Notes API

Notes are comments on snippets, issues, merge requests or epics.

Issues

List project issue notes

Gets a list of all notes for a single issue.

GET /projects/:id/issues/:issue_iid/notes
GET /projects/:id/issues/:issue_iid/notes?sort=asc&order_by=updated_at
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
issue_iid integer yes The IID of an issue
sort string no Return issue notes sorted in asc or desc order. Default is desc
order_by string no Return issue notes ordered by created_at or updated_at fields. Default is created_at
[
  {
    "id": 302,
    "body": "closed",
    "attachment": null,
    "author": {
      "id": 1,
      "username": "pipin",
      "email": "admin@example.com",
      "name": "Pip",
      "state": "active",
      "created_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:01Z"
    },
    "created_at": "2013-10-02T09:22:45Z",
    "updated_at": "2013-10-02T10:22:45Z",
    "system": true,
    "noteable_id": 377,
    "noteable_type": "Issue",
    "noteable_iid": 377,
    "resolvable": false
  },
  {
    "id": 305,
    "body": "Text of the comment\r\n",
    "attachment": null,
    "author": {
      "id": 1,
      "username": "pipin",
      "email": "admin@example.com",
      "name": "Pip",
      "state": "active",
      "created_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:01Z"
    },
    "created_at": "2013-10-02T09:56:03Z",
    "updated_at": "2013-10-02T09:56:03Z",
    "system": true,
    "noteable_id": 121,
    "noteable_type": "Issue",
    "noteable_iid": 121,
    "resolvable": false
  }
]
curl --request GET --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/issues/11/notes

Get single issue note

Returns a single note for a specific project issue

GET /projects/:id/issues/:issue_iid/notes/:note_id

Parameters:

curl --request GET --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/issues/11/notes/1

Create new issue note

Creates a new note to a single project issue.

POST /projects/:id/issues/:issue_iid/notes

Parameters:

  • id (required) - The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
  • issue_iid (required) - The IID of an issue
  • body (required) - The content of a note
  • created_at (optional) - Date time string, ISO 8601 formatted, e.g. 2016-03-11T03:45:40Z (requires admin or project/group owner rights)
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/issues/11/notes?body=note

Modify existing issue note

Modify existing note of an issue.

PUT /projects/:id/issues/:issue_iid/notes/:note_id

Parameters:

  • id (required) - The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
  • issue_iid (required) - The IID of an issue
  • note_id (required) - The ID of a note
  • body (required) - The content of a note
curl --request PUT --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/issues/11/notes?body=note

Delete an issue note

Deletes an existing note of an issue.

DELETE /projects/:id/issues/:issue_iid/notes/:note_id

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
issue_iid integer yes The IID of an issue
note_id integer yes The ID of a note
curl --request DELETE --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/issues/11/notes/636

Snippets

List all snippet notes

Gets a list of all notes for a single snippet. Snippet notes are comments users can post to a snippet.

GET /projects/:id/snippets/:snippet_id/notes
GET /projects/:id/snippets/:snippet_id/notes?sort=asc&order_by=updated_at
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
snippet_id integer yes The ID of a project snippet
sort string no Return snippet notes sorted in asc or desc order. Default is desc
order_by string no Return snippet notes ordered by created_at or updated_at fields. Default is created_at
curl --request GET --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/snippets/11/notes

Get single snippet note

Returns a single note for a given snippet.

GET /projects/:id/snippets/:snippet_id/notes/:note_id

Parameters:

  • id (required) - The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
  • snippet_id (required) - The ID of a project snippet
  • note_id (required) - The ID of a snippet note
{
  "id": 52,
  "title": "Snippet",
  "file_name": "snippet.rb",
  "author": {
    "id": 1,
    "username": "pipin",
    "email": "admin@example.com",
    "name": "Pip",
    "state": "active",
    "created_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:01Z"
  },
  "expires_at": null,
  "updated_at": "2013-10-02T07:34:20Z",
  "created_at": "2013-10-02T07:34:20Z"
}
curl --request GET --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/snippets/11/notes/11

Create new snippet note

Creates a new note for a single snippet. Snippet notes are comments users can post to a snippet. If you create a note where the body only contains an Award Emoji, you’ll receive this object back.

POST /projects/:id/snippets/:snippet_id/notes

Parameters:

  • id (required) - The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
  • snippet_id (required) - The ID of a snippet
  • body (required) - The content of a note
  • created_at (optional) - Date time string, ISO 8601 formatted, e.g. 2016-03-11T03:45:40Z
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/snippet/11/notes?body=note

Modify existing snippet note

Modify existing note of a snippet.

PUT /projects/:id/snippets/:snippet_id/notes/:note_id

Parameters:

  • id (required) - The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
  • snippet_id (required) - The ID of a snippet
  • note_id (required) - The ID of a note
  • body (required) - The content of a note
curl --request PUT --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/snippets/11/notes?body=note

Delete a snippet note

Deletes an existing note of a snippet.

DELETE /projects/:id/snippets/:snippet_id/notes/:note_id

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
snippet_id integer yes The ID of a snippet
note_id integer yes The ID of a note
curl --request DELETE --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/snippets/52/notes/1659

Merge Requests

List all merge request notes

Gets a list of all notes for a single merge request.

GET /projects/:id/merge_requests/:merge_request_iid/notes
GET /projects/:id/merge_requests/:merge_request_iid/notes?sort=asc&order_by=updated_at
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
merge_request_iid integer yes The IID of a project merge request
sort string no Return merge request notes sorted in asc or desc order. Default is desc
order_by string no Return merge request notes ordered by created_at or updated_at fields. Default is created_at
curl --request GET --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/merge_requests/11/notes

Get single merge request note

Returns a single note for a given merge request.

GET /projects/:id/merge_requests/:merge_request_iid/notes/:note_id

Parameters:

  • id (required) - The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
  • merge_request_iid (required) - The IID of a project merge request
  • note_id (required) - The ID of a merge request note
{
  "id": 301,
  "body": "Comment for MR",
  "attachment": null,
  "author": {
    "id": 1,
    "username": "pipin",
    "email": "admin@example.com",
    "name": "Pip",
    "state": "active",
    "created_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:01Z"
  },
  "created_at": "2013-10-02T08:57:14Z",
  "updated_at": "2013-10-02T08:57:14Z",
  "system": false,
  "noteable_id": 2,
  "noteable_type": "MergeRequest",
  "noteable_iid": 2,
  "resolvable": false
}
curl --request GET --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/merge_requests/11/notes/1

Create new merge request note

Creates a new note for a single merge request. If you create a note where the body only contains an Award Emoji, you’ll receive this object back.

POST /projects/:id/merge_requests/:merge_request_iid/notes

Parameters:

  • id (required) - The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
  • merge_request_iid (required) - The IID of a merge request
  • body (required) - The content of a note
  • created_at (optional) - Date time string, ISO 8601 formatted, e.g. 2016-03-11T03:45:40Z

Modify existing merge request note

Modify existing note of a merge request.

PUT /projects/:id/merge_requests/:merge_request_iid/notes/:note_id

Parameters:

  • id (required) - The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
  • merge_request_iid (required) - The IID of a merge request
  • note_id (required) - The ID of a note
  • body (required) - The content of a note
curl --request PUT --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/merge_requests/11/notes?body=note

Delete a merge request note

Deletes an existing note of a merge request.

DELETE /projects/:id/merge_requests/:merge_request_iid/notes/:note_id

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
merge_request_iid integer yes The IID of a merge request
note_id integer yes The ID of a note
curl --request DELETE --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/merge_requests/7/notes/1602

Epics

List all epic notes

Gets a list of all notes for a single epic. Epic notes are comments users can post to an epic.

GET /groups/:id/epics/:epic_id/notes
GET /groups/:id/epics/:epic_id/notes?sort=asc&order_by=updated_at
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the group
epic_id integer yes The ID of a group epic
sort string no Return epic notes sorted in asc or desc order. Default is desc
order_by string no Return epic notes ordered by created_at or updated_at fields. Default is created_at
curl --request GET --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/groups/5/epics/11/notes

Get single epic note

Returns a single note for a given epic.

GET /groups/:id/epics/:epic_id/notes/:note_id

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the group
epic_id integer yes The ID of an epic
note_id integer yes The ID of a note
{
  "id": 52,
  "title": "Epic",
  "file_name": "epic.rb",
  "author": {
    "id": 1,
    "username": "pipin",
    "email": "admin@example.com",
    "name": "Pip",
    "state": "active",
    "created_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:01Z"
  },
  "expires_at": null,
  "updated_at": "2013-10-02T07:34:20Z",
  "created_at": "2013-10-02T07:34:20Z"
}
curl --request GET --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/groups/5/epics/11/notes/1

Create new epic note

Creates a new note for a single epic. Epic notes are comments users can post to an epic. If you create a note where the body only contains an Award Emoji, you’ll receive this object back.

POST /groups/:id/epics/:epic_id/notes

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the group
epic_id integer yes The ID of an epic
body string yes The content of a note
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/snippet/11/notes?body=note

Modify existing epic note

Modify existing note of an epic.

PUT /groups/:id/epics/:epic_id/notes/:note_id

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the group
epic_id integer yes The ID of an epic
note_id integer yes The ID of a note
body string yes The content of a note
curl --request PUT --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/snippet/11/notes?body=note

Delete an epic note

Deletes an existing note of an epic.

DELETE /groups/:id/epics/:epic_id/notes/:note_id

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the group
epic_id integer yes The ID of an epic
note_id integer yes The ID of a note
curl --request DELETE --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/groups/5/epics/52/notes/1659