path": "h5bp",
      "kind": "group"
    },
    "avatar_url": null,
    "star_count": 1,
    "forks_count": 0,
    "open_issues_count": 3,
    "public_jobs": true,
    "shared_with_groups": [],
    "request_access_enabled": false
  }
]

Details of a group

Get all details of a group.

GET /groups/:id

Parameters:

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/4

Example response:

{
  "id": 4,
  "name": "Twitter",
  "path": "twitter",
  "description": "Aliquid qui quis dignissimos distinctio ut commodi voluptas est.",
  "visibility": "public",
  "avatar_url": null,
  "web_url": "https://gitlab.example.com/groups/twitter",
  "request_access_enabled": false,
  "full_name": "Twitter",
  "full_path": "twitter",
  "parent_id": null,
  "projects": [
    {
      "id": 7,
      "description": "Voluptas veniam qui et beatae voluptas doloremque explicabo facilis.",
      "default_branch": "master",
      "tag_list": [],
      "archived": false,
      "visibility": "public",
      "ssh_url_to_repo": "git@gitlab.example.com:twitter/typeahead-js.git",
      "http_url_to_repo": "https://gitlab.example.com/twitter/typeahead-js.git",
      "web_url": "https://gitlab.example.com/twitter/typeahead-js",
      "name": "Typeahead.Js",
      "name_with_namespace": "Twitter / Typeahead.Js",
      "path": "typeahead-js",
      "path_with_namespace": "twitter/typeahead-js",
      "issues_enabled": true,
      "merge_requests_enabled": true,
      "wiki_enabled": true,
      "jobs_enabled": true,
      "snippets_enabled": false,
      "container_registry_enabled": true,
      "created_at": "2016-06-17T07:47:25.578Z",
      "last_activity_at": "2016-06-17T07:47:25.881Z",
      "shared_runners_enabled": true,
      "creator_id": 1,
      "namespace": {
        "id": 4,
        "name": "Twitter",
        "path": "twitter",
        "kind": "group"
      },
      "avatar_url": null,
      "star_count": 0,
      "forks_count": 0,
      "open_issues_count": 3,
      "public_jobs": true,
      "shared_with_groups": [],
      "request_access_enabled": false
    },
    {
      "id": 6,
      "description": "Aspernatur omnis repudiandae qui voluptatibus eaque.",
      "default_branch": "master",
      "tag_list": [],
      "archived": false,
      "visibility": "internal",
      "ssh_url_to_repo": "git@gitlab.example.com:twitter/flight.git",
      "http_url_to_repo": "https://gitlab.example.com/twitter/flight.git",
      "web_url": "https://gitlab.example.com/twitter/flight",
      "name": "Flight",
      "name_with_namespace": "Twitter / Flight",
      "path": "flight",
      "path_with_namespace": "twitter/flight",
      "issues_enabled": true,
      "merge_requests_enabled": true,
      "wiki_enabled": true,
      "jobs_enabled": true,
      "snippets_enabled": false,
      "container_registry_enabled": true,
      "created_at": "2016-06-17T07:47:24.661Z",
      "last_activity_at": "2016-06-17T07:47:24.838Z",
      "shared_runners_enabled": true,
      "creator_id": 1,
      "namespace": {
        "id": 4,
        "name": "Twitter",
        "path": "twitter",
        "kind": "group"
      },
      "avatar_url": null,
      "star_count": 0,
      "forks_count": 0,
      "open_issues_count": 8,
      "public_jobs": true,
      "shared_with_groups": [],
      "request_access_enabled": false
    }
  ],
  "shared_projects": [
    {
      "id": 8,
      "description": "Velit eveniet provident fugiat saepe eligendi autem.",
      "default_branch": "master",
      "tag_list": [],
      "archived": false,
      "visibility": "private",
      "ssh_url_to_repo": "git@gitlab.example.com:h5bp/html5-boilerplate.git",
      "http_url_to_repo": "https://gitlab.example.com/h5bp/html5-boilerplate.git",
      "web_url": "https://gitlab.example.com/h5bp/html5-boilerplate",
      "name": "Html5 Boilerplate",
      "name_with_namespace": "H5bp / Html5 Boilerplate",
      "path": "html5-boilerplate",
      "path_with_namespace": "h5bp/html5-boilerplate",
      "issues_enabled": true,
      "merge_requests_enabled": true,
      "wiki_enabled": true,
      "jobs_enabled": true,
      "snippets_enabled": false,
      "container_registry_enabled": true,
      "created_at": "2016-06-17T07:47:27.089Z",
      "last_activity_at": "2016-06-17T07:47:27.310Z",
      "shared_runners_enabled": true,
      "creator_id": 1,
      "namespace": {
        "id": 5,
        "name": "H5bp",
        "path": "h5bp",
        "kind": "group"
      },
      "avatar_url": null,
      "star_count": 0,
      "forks_count": 0,
      "open_issues_count": 4,
      "public_jobs": true,
      "shared_with_groups": [
        {
          "group_id": 4,
          "group_name": "Twitter",
          "group_access_level": 30
        },
        {
          "group_id": 3,
          "group_name": "Gitlab Org",
          "group_access_level": 10
        }
      ]
    }
  ]
}

New group

Creates a new project group. Available only for users who can create groups.

POST /groups

Parameters:

Transfer project to group

Transfer a project to the Group namespace. Available only for admin

POST  /groups/:id/projects/:project_id

Parameters:

Update group

Updates the project group. Only available to group owners and administrators.

PUT /groups/:id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of the group
name string no The name of the group
path string no The path of the group
description string no The description of the group
membership_lock boolean no Prevent adding new members to project membership within this group
share_with_group_lock boolean no Prevent sharing a project with another group within this group
visibility string no The visibility level of the group. Can be private, internal, or public.
lfs_enabled (optional) boolean no Enable/disable Large File Storage (LFS) for the projects in this group
request_access_enabled boolean no Allow users to request member access.
curl --request PUT --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/groups/5?name=Experimental"

Example response:

{
  "id": 5,
  "name": "Experimental",
  "path": "h5bp",
  "description": "foo",
  "visibility": "internal",
  "avatar_url": null,
  "web_url": "http://gitlab.example.com/groups/h5bp",
  "request_access_enabled": false,
  "full_name": "Foobar Group",
  "full_path": "foo-bar",
  "parent_id": null,
  "projects": [
    {
      "id": 9,
      "description": "foo",
      "default_branch": "master",
      "tag_list": [],
      "public": false,
      "archived": false,
      "visibility": "internal",
      "ssh_url_to_repo": "git@gitlab.example.com/html5-boilerplate.git",
      "http_url_to_repo": "http://gitlab.example.com/h5bp/html5-boilerplate.git",
      "web_url": "http://gitlab.example.com/h5bp/html5-boilerplate",
      "name": "Html5 Boilerplate",
      "name_with_namespace": "Experimental / Html5 Boilerplate",
      "path": "html5-boilerplate",
      "path_with_namespace": "h5bp/html5-boilerplate",
      "issues_enabled": true,
      "merge_requests_enabled": true,
      "wiki_enabled": true,
      "jobs_enabled": true,
      "snippets_enabled": true,
      "created_at": "2016-04-05T21:40:50.169Z",
      "last_activity_at": "2016-04-06T16:52:08.432Z",
      "shared_runners_enabled": true,
      "creator_id": 1,
      "namespace": {
        "id": 5,
        "name": "Experimental",
        "path": "h5bp",
        "kind": "group"
      },
      "avatar_url": null,
      "star_count": 1,
      "forks_count": 0,
      "open_issues_count": 3,
      "public_jobs": true,
      "shared_with_groups": [],
      "request_access_enabled": false
    }
  ]
}

Remove group

Removes group with all projects inside.

DELETE /groups/:id

Parameters:

Search for group

Get all groups that match your string in their name or path.

GET /groups?search=foobar
[
  {
    "id": 1,
    "name": "Foobar Group",
    "path": "foo-bar",
    "description": "An interesting group"
  }
]

Group members

Please consult the Group Members documentation.

Adds LDAP group link

POST /groups/:id/ldap_group_links

Parameters:

Deletes a LDAP group link

DELETE /groups/:id/ldap_group_links/:cn

Parameters:

Deletes a LDAP group link for a specific LDAP provider

DELETE /groups/:id/ldap_group_links/:provider/:cn

Parameters:

Namespaces in groups

By default, groups only get 20 namespaces at a time because the API results are paginated.

To get more (up to 100), pass the following as an argument to the API call:

/groups?per_page=100

And to switch pages add:

/groups?per_page=100&page=2