Reviews

Pull Request Reviews are groups of Pull Request Review Comments on the Pull Request, grouped together with a state and optional body comment.

List reviews on a pull request

GET /repos/:owner/:repo/pulls/:number/reviews

Response

The list of reviews returns in chronological order.

Status: 200 OK
Link: <https://api.github.com/resource?page=2>; rel="next",
      <https://api.github.com/resource?page=5>; rel="last"
[
  {
    "id": 80,
    "user": {
      "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
    },
    "body": "Here is the body for the review.",
    "commit_id": "ecdd80bb57125d7ba9641ffaa4d7d2c19d3f3091",
    "state": "APPROVED",
    "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80",
    "pull_request_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12",
    "_links": {
      "html": {
        "href": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80"
      },
      "pull_request": {
        "href": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12"
      }
    }
  }
]

The Pull Request Review 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.black-cat-preview+json

Get a single review

GET /repos/:owner/:repo/pulls/:number/reviews/:id

Response

Status: 200 OK
{
  "id": 80,
  "user": {
    "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
  },
  "body": "Here is the body for the review.",
  "commit_id": "ecdd80bb57125d7ba9641ffaa4d7d2c19d3f3091",
  "state": "APPROVED",
  "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80",
  "pull_request_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12",
  "_links": {
    "html": {
      "href": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80"
    },
    "pull_request": {
      "href": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12"
    }
  }
}

The Pull Request Review 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.black-cat-preview+json

Delete a pending review

DELETE /repos/:owner/:repo/pulls/:number/reviews/:id

Response

Status: 200 OK
{
  "id": 80,
  "user": {
    "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
  },
  "body": "Here is the body for the review.",
  "commit_id": "ecdd80bb57125d7ba9641ffaa4d7d2c19d3f3091",
  "state": "PENDING",
  "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80",
  "pull_request_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12",
  "_links": {
    "html": {
      "href": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80"
    },
    "pull_request": {
      "href": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12"
    }
  }
}

The Pull Request Review 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.black-cat-preview+json

Get comments for a single review

GET /repos/:owner/:repo/pulls/:number/reviews/:id/comments

Response

Status: 200 OK
Link: <https://api.github.com/resource?page=2>; rel="next",
      <https://api.github.com/resource?page=5>; rel="last"
[
  {
    "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/comments/1",
    "id": 1,
    "pull_request_review_id": 42,
    "diff_hunk": "@@ -16,33 +16,40 @@ public class Connection : IConnection...",
    "path": "file1.txt",
    "position": 1,
    "original_position": 4,
    "commit_id": "6dcb09b5b57875f334f61aebed695e2e4193db5e",
    "original_commit_id": "9c48853fa3dc5c1c3d6f1f1cd1f2743e72652840",
    "user": {
      "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
    },
    "body": "Great stuff",
    "created_at": "2011-04-14T16:00:49Z",
    "updated_at": "2011-04-14T16:00:49Z",
    "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/1#discussion-diff-1",
    "pull_request_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/1",
    "_links": {
      "self": {
        "href": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/comments/1"
      },
      "html": {
        "href": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/1#discussion-diff-1"
      },
      "pull_request": {
        "href": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/1"
      }
    }
  }
]

The Pull Request Review 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.black-cat-preview+json

Create a pull request review

POST /repos/:owner/:repo/pulls/:number/reviews

Input

Name Type Description
body string The body text of the pull request review
event string The review action (event) to perform; can be one of APPROVE, REQUEST_CHANGES, or COMMENT. If left blank, the review is left PENDING.
comments array of draft review comment objects An array of comments part of the review.

Draft review comments must include these values

Name Type Description
path string The path to the file being commented on
position integer The position in the file to be commented on
body string Body of the comment

The Pull Request Review 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.black-cat-preview+json

Submit a pull request review

POST /repos/:owner/:repo/pulls/:number/reviews/:id/events

Input

Name Type Description
body string The body text of the pull request review
event string Required. The review action (event) to perform; can be one of APPROVE, REQUEST_CHANGES, or COMMENT. If left blank, the API returns HTTP 422 (Unrecognizable entity) and the review is left PENDING.

Response

Status: 200 OK
{
  "id": 80,
  "user": {
    "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
  },
  "body": "Here is the body for the review.",
  "commit_id": "ecdd80bb57125d7ba9641ffaa4d7d2c19d3f3091",
  "state": "APPROVED",
  "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80",
  "pull_request_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12",
  "_links": {
    "html": {
      "href": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80"
    },
    "pull_request": {
      "href": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12"
    }
  }
}

The Pull Request Review 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.black-cat-preview+json

Dismiss a pull request review

PUT /repos/:owner/:repo/pulls/:number/reviews/:id/dismissals

Input

Name Type Description
message string The message for the pull request review dismissal

Response

Status: 200 OK
{
  "id": 80,
  "user": {
    "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
  },
  "body": "Here is the body for the review.",
  "commit_id": "ecdd80bb57125d7ba9641ffaa4d7d2c19d3f3091",
  "state": "DISMISSED",
  "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80",
  "pull_request_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12",
  "_links": {
    "html": {
      "href": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/pull/12#pullrequestreview-80"
    },
    "pull_request": {
      "href": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/pulls/12"
    }
  }
}

The Pull Request Review 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.black-cat-preview+json