Timeline

Note: The API to get issue timeline events is currently available for developers to preview. During the preview period, the APIs may change without advance notice. Please see the blog post for full details. To access the API you must provide a custom media type in the Accept header:

application/vnd.github.mockingbird-preview

Warning: The API may change without advance notice during the preview period. Preview features are not supported for production use. If you experience any issues, contact GitHub Support or GitHub Premium Support.

The Timeline Events API can return different types of events triggered by timeline activity in issues and pull requests. For more information about the specific events that you can receive from the Issue Events API, see "Issue event types." An events API for GitHub activity outside of issues and pull requests is also available. For more information, see the "Events API."

You can use this API to display information about issues and pull request or determine who should be notified of issue comments.

List timeline events for an issue

Note: The API to get issue timeline events is currently available for developers to preview. During the preview period, the APIs may change without advance notice. Please see the blog post for full details. To access the API you must provide a custom media type in the Accept header:

application/vnd.github.mockingbird-preview

Note: Project card details are now shown in REST API v3 responses for project-related issue and timeline events. This feature is now available for developers to preview. For details, see the blog post.

To receive the project_card attribute, project boards must be enabled for a repository, and you must provide a custom media type in the Accept header:

application/vnd.github.starfox-preview+json

Warning: The API may change without advance notice during the preview period. Preview features are not supported for production use. If you experience any issues, contact GitHub Support or GitHub Premium Support.

GET /repos/:owner/:repo/issues/:issue_number/timeline

Response

Status: 200 OK
Link: <https://api.github.com/resource?page=2>; rel="next",
      <https://api.github.com/resource?page=5>; rel="last"
[
  {
    "id": 1,
    "node_id": "MDEwOklzc3VlRXZlbnQx",
    "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/issues/events/1",
    "actor": {
      "login": "octocat",
      "id": 1,
      "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=",
      "avatar_url": "https://github.com/images/error/octocat_happy.gif",
      "gravatar_id": "",
      "url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat",
      "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat",
      "followers_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/followers",
      "following_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/following{/other_user}",
      "gists_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/gists{/gist_id}",
      "starred_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/starred{/owner}{/repo}",
      "subscriptions_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/subscriptions",
      "organizations_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/orgs",
      "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/repos",
      "events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/events{/privacy}",
      "received_events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/received_events",
      "type": "User",
      "site_admin": false
    },
    "event": "closed",
    "commit_id": "6dcb09b5b57875f334f61aebed695e2e4193db5e",
    "commit_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/commits/6dcb09b5b57875f334f61aebed695e2e4193db5e",
    "created_at": "2011-04-14T16:00:49Z"
  }
]