Releases API

List Releases

Paginated list of Releases, sorted by released_at.

GET /projects/:id/releases
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.

Example request:

curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: gDybLx3yrUK_HLp3qPjS" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/24/releases"

Example response:

[
   {
      "tag_name":"v0.2",
      "description":"## CHANGELOG\r\n\r\n- Escape label and milestone titles to prevent XSS in GFM autocomplete. !2740\r\n- Prevent private snippets from being embeddable.\r\n- Add subresources removal to member destroy service.",
      "name":"Awesome app v0.2 beta",
      "description_html":"\u003ch2 dir=\"auto\"\u003e\n\u003ca id=\"user-content-changelog\" class=\"anchor\" href=\"#changelog\" aria-hidden=\"true\"\u003e\u003c/a\u003eCHANGELOG\u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003cul dir=\"auto\"\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eEscape label and milestone titles to prevent XSS in GFM autocomplete. !2740\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePrevent private snippets from being embeddable.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAdd subresources removal to member destroy service.\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e",
      "created_at":"2019-01-03T01:56:19.539Z",
      "released_at":"2019-01-03T01:56:19.539Z",
      "author":{
         "id":1,
         "name":"Administrator",
         "username":"root",
         "state":"active",
         "avatar_url":"https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/e64c7d89f26bd1972efa854d13d7dd61?s=80\u0026d=identicon",
         "web_url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root"
      },
      "commit":{
         "id":"079e90101242458910cccd35eab0e211dfc359c0",
         "short_id":"079e9010",
         "title":"Update README.md",
         "created_at":"2019-01-03T01:55:38.000Z",
         "parent_ids":[
            "f8d3d94cbd347e924aa7b715845e439d00e80ca4"
         ],
         "message":"Update README.md",
         "author_name":"Administrator",
         "author_email":"admin@example.com",
         "authored_date":"2019-01-03T01:55:38.000Z",
         "committer_name":"Administrator",
         "committer_email":"admin@example.com",
         "committed_date":"2019-01-03T01:55:38.000Z"
      },
      "milestones": [
         {
            "id":51,
            "iid":1,
            "project_id":24,
            "title":"v1.0-rc",
            "description":"Voluptate fugiat possimus quis quod aliquam expedita.",
            "state":"closed",
            "created_at":"2019-07-12T19:45:44.256Z",
            "updated_at":"2019-07-12T19:45:44.256Z",
            "due_date":"2019-08-16T11:00:00.256Z",
            "start_date":"2019-07-30T12:00:00.256Z",
            "web_url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/milestones/1"
         },
         {
            "id":52,
            "iid":2,
            "project_id":24,
            "title":"v1.0",
            "description":"Voluptate fugiat possimus quis quod aliquam expedita.",
            "state":"closed",
            "created_at":"2019-07-16T14:00:12.256Z",
            "updated_at":"2019-07-16T14:00:12.256Z",
            "due_date":"2019-08-16T11:00:00.256Z",
            "start_date":"2019-07-30T12:00:00.256Z",
            "web_url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/milestones/2"
         }
      ],
      "commit_path":"/root/awesome-app/commit/588440f66559714280628a4f9799f0c4eb880a4a",
      "tag_path":"/root/awesome-app/-/tags/v0.11.1",
      "assets":{
         "count":6,
         "sources":[
            {
               "format":"zip",
               "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.2/awesome-app-v0.2.zip"
            },
            {
               "format":"tar.gz",
               "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.2/awesome-app-v0.2.tar.gz"
            },
            {
               "format":"tar.bz2",
               "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.2/awesome-app-v0.2.tar.bz2"
            },
            {
               "format":"tar",
               "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.2/awesome-app-v0.2.tar"
            }
         ],
         "links":[
            {
               "id":2,
               "name":"awesome-v0.2.msi",
               "url":"http://192.168.10.15:3000/msi",
               "external":true
            },
            {
               "id":1,
               "name":"awesome-v0.2.dmg",
               "url":"http://192.168.10.15:3000",
               "external":true
            }
         ]
      },
   },
   {
      "tag_name":"v0.1",
      "description":"## CHANGELOG\r\n\r\n-Remove limit of 100 when searching repository code. !8671\r\n- Show error message when attempting to reopen an MR and there is an open MR for the same branch. !16447 (Akos Gyimesi)\r\n- Fix a bug where internal email pattern wasn't respected. !22516",
      "name":"Awesome app v0.1 alpha",
      "description_html":"\u003ch2 dir=\"auto\"\u003e\n\u003ca id=\"user-content-changelog\" class=\"anchor\" href=\"#changelog\" aria-hidden=\"true\"\u003e\u003c/a\u003eCHANGELOG\u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003cul dir=\"auto\"\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRemove limit of 100 when searching repository code. !8671\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eShow error message when attempting to reopen an MR and there is an open MR for the same branch. !16447 (Akos Gyimesi)\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFix a bug where internal email pattern wasn't respected. !22516\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e",
      "created_at":"2019-01-03T01:55:18.203Z",
      "released_at":"2019-01-03T01:55:18.203Z",
      "author":{
         "id":1,
         "name":"Administrator",
         "username":"root",
         "state":"active",
         "avatar_url":"https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/e64c7d89f26bd1972efa854d13d7dd61?s=80\u0026d=identicon",
         "web_url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root"
      },
      "commit":{
         "id":"f8d3d94cbd347e924aa7b715845e439d00e80ca4",
         "short_id":"f8d3d94c",
         "title":"Initial commit",
         "created_at":"2019-01-03T01:53:28.000Z",
         "parent_ids":[

         ],
         "message":"Initial commit",
         "author_name":"Administrator",
         "author_email":"admin@example.com",
         "authored_date":"2019-01-03T01:53:28.000Z",
         "committer_name":"Administrator",
         "committer_email":"admin@example.com",
         "committed_date":"2019-01-03T01:53:28.000Z"
      },
      "assets":{
         "count":4,
         "sources":[
            {
               "format":"zip",
               "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.1/awesome-app-v0.1.zip"
            },
            {
               "format":"tar.gz",
               "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.1/awesome-app-v0.1.tar.gz"
            },
            {
               "format":"tar.bz2",
               "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.1/awesome-app-v0.1.tar.bz2"
            },
            {
               "format":"tar",
               "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.1/awesome-app-v0.1.tar"
            }
         ],
         "links":[

         ]
      },
   }
]

Get a Release by a tag name

Get a Release for the given tag.

GET /projects/:id/releases/:tag_name
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
tag_name string yes The tag where the release will be created from.

Example request:

curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: gDybLx3yrUK_HLp3qPjS" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/24/releases/v0.1"

Example response:

{
   "tag_name":"v0.1",
   "description":"## CHANGELOG\r\n\r\n- Remove limit of 100 when searching repository code. !8671\r\n- Show error message when attempting to reopen an MR and there is an open MR for the same branch. !16447 (Akos Gyimesi)\r\n- Fix a bug where internal email pattern wasn't respected. !22516",
   "name":"Awesome app v0.1 alpha",
   "description_html":"\u003ch2 dir=\"auto\"\u003e\n\u003ca id=\"user-content-changelog\" class=\"anchor\" href=\"#changelog\" aria-hidden=\"true\"\u003e\u003c/a\u003eCHANGELOG\u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003cul dir=\"auto\"\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRemove limit of 100 when searching repository code. !8671\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eShow error message when attempting to reopen an MR and there is an open MR for the same branch. !16447 (Akos Gyimesi)\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFix a bug where internal email pattern wasn't respected. !22516\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e",
   "created_at":"2019-01-03T01:55:18.203Z",
   "released_at":"2019-01-03T01:55:18.203Z",
   "author":{
      "id":1,
      "name":"Administrator",
      "username":"root",
      "state":"active",
      "avatar_url":"https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/e64c7d89f26bd1972efa854d13d7dd61?s=80\u0026d=identicon",
      "web_url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root"
   },
   "commit":{
      "id":"f8d3d94cbd347e924aa7b715845e439d00e80ca4",
      "short_id":"f8d3d94c",
      "title":"Initial commit",
      "created_at":"2019-01-03T01:53:28.000Z",
      "parent_ids":[

      ],
      "message":"Initial commit",
      "author_name":"Administrator",
      "author_email":"admin@example.com",
      "authored_date":"2019-01-03T01:53:28.000Z",
      "committer_name":"Administrator",
      "committer_email":"admin@example.com",
      "committed_date":"2019-01-03T01:53:28.000Z"
   },
   "milestones": [
       {
         "id":51,
         "iid":1,
         "project_id":24,
         "title":"v1.0-rc",
         "description":"Voluptate fugiat possimus quis quod aliquam expedita.",
         "state":"closed",
         "created_at":"2019-07-12T19:45:44.256Z",
         "updated_at":"2019-07-12T19:45:44.256Z",
         "due_date":"2019-08-16T11:00:00.256Z",
         "start_date":"2019-07-30T12:00:00.256Z",
         "web_url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/milestones/1"
       },
       {
         "id":52,
         "iid":2,
         "project_id":24,
         "title":"v1.0",
         "description":"Voluptate fugiat possimus quis quod aliquam expedita.",
         "state":"closed",
         "created_at":"2019-07-16T14:00:12.256Z",
         "updated_at":"2019-07-16T14:00:12.256Z",
         "due_date":"2019-08-16T11:00:00.256Z",
         "start_date":"2019-07-30T12:00:00.256Z",
         "web_url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/milestones/2"
       }
   ],
   "commit_path":"/root/awesome-app/commit/588440f66559714280628a4f9799f0c4eb880a4a",
   "tag_path":"/root/awesome-app/-/tags/v0.11.1",
   "assets":{
      "count":4,
      "sources":[
         {
            "format":"zip",
            "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.1/awesome-app-v0.1.zip"
         },
         {
            "format":"tar.gz",
            "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.1/awesome-app-v0.1.tar.gz"
         },
         {
            "format":"tar.bz2",
            "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.1/awesome-app-v0.1.tar.bz2"
         },
         {
            "format":"tar",
            "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.1/awesome-app-v0.1.tar"
         }
      ],
      "links":[

      ]
   },
}

Create a release

Create a Release. You need push access to the repository to create a Release.

POST /projects/:id/releases
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
name string no The release name.
tag_name string yes The tag where the release will be created from.
description string yes The description of the release. You can use markdown.
ref string yes, if tag_name doesn't exist If tag_name doesn't exist, the release will be created from ref. It can be a commit SHA, another tag name, or a branch name.
milestones array of string no The title of each milestone the release is associated with.
assets:links array of hash no An array of assets links.
assets:links:name string required by: assets:links The name of the link.
assets:links:url string required by: assets:links The url of the link.
released_at datetime no The date when the release will be/was ready. Defaults to the current time. Expected in ISO 8601 format (2019-03-15T08:00:00Z).

Example request:

curl --header 'Content-Type: application/json' --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: gDybLx3yrUK_HLp3qPjS" \
     --data '{ "name": "New release", "tag_name": "v0.3", "description": "Super nice release", "milestones": ["v1.0", "v1.0-rc"], "assets": { "links": [{ "name": "hoge", "url": "https://google.com" }] } }' \
     --request POST https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/24/releases

Example response:

{
   "tag_name":"v0.3",
   "description":"Super nice release",
   "name":"New release",
   "description_html":"\u003cp dir=\"auto\"\u003eSuper nice release\u003c/p\u003e",
   "created_at":"2019-01-03T02:22:45.118Z",
   "released_at":"2019-01-03T02:22:45.118Z",
   "author":{
      "id":1,
      "name":"Administrator",
      "username":"root",
      "state":"active",
      "avatar_url":"https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/e64c7d89f26bd1972efa854d13d7dd61?s=80\u0026d=identicon",
      "web_url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root"
   },
   "commit":{
      "id":"079e90101242458910cccd35eab0e211dfc359c0",
      "short_id":"079e9010",
      "title":"Update README.md",
      "created_at":"2019-01-03T01:55:38.000Z",
      "parent_ids":[
         "f8d3d94cbd347e924aa7b715845e439d00e80ca4"
      ],
      "message":"Update README.md",
      "author_name":"Administrator",
      "author_email":"admin@example.com",
      "authored_date":"2019-01-03T01:55:38.000Z",
      "committer_name":"Administrator",
      "committer_email":"admin@example.com",
      "committed_date":"2019-01-03T01:55:38.000Z"
   },
   "milestones": [
       {
         "id":51,
         "iid":1,
         "project_id":24,
         "title":"v1.0-rc",
         "description":"Voluptate fugiat possimus quis quod aliquam expedita.",
         "state":"closed",
         "created_at":"2019-07-12T19:45:44.256Z",
         "updated_at":"2019-07-12T19:45:44.256Z",
         "due_date":"2019-08-16T11:00:00.256Z",
         "start_date":"2019-07-30T12:00:00.256Z",
         "web_url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/milestones/1"
       },
       {
         "id":52,
         "iid":2,
         "project_id":24,
         "title":"v1.0",
         "description":"Voluptate fugiat possimus quis quod aliquam expedita.",
         "state":"closed",
         "created_at":"2019-07-16T14:00:12.256Z",
         "updated_at":"2019-07-16T14:00:12.256Z",
         "due_date":"2019-08-16T11:00:00.256Z",
         "start_date":"2019-07-30T12:00:00.256Z",
         "web_url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/milestones/2"
       }
   ],
   "commit_path":"/root/awesome-app/commit/588440f66559714280628a4f9799f0c4eb880a4a",
   "tag_path":"/root/awesome-app/-/tags/v0.11.1",
   "assets":{
      "count":5,
      "sources":[
         {
            "format":"zip",
            "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.3/awesome-app-v0.3.zip"
         },
         {
            "format":"tar.gz",
            "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.3/awesome-app-v0.3.tar.gz"
         },
         {
            "format":"tar.bz2",
            "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.3/awesome-app-v0.3.tar.bz2"
         },
         {
            "format":"tar",
            "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.3/awesome-app-v0.3.tar"
         }
      ],
      "links":[
         {
            "id":3,
            "name":"hoge",
            "url":"https://google.com",
            "external":true
         }
      ]
   },
}

Update a release

Update a Release.

PUT /projects/:id/releases/:tag_name
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
tag_name string yes The tag where the release will be created from.
name string no The release name.
description string no The description of the release. You can use markdown.
milestones array of string no The title of each milestone to associate with the release ([] to remove all milestones from the release).
released_at datetime no The date when the release will be/was ready. Expected in ISO 8601 format (2019-03-15T08:00:00Z).

Example request:

curl --header 'Content-Type: application/json' --request PUT --data '{"name": "new name", "milestones": ["v1.2"]}' --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: gDybLx3yrUK_HLp3qPjS" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/24/releases/v0.1"

Example response:

{
   "tag_name":"v0.1",
   "description":"## CHANGELOG\r\n\r\n- Remove limit of 100 when searching repository code. !8671\r\n- Show error message when attempting to reopen an MR and there is an open MR for the same branch. !16447 (Akos Gyimesi)\r\n- Fix a bug where internal email pattern wasn't respected. !22516",
   "name":"new name",
   "description_html":"\u003ch2 dir=\"auto\"\u003e\n\u003ca id=\"user-content-changelog\" class=\"anchor\" href=\"#changelog\" aria-hidden=\"true\"\u003e\u003c/a\u003eCHANGELOG\u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003cul dir=\"auto\"\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRemove limit of 100 when searching repository code. !8671\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eShow error message when attempting to reopen an MR and there is an open MR for the same branch. !16447 (Akos Gyimesi)\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFix a bug where internal email pattern wasn't respected. !22516\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e",
   "created_at":"2019-01-03T01:55:18.203Z",
   "released_at":"2019-01-03T01:55:18.203Z",
   "author":{
      "id":1,
      "name":"Administrator",
      "username":"root",
      "state":"active",
      "avatar_url":"https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/e64c7d89f26bd1972efa854d13d7dd61?s=80\u0026d=identicon",
      "web_url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root"
   },
   "commit":{
      "id":"f8d3d94cbd347e924aa7b715845e439d00e80ca4",
      "short_id":"f8d3d94c",
      "title":"Initial commit",
      "created_at":"2019-01-03T01:53:28.000Z",
      "parent_ids":[

      ],
      "message":"Initial commit",
      "author_name":"Administrator",
      "author_email":"admin@example.com",
      "authored_date":"2019-01-03T01:53:28.000Z",
      "committer_name":"Administrator",
      "committer_email":"admin@example.com",
      "committed_date":"2019-01-03T01:53:28.000Z"
   },
   "milestones": [
      {
         "id":53,
         "iid":3,
         "project_id":24,
         "title":"v1.0",
         "description":"Voluptate fugiat possimus quis quod aliquam expedita.",
         "state":"active",
         "created_at":"2019-09-01T13:00:00.256Z",
         "updated_at":"2019-09-01T13:00:00.256Z",
         "due_date":"2019-09-20T13:00:00.256Z",
         "start_date":"2019-09-05T12:00:00.256Z",
         "web_url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/milestones/3"
      }
   ],
   "commit_path":"/root/awesome-app/commit/588440f66559714280628a4f9799f0c4eb880a4a",
   "tag_path":"/root/awesome-app/-/tags/v0.11.1",
   "assets":{
      "count":4,
      "sources":[
         {
            "format":"zip",
            "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.1/awesome-app-v0.1.zip"
         },
         {
            "format":"tar.gz",
            "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.1/awesome-app-v0.1.tar.gz"
         },
         {
            "format":"tar.bz2",
            "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.1/awesome-app-v0.1.tar.bz2"
         },
         {
            "format":"tar",
            "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.1/awesome-app-v0.1.tar"
         }
      ],
      "links":[

      ]
   },
}

Delete a Release

Delete a Release. Deleting a Release will not delete the associated tag.

DELETE /projects/:id/releases/:tag_name
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
tag_name string yes The tag where the release will be created from.

Example request:

curl --request DELETE --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: gDybLx3yrUK_HLp3qPjS" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/24/releases/v0.1"

Example response:

{
   "tag_name":"v0.1",
   "description":"## CHANGELOG\r\n\r\n- Remove limit of 100 when searching repository code. !8671\r\n- Show error message when attempting to reopen an MR and there is an open MR for the same branch. !16447 (Akos Gyimesi)\r\n- Fix a bug where internal email pattern wasn't respected. !22516",
   "name":"new name",
   "description_html":"\u003ch2 dir=\"auto\"\u003e\n\u003ca id=\"user-content-changelog\" class=\"anchor\" href=\"#changelog\" aria-hidden=\"true\"\u003e\u003c/a\u003eCHANGELOG\u003c/h2\u003e\n\u003cul dir=\"auto\"\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRemove limit of 100 when searching repository code. !8671\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eShow error message when attempting to reopen an MR and there is an open MR for the same branch. !16447 (Akos Gyimesi)\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFix a bug where internal email pattern wasn't respected. !22516\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e",
   "created_at":"2019-01-03T01:55:18.203Z",
   "released_at":"2019-01-03T01:55:18.203Z",
   "author":{
      "id":1,
      "name":"Administrator",
      "username":"root",
      "state":"active",
      "avatar_url":"https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/e64c7d89f26bd1972efa854d13d7dd61?s=80\u0026d=identicon",
      "web_url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root"
   },
   "commit":{
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      "title":"Initial commit",
      "created_at":"2019-01-03T01:53:28.000Z",
      "parent_ids":[

      ],
      "message":"Initial commit",
      "author_name":"Administrator",
      "author_email":"admin@example.com",
      "authored_date":"2019-01-03T01:53:28.000Z",
      "committer_name":"Administrator",
      "committer_email":"admin@example.com",
      "committed_date":"2019-01-03T01:53:28.000Z"
   },
   "commit_path":"/root/awesome-app/commit/588440f66559714280628a4f9799f0c4eb880a4a",
   "tag_path":"/root/awesome-app/-/tags/v0.11.1",
   "assets":{
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            "format":"zip",
            "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.1/awesome-app-v0.1.zip"
         },
         {
            "format":"tar.gz",
            "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.1/awesome-app-v0.1.tar.gz"
         },
         {
            "format":"tar.bz2",
            "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.1/awesome-app-v0.1.tar.bz2"
         },
         {
            "format":"tar",
            "url":"https://gitlab.example.com/root/awesome-app/-/archive/v0.1/awesome-app-v0.1.tar"
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Upcoming Releases

Introduced in GitLab 12.1.

A release with a released_at attribute set to a future date will be labeled an Upcoming Release in the UI:

Upcoming release