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Events

Filter parameters

Action Types

Available action types for the action parameter are:

  • created
  • updated
  • closed
  • reopened
  • pushed
  • commented
  • merged
  • joined
  • left
  • destroyed
  • expired

Note that these options are downcased.

Target Types

Available target types for the target_type parameter are:

  • issue
  • milestone
  • merge_request
  • note
  • project
  • snippet
  • user

Note that these options are downcased.

Date formatting

Dates for the before and after parameters should be supplied in the following format:

YYYY-MM-DD

List currently authenticated user's events

Note: This endpoint was introduced in GitLab 9.3.

Get a list of events for the authenticated user.

GET /events

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
action string no Include only events of a particular action type
target_type string no Include only events of a particular target type
before date no Include only events created before a particular date. Please see here for the supported format
after date no Include only events created after a particular date. Please see here for the supported format
sort string no Sort events in asc or desc order by created_at. Default is desc

Example request:

curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/events&target_type=issue&action=created&after=2017-01-31&before=2017-03-01

Example response:

[
  {
    "title":null,
    "project_id":1,
    "action_name":"opened",
    "target_id":160,
    "target_type":"Issue",
    "author_id":25,
    "target_title":"Qui natus eos odio tempore et quaerat consequuntur ducimus cupiditate quis.",
    "created_at":"2017-02-09T10:43:19.667Z",
    "author":{
      "name":"User 3",
      "username":"user3",
      "id":25,
      "state":"active",
      "avatar_url":"http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/97d6d9441ff85fdc730e02a6068d267b?s=80\u0026d=identicon",
      "web_url":"https://gitlab.example.com/user3"
    },
    "author_username":"user3"
  },
  {
    "title":null,
    "project_id":1,
    "action_name":"opened",
    "target_id":159,
    "target_type":"Issue",
    "author_id":21,
    "target_title":"Nostrum enim non et sed optio illo deleniti non.",
    "created_at":"2017-02-09T10:43:19.426Z",
    "author":{
      "name":"Test User",
      "username":"ted",
      "id":21,
      "state":"active",
      "avatar_url":"http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/80fb888c9a48b9a3f87477214acaa63f?s=80\u0026d=identicon",
      "web_url":"https://gitlab.example.com/ted"
    },
    "author_username":"ted"
  }
]

Get user contribution events

Note: Documentation was formerly located in the Users API pages.

Get the contribution events for the specified user, sorted from newest to oldest.

GET /users/:id/events

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID or Username of the user
action string no Include only events of a particular action type
target_type string no Include only events of a particular target type
before date no Include only events created before a particular date. Please see here for the supported format
after date no Include only events created after a particular date. Please see here for the supported format
sort string no Sort events in asc or desc order by created_at. Default is desc
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/users/:id/events

Example response:

[
  {
    "title": null,
    "project_id": 15,
    "action_name": "closed",
    "target_id": 830,
    "target_type": "Issue",
    "author_id": 1,
    "target_title": "Public project search field",
    "author": {
      "name": "Dmitriy Zaporozhets",
      "username": "root",
      "id": 1,
      "state": "active",
      "avatar_url": "http://localhost:3000/uploads/user/avatar/1/fox_avatar.png",
      "web_url": "http://localhost:3000/root"
    },
    "author_username": "root"
  },
  {
    "title": null,
    "project_id": 15,
    "action_name": "pushed",
    "target_id": null,
    "target_type": null,
    "author_id": 1,
    "author": {
      "name": "Dmitriy Zaporozhets",
      "username": "root",
      "id": 1,
      "state": "active",
      "avatar_url": "http://localhost:3000/uploads/user/avatar/1/fox_avatar.png",
      "web_url": "http://localhost:3000/root"
    },
    "author_username": "john",
    "push_data": {
      "commit_count": 1,
      "action": "pushed",
      "ref_type": "branch",
      "commit_from": "50d4420237a9de7be1304607147aec22e4a14af7",
      "commit_to": "c5feabde2d8cd023215af4d2ceeb7a64839fc428",
      "ref": "master",
      "commit_title": "Add simple search to projects in public area"
    },
    "target_title": null
  },
  {
    "title": null,
    "project_id": 15,
    "action_name": "closed",
    "target_id": 840,
    "target_type": "Issue",
    "author_id": 1,
    "target_title": "Finish & merge Code search PR",
    "author": {
      "name": "Dmitriy Zaporozhets",
      "username": "root",
      "id": 1,
      "state": "active",
      "avatar_url": "http://localhost:3000/uploads/user/avatar/1/fox_avatar.png",
      "web_url": "http://localhost:3000/root"
    },
    "author_username": "root"
  },
  {
    "title": null,
    "project_id": 15,
    "action_name": "commented on",
    "target_id": 1312,
    "target_type": "Note",
    "author_id": 1,
    "target_title": null,
    "created_at": "2015-12-04T10:33:58.089Z",
    "note": {
      "id": 1312,
      "body": "What an awesome day!",
      "attachment": null,
      "author": {
        "name": "Dmitriy Zaporozhets",
        "username": "root",
        "id": 1,
        "state": "active",
        "avatar_url": "http://localhost:3000/uploads/user/avatar/1/fox_avatar.png",
        "web_url": "http://localhost:3000/root"
      },
      "created_at": "2015-12-04T10:33:56.698Z",
      "system": false,
      "noteable_id": 377,
      "noteable_type": "Issue"
    },
    "author": {
      "name": "Dmitriy Zaporozhets",
      "username": "root",
      "id": 1,
      "state": "active",
      "avatar_url": "http://localhost:3000/uploads/user/avatar/1/fox_avatar.png",
      "web_url": "http://localhost:3000/root"
    },
    "author_username": "root"
  }
]

List a Project's visible events

Note: This endpoint has been around longer than the others. Documentation was formerly located in the Projects API pages.

Get a list of visible events for a particular project.

GET /:project_id/events

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
project_id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
action string no Include only events of a particular action type
target_type string no Include only events of a particular target type
before date no Include only events created before a particular date. Please see here for the supported format
after date no Include only events created after a particular date. Please see here for the supported format
sort string no Sort events in asc or desc order by created_at. Default is desc

Example request:

curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/:project_id/events&target_type=issue&action=created&after=2017-01-31&before=2017-03-01

Example response:

[
  {
    "title":null,
    "project_id":1,
    "action_name":"opened",
    "target_id":160,
    "target_iid":160,
    "target_type":"Issue",
    "author_id":25,
    "target_title":"Qui natus eos odio tempore et quaerat consequuntur ducimus cupiditate quis.",
    "created_at":"2017-02-09T10:43:19.667Z",
    "author":{
      "name":"User 3",
      "username":"user3",
      "id":25,
      "state":"active",
      "avatar_url":"http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/97d6d9441ff85fdc730e02a6068d267b?s=80\u0026d=identicon",
      "web_url":"https://gitlab.example.com/user3"
    },
    "author_username":"user3"
  },
  {
    "title":null,
    "project_id":1,
    "action_name":"opened",
    "target_id":159,
    "target_iid":159,
    "target_type":"Issue",
    "author_id":21,
    "target_title":"Nostrum enim non et sed optio illo deleniti non.",
    "created_at":"2017-02-09T10:43:19.426Z",
    "author":{
      "name":"Test User",
      "username":"ted",
      "id":21,
      "state":"active",
      "avatar_url":"http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/80fb888c9a48b9a3f87477214acaa63f?s=80\u0026d=identicon",
      "web_url":"https://gitlab.example.com/ted"
    },
    "author_username":"ted"
  },
  {
    "title": null,
    "project_id": 1,
    "action_name": "commented on",
    "target_id": 1312,
    "target_iid": 1312,
    "target_type": "Note",
    "author_id": 1,
    "data": null,
    "target_title": null,
    "created_at": "2015-12-04T10:33:58.089Z",
    "note": {
      "id": 1312,
      "body": "What an awesome day!",
      "attachment": null,
      "author": {
        "name": "Dmitriy Zaporozhets",
        "username": "root",
        "id": 1,
        "state": "active",
        "avatar_url": "http://localhost:3000/uploads/user/avatar/1/fox_avatar.png",
        "web_url": "http://localhost:3000/root"
      },
      "created_at": "2015-12-04T10:33:56.698Z",
      "system": false,
      "noteable_id": 377,
      "noteable_type": "Issue",
      "noteable_iid": 377
    },
    "author": {
      "name": "Dmitriy Zaporozhets",
      "username": "root",
      "id": 1,
      "state": "active",
      "avatar_url": "http://localhost:3000/uploads/user/avatar/1/fox_avatar.png",
      "web_url": "http://localhost:3000/root"
    },
    "author_username": "root"
  }
]