Label API improvements: emoji, descriptions, and search

We're happy to announce a new preview period for the Labels API. You can now use emoji in label names, add label descriptions, and search labels in a repository.

To access these features during the preview period, you must provide a custom media type in the Accept header:


During the preview period, we may change aspects of these API methods based on your feedback. If we do, we'll announce the changes here on the developer blog, but we won't provide advance notice.

If you have any questions or feedback, please contact us.

New endpoints

Updated endpoints