Projects

The Projects API is currently available for developers to preview. During the preview period, the API may change without advance notice. Please see the blog post for full details.

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

  application/vnd.github.inertia-preview+json

List repository projects

GET /repos/:owner/:repo/projects

Parameters

Name Type Description
state string Indicates the state of the projects to return. Can be either open, closed, or all. Default: open

Response

Status: 200 OK
Link: <https://api.github.com/resource?page=2>; rel="next",
      <https://api.github.com/resource?page=5>; rel="last"
[
  {
    "owner_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/api-playground/projects-test",
    "url": "https://api.github.com/projects/1002604",
    "id": 1002604,
    "name": "Projects Documentation",
    "body": "Developer documentation project for the developer site.",
    "number": 1,
    "state": "open",
    "creator": {
      "login": "octocat",
      "id": 1,
      "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
    },
    "created_at": "2011-04-10T20:09:31Z",
    "updated_at": "2014-03-03T18:58:10Z"
  }
]

Response if projects are disabled

Status: 404 Not Found
{
  "message": "Projects are disabled for this repo",
  "documentation_url": "https://developer.github.com/v3"
}

Note: The status code may be 401 or 410, depending on the scope of the authenticating token.

List organization projects

GET /orgs/:org/projects

Parameters

Name Type Description
state string Indicates the state of the projects to return. Can be either open, closed, or all. Default: open

Response

Status: 200 OK
Link: <https://api.github.com/resource?page=2>; rel="next",
      <https://api.github.com/resource?page=5>; rel="last"
[
  {
    "owner_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/octocat",
    "url": "https://api.github.com/projects/1002605",
    "id": 1002605,
    "name": "Organization Roadmap",
    "body": "High-level roadmap for the upcoming year.",
    "number": 1,
    "state": "open",
    "creator": {
      "login": "octocat",
      "id": 1,
      "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
    },
    "created_at": "2011-04-11T20:09:31Z",
    "updated_at": "2014-03-04T18:58:10Z"
  }
]

Get a project

GET /projects/:id

Response

Status: 200 OK
Link: <https://api.github.com/resource?page=2>; rel="next",
      <https://api.github.com/resource?page=5>; rel="last"
{
  "owner_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/api-playground/projects-test",
  "url": "https://api.github.com/projects/1002604",
  "id": 1002604,
  "name": "Projects Documentation",
  "body": "Developer documentation project for the developer site.",
  "number": 1,
  "state": "open",
  "creator": {
    "login": "octocat",
    "id": 1,
    "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
  },
  "created_at": "2011-04-10T20:09:31Z",
  "updated_at": "2014-03-03T18:58:10Z"
}

Response if projects are disabled

Status: 404 Not Found
{
  "message": "Projects are disabled for this repo",
  "documentation_url": "https://developer.github.com/v3"
}

Note: The status code may be 401 or 410, depending on the scope of the authenticating token.

Create a repository project

POST /repos/:owner/:repo/projects

Input

Name Type Description
name string Required. The name of the project.
body string The body of the project.

Example

{
  "name": "Projects Documentation",
  "body": "Developer documentation project for the developer site."
}

Response

Status: 201 Created
Link: <https://api.github.com/resource?page=2>; rel="next",
      <https://api.github.com/resource?page=5>; rel="last"
{
  "owner_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/api-playground/projects-test",
  "url": "https://api.github.com/projects/1002604",
  "id": 1002604,
  "name": "Projects Documentation",
  "body": "Developer documentation project for the developer site.",
  "number": 1,
  "state": "open",
  "creator": {
    "login": "octocat",
    "id": 1,
    "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
  },
  "created_at": "2011-04-10T20:09:31Z",
  "updated_at": "2014-03-03T18:58:10Z"
}

Response if projects are disabled

Status: 404 Not Found
{
  "message": "Projects are disabled for this repo",
  "documentation_url": "https://developer.github.com/v3"
}

Note: The status code may be 401 or 410, depending on the scope of the authenticating token.

Create an organization project

POST /orgs/:org/projects

Input

Name Type Description
name string Required. The name of the project.
body string The body of the project.

Example

{
  "name": "Organization Roadmap",
  "body": "High-level roadmap for the upcoming year."
}

Response

Status: 201 Created
Link: <https://api.github.com/resource?page=2>; rel="next",
      <https://api.github.com/resource?page=5>; rel="last"
{
  "owner_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/octocat",
  "url": "https://api.github.com/projects/1002605",
  "id": 1002605,
  "name": "Organization Roadmap",
  "body": "High-level roadmap for the upcoming year.",
  "number": 1,
  "state": "open",
  "creator": {
    "login": "octocat",
    "id": 1,
    "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
  },
  "created_at": "2011-04-11T20:09:31Z",
  "updated_at": "2014-03-04T18:58:10Z"
}

Update a project

PATCH /projects/:id

Parameters

Name Type Description
name string The name of the project.
body string The body of the project.
state string State of the project. Either open or closed.

Example

{
  "name": "Outcomes Tracker",
  "body": "The board to track work for the Outcomes application."
}

Response

Status: 200 OK
Link: <https://api.github.com/resource?page=2>; rel="next",
      <https://api.github.com/resource?page=5>; rel="last"
{
  "owner_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/api-playground/projects-test",
  "url": "https://api.github.com/projects/1002604",
  "id": 1002604,
  "name": "Projects Documentation",
  "body": "Developer documentation project for the developer site.",
  "number": 1,
  "state": "open",
  "creator": {
    "login": "octocat",
    "id": 1,
    "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
  },
  "created_at": "2011-04-10T20:09:31Z",
  "updated_at": "2014-03-03T18:58:10Z"
}

Response if projects are disabled

Status: 404 Not Found
{
  "message": "Projects are disabled for this repo",
  "documentation_url": "https://developer.github.com/v3"
}

Note: The status code may be 401 or 410, depending on the scope of the authenticating token.

Delete a project

DELETE /projects/:id
Status: 204 No Content

Response if projects are disabled

Status: 404 Not Found
{
  "message": "Projects are disabled for this repo",
  "documentation_url": "https://developer.github.com/v3"
}