GitLab Documentation

Projects API

Project visibility level

Project in GitLab can be either private, internal or public. This is determined by the visibility field in the project.

Values for the project visibility level are:

List projects

Get a list of visible projects for authenticated user. When accessed without authentication, only public projects are returned.

GET /projects

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
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 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
membership boolean no Limit by projects that the current user is a member of
starred boolean no Limit by projects starred by the current user
statistics boolean no Include project statistics
with_issues_enabled boolean no Limit by enabled issues feature
with_merge_requests_enabled boolean no Limit by enabled merge requests feature
[
  {
    "id": 4,
    "description": null,
    "default_branch": "master",
    "visibility": "private",
    "ssh_url_to_repo": "git@example.com:diaspora/diaspora-client.git",
    "http_url_to_repo": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-client.git",
    "web_url": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-client",
    "tag_list": [
      "example",
      "disapora client"
    ],
    "owner": {
      "id": 3,
      "name": "Diaspora",
      "created_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z"
    },
    "name": "Diaspora Client",
    "name_with_namespace": "Diaspora / Diaspora Client",
    "path": "diaspora-client",
    "path_with_namespace": "diaspora/diaspora-client",
    "issues_enabled": true,
    "open_issues_count": 1,
    "merge_requests_enabled": true,
    "jobs_enabled": true,
    "wiki_enabled": true,
    "snippets_enabled": false,
    "container_registry_enabled": false,
    "created_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z",
    "last_activity_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z",
    "creator_id": 3,
    "namespace": {
      "id": 3,
      "name": "Diaspora",
      "path": "diaspora",
      "kind": "group",
      "full_path": "diaspora"
    },
    "import_status": "none",
    "archived": false,
    "avatar_url": "http://example.com/uploads/project/avatar/4/uploads/avatar.png",
    "shared_runners_enabled": true,
    "forks_count": 0,
    "star_count": 0,
    "runners_token": "b8547b1dc37721d05889db52fa2f02",
    "public_jobs": true,
    "shared_with_groups": [],
    "only_allow_merge_if_pipeline_succeeds": false,
    "only_allow_merge_if_all_discussions_are_resolved": false,
    "request_access_enabled": false,
    "approvals_before_merge": 0,
    "statistics": {
      "commit_count": 37,
      "storage_size": 1038090,
      "repository_size": 1038090,
      "lfs_objects_size": 0,
      "job_artifacts_size": 0
    }
  },
  {
    "id": 6,
    "description": null,
    "default_branch": "master",
    "visibility": "private",
    "ssh_url_to_repo": "git@example.com:brightbox/puppet.git",
    "http_url_to_repo": "http://example.com/brightbox/puppet.git",
    "web_url": "http://example.com/brightbox/puppet",
    "tag_list": [
      "example",
      "puppet"
    ],
    "owner": {
      "id": 4,
      "name": "Brightbox",
      "created_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z"
    },
    "name": "Puppet",
    "name_with_namespace": "Brightbox / Puppet",
    "path": "puppet",
    "path_with_namespace": "brightbox/puppet",
    "issues_enabled": true,
    "open_issues_count": 1,
    "merge_requests_enabled": true,
    "jobs_enabled": true,
    "wiki_enabled": true,
    "snippets_enabled": false,
    "container_registry_enabled": false,
    "created_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z",
    "last_activity_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z",
    "creator_id": 3,
    "namespace": {
      "id": 4,
      "name": "Brightbox",
      "path": "brightbox",
      "kind": "group",
      "full_path": "brightbox"
    },
    "import_status": "none",
    "import_error": null,
    "permissions": {
      "project_access": {
        "access_level": 10,
        "notification_level": 3
      },
      "group_access": {
        "access_level": 50,
        "notification_level": 3
      }
    },
    "archived": false,
    "avatar_url": null,
    "shared_runners_enabled": true,
    "forks_count": 0,
    "star_count": 0,
    "runners_token": "b8547b1dc37721d05889db52fa2f02",
    "public_jobs": true,
    "shared_with_groups": [],
    "only_allow_merge_if_pipeline_succeeds": false,
    "only_allow_merge_if_all_discussions_are_resolved": false,
    "request_access_enabled": false,
    "approvals_before_merge": 0,
    "statistics": {
      "commit_count": 12,
      "storage_size": 2066080,
      "repository_size": 2066080,
      "lfs_objects_size": 0,
      "job_artifacts_size": 0
    }
  }
]

Get single project

Get a specific project. This endpoint can be accessed without authentication if the project is publicly accessible.

GET /projects/:id

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
statistics boolean no Include project statistics
{
  "id": 3,
  "description": null,
  "default_branch": "master",
  "visibility": "private",
  "ssh_url_to_repo": "git@example.com:diaspora/diaspora-project-site.git",
  "http_url_to_repo": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site.git",
  "web_url": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site",
  "tag_list": [
    "example",
    "disapora project"
  ],
  "owner": {
    "id": 3,
    "name": "Diaspora",
    "created_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z"
  },
  "name": "Diaspora Project Site",
  "name_with_namespace": "Diaspora / Diaspora Project Site",
  "path": "diaspora-project-site",
  "path_with_namespace": "diaspora/diaspora-project-site",
  "issues_enabled": true,
  "open_issues_count": 1,
  "merge_requests_enabled": true,
  "jobs_enabled": true,
  "wiki_enabled": true,
  "snippets_enabled": false,
  "container_registry_enabled": false,
  "created_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z",
  "last_activity_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z",
  "creator_id": 3,
  "namespace": {
    "id": 3,
    "name": "Diaspora",
    "path": "diaspora",
    "kind": "group",
    "full_path": "diaspora"
  },
  "import_status": "none",
  "import_error": null,
  "permissions": {
    "project_access": {
      "access_level": 10,
      "notification_level": 3
    },
    "group_access": {
      "access_level": 50,
      "notification_level": 3
    }
  },
  "archived": false,
  "avatar_url": "http://example.com/uploads/project/avatar/3/uploads/avatar.png",
  "shared_runners_enabled": true,
  "forks_count": 0,
  "star_count": 0,
  "runners_token": "b8bc4a7a29eb76ea83cf79e4908c2b",
  "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
    }
  ],
  "repository_storage": "default",
  "only_allow_merge_if_pipeline_succeeds": false,
  "only_allow_merge_if_all_discussions_are_resolved": false,
  "printing_merge_requests_link_enabled": true,
  "request_access_enabled": false,
  "approvals_before_merge": 0,
  "statistics": {
    "commit_count": 37,
    "storage_size": 1038090,
    "repository_size": 1038090,
    "lfs_objects_size": 0,
    "job_artifacts_size": 0
  }
}

Get project users

Get the users list of a project.

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
search string no Search for specific users
GET /projects/:id/users
[
  {
    "id": 1,
    "username": "john_smith",
    "name": "John Smith",
    "state": "active",
    "avatar_url": "http://localhost:3000/uploads/user/avatar/1/cd8.jpeg",
    "web_url": "http://localhost:3000/john_smith"
  },
  {
    "id": 2,
    "username": "jack_smith",
    "name": "Jack Smith",
    "state": "blocked",
    "avatar_url": "http://gravatar.com/../e32131cd8.jpeg",
    "web_url": "http://localhost:3000/jack_smith"
  }
]

Get project events

Please refer to the Events API documentation

Create project

Creates a new project owned by the authenticated user.

POST /projects

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
name string yes if path is not provided The name of the new project. Equals path if not provided.
path string yes if name is not provided Repository name for new project. Generated based on name if not provided (generated lowercased with dashes).
namespace_id integer no Namespace for the new project (defaults to the current user's namespace)
default_branch string no master by default
description string no Short project description
issues_enabled boolean no Enable issues for this project
merge_requests_enabled boolean no Enable merge requests for this project
jobs_enabled boolean no Enable jobs for this project
wiki_enabled boolean no Enable wiki for this project
snippets_enabled boolean no Enable snippets for this project
container_registry_enabled boolean no Enable container registry for this project
shared_runners_enabled boolean no Enable shared runners for this project
visibility String no See project visibility level
import_url string no URL to import repository from
public_jobs boolean no If true, jobs can be viewed by non-project-members
only_allow_merge_if_pipeline_succeeds boolean no Set whether merge requests can only be merged with successful jobs
only_allow_merge_if_all_discussions_are_resolved boolean no Set whether merge requests can only be merged when all the discussions are resolved
lfs_enabled boolean no Enable LFS
request_access_enabled boolean no Allow users to request member access
tag_list array no The list of tags for a project; put array of tags, that should be finally assigned to a project
avatar mixed no Image file for avatar of the project
printing_merge_request_link_enabled boolean no Show link to create/view merge request when pushing from the command line
repository_storage string no Which storage shard the repository is on. Available only to admins
approvals_before_merge integer no How many approvers should approve merge request by default

Create project for user

Creates a new project owned by the specified user. Available only for admins.

POST /projects/user/:user_id

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
user_id integer yes The user ID of the project owner
name string yes The name of the new project
path string no Custom repository name for new project. By default generated based on name
namespace_id integer no Namespace for the new project (defaults to the current user's namespace)
description string no Short project description
issues_enabled boolean no Enable issues for this project
merge_requests_enabled boolean no Enable merge requests for this project
jobs_enabled boolean no Enable jobs for this project
wiki_enabled boolean no Enable wiki for this project
snippets_enabled boolean no Enable snippets for this project
container_registry_enabled boolean no Enable container registry for this project
shared_runners_enabled boolean no Enable shared runners for this project
visibility string no See project visibility level
import_url string no URL to import repository from
public_jobs boolean no If true, jobs can be viewed by non-project-members
only_allow_merge_if_pipeline_succeeds boolean no Set whether merge requests can only be merged with successful jobs
only_allow_merge_if_all_discussions_are_resolved boolean no Set whether merge requests can only be merged when all the discussions are resolved
lfs_enabled boolean no Enable LFS
request_access_enabled boolean no Allow users to request member access
tag_list array no The list of tags for a project; put array of tags, that should be finally assigned to a project
avatar mixed no Image file for avatar of the project
printing_merge_request_link_enabled boolean no Show link to create/view merge request when pushing from the command line
repository_storage string no Which storage shard the repository is on. Available only to admins
approvals_before_merge integer no How many approvers should approve merge request by default

Edit project

Updates an existing project.

PUT /projects/:id

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
name string yes The name of the project
path string no Custom repository name for the project. By default generated based on name
default_branch string no master by default
description string no Short project description
issues_enabled boolean no Enable issues for this project
merge_requests_enabled boolean no Enable merge requests for this project
jobs_enabled boolean no Enable jobs for this project
wiki_enabled boolean no Enable wiki for this project
snippets_enabled boolean no Enable snippets for this project
container_registry_enabled boolean no Enable container registry for this project
shared_runners_enabled boolean no Enable shared runners for this project
visibility string no See project visibility level
import_url string no URL to import repository from
public_jobs boolean no If true, jobs can be viewed by non-project-members
only_allow_merge_if_pipeline_succeeds boolean no Set whether merge requests can only be merged with successful jobs
only_allow_merge_if_all_discussions_are_resolved boolean no Set whether merge requests can only be merged when all the discussions are resolved
lfs_enabled boolean no Enable LFS
request_access_enabled boolean no Allow users to request member access
tag_list array no The list of tags for a project; put array of tags, that should be finally assigned to a project
avatar mixed no Image file for avatar of the project
repository_storage string no Which storage shard the repository is on. Available only to admins
approvals_before_merge integer no How many approvers should approve merge request by default

Fork project

Forks a project into the user namespace of the authenticated user or the one provided.

The forking operation for a project is asynchronous and is completed in a background job. The request will return immediately. To determine whether the fork of the project has completed, query the import_status for the new project.

POST /projects/:id/fork

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
namespace integer/string yes The ID or path of the namespace that the project will be forked to

Star a project

Stars a given project. Returns status code 304 if the project is already starred.

POST /projects/:id/star

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/star"

Example response:

{
  "id": 3,
  "description": null,
  "default_branch": "master",
  "visibility": "internal",
  "ssh_url_to_repo": "git@example.com:diaspora/diaspora-project-site.git",
  "http_url_to_repo": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site.git",
  "web_url": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site",
  "tag_list": [
    "example",
    "disapora project"
  ],
  "name": "Diaspora Project Site",
  "name_with_namespace": "Diaspora / Diaspora Project Site",
  "path": "diaspora-project-site",
  "path_with_namespace": "diaspora/diaspora-project-site",
  "issues_enabled": true,
  "open_issues_count": 1,
  "merge_requests_enabled": true,
  "jobs_enabled": true,
  "wiki_enabled": true,
  "snippets_enabled": false,
  "container_registry_enabled": false,
  "created_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z",
  "last_activity_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z",
  "creator_id": 3,
  "namespace": {
    "id": 3,
    "name": "Diaspora",
    "path": "diaspora",
    "kind": "group",
    "full_path": "diaspora"
  },
  "import_status": "none",
  "archived": true,
  "avatar_url": "http://example.com/uploads/project/avatar/3/uploads/avatar.png",
  "shared_runners_enabled": true,
  "forks_count": 0,
  "star_count": 1,
  "public_jobs": true,
  "shared_with_groups": [],
  "only_allow_merge_if_pipeline_succeeds": false,
  "only_allow_merge_if_all_discussions_are_resolved": false,
  "request_access_enabled": false
}

Unstar a project

Unstars a given project. Returns status code 304 if the project is not starred.

POST /projects/:id/unstar
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/unstar"

Example response:

{
  "id": 3,
  "description": null,
  "default_branch": "master",
  "visibility": "internal",
  "ssh_url_to_repo": "git@example.com:diaspora/diaspora-project-site.git",
  "http_url_to_repo": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site.git",
  "web_url": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site",
  "tag_list": [
    "example",
    "disapora project"
  ],
  "name": "Diaspora Project Site",
  "name_with_namespace": "Diaspora / Diaspora Project Site",
  "path": "diaspora-project-site",
  "path_with_namespace": "diaspora/diaspora-project-site",
  "issues_enabled": true,
  "open_issues_count": 1,
  "merge_requests_enabled": true,
  "jobs_enabled": true,
  "wiki_enabled": true,
  "snippets_enabled": false,
  "container_registry_enabled": false,
  "created_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z",
  "last_activity_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z",
  "creator_id": 3,
  "namespace": {
    "id": 3,
    "name": "Diaspora",
    "path": "diaspora",
    "kind": "group",
    "full_path": "diaspora"
  },
  "import_status": "none",
  "archived": true,
  "avatar_url": "http://example.com/uploads/project/avatar/3/uploads/avatar.png",
  "shared_runners_enabled": true,
  "forks_count": 0,
  "star_count": 0,
  "public_jobs": true,
  "shared_with_groups": [],
  "only_allow_merge_if_pipeline_succeeds": false,
  "only_allow_merge_if_all_discussions_are_resolved": false,
  "request_access_enabled": false
}

Archive a project

Archives the project if the user is either admin or the project owner of this project. This action is idempotent, thus archiving an already archived project will not change the project.

POST /projects/:id/archive
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/archive"

Example response:

{
  "id": 3,
  "description": null,
  "default_branch": "master",
  "visibility": "private",
  "ssh_url_to_repo": "git@example.com:diaspora/diaspora-project-site.git",
  "http_url_to_repo": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site.git",
  "web_url": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site",
  "tag_list": [
    "example",
    "disapora project"
  ],
  "owner": {
    "id": 3,
    "name": "Diaspora",
    "created_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z"
  },
  "name": "Diaspora Project Site",
  "name_with_namespace": "Diaspora / Diaspora Project Site",
  "path": "diaspora-project-site",
  "path_with_namespace": "diaspora/diaspora-project-site",
  "issues_enabled": true,
  "open_issues_count": 1,
  "merge_requests_enabled": true,
  "jobs_enabled": true,
  "wiki_enabled": true,
  "snippets_enabled": false,
  "container_registry_enabled": false,
  "created_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z",
  "last_activity_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z",
  "creator_id": 3,
  "namespace": {
    "id": 3,
    "name": "Diaspora",
    "path": "diaspora",
    "kind": "group",
    "full_path": "diaspora"
  },
  "import_status": "none",
  "import_error": null,
  "permissions": {
    "project_access": {
      "access_level": 10,
      "notification_level": 3
    },
    "group_access": {
      "access_level": 50,
      "notification_level": 3
    }
  },
  "archived": true,
  "avatar_url": "http://example.com/uploads/project/avatar/3/uploads/avatar.png",
  "shared_runners_enabled": true,
  "forks_count": 0,
  "star_count": 0,
  "runners_token": "b8bc4a7a29eb76ea83cf79e4908c2b",
  "public_jobs": true,
  "shared_with_groups": [],
  "only_allow_merge_if_pipeline_succeeds": false,
  "only_allow_merge_if_all_discussions_are_resolved": false,
  "request_access_enabled": false
}

Unarchive a project

Unarchives the project if the user is either admin or the project owner of this project. This action is idempotent, thus unarchiving an non-archived project will not change the project.

POST /projects/:id/unarchive
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/unarchive"

Example response:

{
  "id": 3,
  "description": null,
  "default_branch": "master",
  "visibility": "private",
  "ssh_url_to_repo": "git@example.com:diaspora/diaspora-project-site.git",
  "http_url_to_repo": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site.git",
  "web_url": "http://example.com/diaspora/diaspora-project-site",
  "tag_list": [
    "example",
    "disapora project"
  ],
  "owner": {
    "id": 3,
    "name": "Diaspora",
    "created_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z"
  },
  "name": "Diaspora Project Site",
  "name_with_namespace": "Diaspora / Diaspora Project Site",
  "path": "diaspora-project-site",
  "path_with_namespace": "diaspora/diaspora-project-site",
  "issues_enabled": true,
  "open_issues_count": 1,
  "merge_requests_enabled": true,
  "jobs_enabled": true,
  "wiki_enabled": true,
  "snippets_enabled": false,
  "container_registry_enabled": false,
  "created_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z",
  "last_activity_at": "2013-09-30T13:46:02Z",
  "creator_id": 3,
  "namespace": {
    "id": 3,
    "name": "Diaspora",
    "path": "diaspora",
    "kind": "group",
    "full_path": "diaspora"
  },
  "import_status": "none",
  "import_error": null,
  "permissions": {
    "project_access": {
      "access_level": 10,
      "notification_level": 3
    },
    "group_access": {
      "access_level": 50,
      "notification_level": 3
    }
  },
  "archived": false,
  "avatar_url": "http://example.com/uploads/project/avatar/3/uploads/avatar.png",
  "shared_runners_enabled": true,
  "forks_count": 0,
  "star_count": 0,
  "runners_token": "b8bc4a7a29eb76ea83cf79e4908c2b",
  "public_jobs": true,
  "shared_with_groups": [],
  "only_allow_merge_if_pipeline_succeeds": false,
  "only_allow_merge_if_all_discussions_are_resolved": false,
  "request_access_enabled": false
}

Remove project

Removes a project including all associated resources (issues, merge requests etc.)

DELETE /projects/:id

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project

Uploads

Upload a file

Uploads a file to the specified project to be used in an issue or merge request description, or a comment.

POST /projects/:id/uploads

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
file string yes The file to be uploaded

To upload a file from your filesystem, use the --form argument. This causes cURL to post data using the header Content-Type: multipart/form-data. The file= parameter must point to a file on your filesystem and be preceded by @. For example:

curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" --form "file=@dk.png" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/projects/5/uploads

Returned object:

{
  "alt": "dk",
  "url": "/uploads/66dbcd21ec5d24ed6ea225176098d52b/dk.png",
  "markdown": "![dk](/uploads/66dbcd21ec5d24ed6ea225176098d52b/dk.png)"
}

Note: The returned url is relative to the project path. In Markdown contexts, the link is automatically expanded when the format in markdown is used.

Project members

Please consult the Project Members documentation.

Share project with group

Allow to share project with group.

POST /projects/:id/share

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
group_id integer yes The ID of the group to share with
group_access integer yes The permissions level to grant the group
expires_at string no Share expiration date in ISO 8601 format: 2016-09-26

Unshare the project from the group. Returns 204 and no content on success.

DELETE /projects/:id/share/:group_id

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
group_id integer yes The ID of the group
curl --request DELETE --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/share/17

Hooks

Also called Project Hooks and Webhooks. These are different for System Hooks that are system wide.

List project hooks

Get a list of project hooks.

GET /projects/:id/hooks

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project

Get project hook

Get a specific hook for a project.

GET /projects/:id/hooks/:hook_id

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
hook_id integer yes The ID of a project hook
{
  "id": 1,
  "url": "http://example.com/hook",
  "project_id": 3,
  "push_events": true,
  "issues_events": true,
  "merge_requests_events": true,
  "tag_push_events": true,
  "note_events": true,
  "job_events": true,
  "pipeline_events": true,
  "wiki_page_events": true,
  "enable_ssl_verification": true,
  "created_at": "2012-10-12T17:04:47Z"
}

Add project hook

Adds a hook to a specified project.

POST /projects/:id/hooks

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
url string yes The hook URL
push_events boolean no Trigger hook on push events
issues_events boolean no Trigger hook on issues events
merge_requests_events boolean no Trigger hook on merge requests events
tag_push_events boolean no Trigger hook on tag push events
note_events boolean no Trigger hook on note events
job_events boolean no Trigger hook on job events
pipeline_events boolean no Trigger hook on pipeline events
wiki_events boolean no Trigger hook on wiki events
enable_ssl_verification boolean no Do SSL verification when triggering the hook
token string no Secret token to validate received payloads; this will not be returned in the response

Edit project hook

Edits a hook for a specified project.

PUT /projects/:id/hooks/:hook_id

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
hook_id integer yes The ID of the project hook
url string yes The hook URL
push_events boolean no Trigger hook on push events
issues_events boolean no Trigger hook on issues events
merge_requests_events boolean no Trigger hook on merge requests events
tag_push_events boolean no Trigger hook on tag push events
note_events boolean no Trigger hook on note events
job_events boolean no Trigger hook on job events
pipeline_events boolean no Trigger hook on pipeline events
wiki_events boolean no Trigger hook on wiki events
enable_ssl_verification boolean no Do SSL verification when triggering the hook
token string no Secret token to validate received payloads; this will not be returned in the response

Delete project hook

Removes a hook from a project. This is an idempotent method and can be called multiple times. Either the hook is available or not.

DELETE /projects/:id/hooks/:hook_id

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
hook_id integer yes The ID of the project hook

Note the JSON response differs if the hook is available or not. If the project hook is available before it is returned in the JSON response or an empty response is returned.

Branches

For more information please consult the Branches documentation.

List branches

Lists all branches of a project.

GET /projects/:id/repository/branches

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
[
  {
    "name": "async",
    "commit": {
      "id": "a2b702edecdf41f07b42653eb1abe30ce98b9fca",
      "parent_ids": [
        "3f94fc7c85061973edc9906ae170cc269b07ca55"
      ],
      "message": "give Caolan credit where it's due (up top)",
      "author_name": "Jeremy Ashkenas",
      "author_email": "jashkenas@example.com",
      "authored_date": "2010-12-08T21:28:50+00:00",
      "committer_name": "Jeremy Ashkenas",
      "committer_email": "jashkenas@example.com",
      "committed_date": "2010-12-08T21:28:50+00:00"
    },
    "protected": false,
    "developers_can_push": false,
    "developers_can_merge": false
  },
  {
    "name": "gh-pages",
    "commit": {
      "id": "101c10a60019fe870d21868835f65c25d64968fc",
      "parent_ids": [
          "9c15d2e26945a665131af5d7b6d30a06ba338aaa"
      ],
      "message": "Underscore.js 1.5.2",
      "author_name": "Jeremy Ashkenas",
      "author_email": "jashkenas@example.com",
      "authored_date": "2013-09-07T12:58:21+00:00",
      "committer_name": "Jeremy Ashkenas",
      "committer_email": "jashkenas@example.com",
      "committed_date": "2013-09-07T12:58:21+00:00"
    },
    "protected": false,
    "developers_can_push": false,
    "developers_can_merge": false
  }
]

Single branch

A specific branch of a project.

GET /projects/:id/repository/branches/:branch

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
branch string yes The name of the branch
developers_can_push boolean no Flag if developers can push to the branch
developers_can_merge boolean no Flag if developers can merge to the branch

Protect single branch

Protects a single branch of a project.

PUT /projects/:id/repository/branches/:branch/protect

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
branch string yes The name of the branch

Unprotect single branch

Unprotects a single branch of a project.

PUT /projects/:id/repository/branches/:branch/unprotect

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
branch string yes The name of the branch

Admin fork relation

Allows modification of the forked relationship between existing projects. Available only for admins.

Create a forked from/to relation between existing projects.

POST /projects/:id/fork/:forked_from_id

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
forked_from_id ID yes The ID of the project that was forked from

Delete an existing forked from relationship

DELETE /projects/:id/fork

Parameter:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project

Search for projects by name

Search for projects by name which are accessible to the authenticated user. This endpoint can be accessed without authentication if the project is publicly accessible.

GET /projects/search/:query

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
query string yes A string contained in the project name
order_by string no Return requests ordered by id, name, created_at or last_activity_at fields
sort string no Return requests sorted in asc or desc order

Start the Housekeeping task for a Project

Note: This feature was introduced in GitLab 9.0

POST /projects/:id/housekeeping

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID of the project or NAMESPACE/PROJECT_NAME

Push Rules (EE only)

Show project push rules

Get a project push rule.

GET /projects/:id/push_rule

Parameters:

{
  "id": 1,
  "project_id": 3,
  "commit_message_regex": "Fixes \d +\",
  "branch_name_regex": "",
  "deny_delete_tag": false,
  "created_at": "2012-10-12T17:04:47Z",
  "member_check": false,
  "prevent_secrets": false,
  "author_email_regex": "",
  "file_name_regex": "",
  "max_file_size": 5
}

Add project push rule

Adds a push rule to a specified project.

POST /projects/:id/push_rule

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID of the project or NAMESPACE/PROJECT_NAME
deny_delete_tag boolean no Deny deleting a tag
member_check boolean no Restrict commits by author (email) to existing GitLab users
prevent_secrets boolean no GitLab will reject any files that are likely to contain secrets
commit_message_regex string no All commit messages must match this, e.g. Fixed \d+\..*
branch_name_regex string no All branch names must match this, e.g. `(feature
author_email_regex string no All commit author emails must match this, e.g. @my-company.com$
file_name_regex string no All commited filenames must not match this, e.g. `(jar
max_file_size integer no Maximum file size (MB)

Edit project push rule

Edits a push rule for a specified project.

PUT /projects/:id/push_rule

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID of the project or NAMESPACE/PROJECT_NAME
deny_delete_tag boolean no Deny deleting a tag
member_check boolean no Restrict commits by author (email) to existing GitLab users
prevent_secrets boolean no GitLab will reject any files that are likely to contain secrets
commit_message_regex string no All commit messages must match this, e.g. Fixed \d+\..*
branch_name_regex string no All branch names must match this, e.g. `(feature
author_email_regex string no All commit author emails must match this, e.g. @my-company.com$
file_name_regex string no All commited filenames must not match this, e.g. `(jar
max_file_size integer no Maximum file size (MB)

Delete project push rule

Removes a push rule from a project. This is an idempotent method and can be called multiple times. Either the push rule is available or not.

DELETE /projects/:id/push_rule

Parameters: