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The REST API is now versioned. For more information, see "About API versioning".

Meta

La API de Meta devuelve la información de meta sobre GitHub Enterprise Cloud, incluyendo las direcciones IP de los servicios de GitHub Enterprise Cloud.

GitHub API Root

Works with GitHub Apps

Get Hypermedia links to resources accessible in GitHub's REST API

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
200

OK

Code samples

get/
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ https://api.github.com/

Response

Status: 200
{ "current_user_url": "https://api.github.com/user", "current_user_authorizations_html_url": "https://github.com/settings/connections/applications{/client_id}", "authorizations_url": "https://api.github.com/authorizations", "code_search_url": "https://api.github.com/search/code?q={query}{&page,per_page,sort,order}", "commit_search_url": "https://api.github.com/search/commits?q={query}{&page,per_page,sort,order}", "emails_url": "https://api.github.com/user/emails", "emojis_url": "https://api.github.com/emojis", "events_url": "https://api.github.com/events", "feeds_url": "https://api.github.com/feeds", "followers_url": "https://api.github.com/user/followers", "following_url": "https://api.github.com/user/following{/target}", "gists_url": "https://api.github.com/gists{/gist_id}", "hub_url": "https://api.github.com/hub", "issue_search_url": "https://api.github.com/search/issues?q={query}{&page,per_page,sort,order}", "issues_url": "https://api.github.com/issues", "keys_url": "https://api.github.com/user/keys", "label_search_url": "https://api.github.com/search/labels?q={query}&repository_id={repository_id}{&page,per_page}", "notifications_url": "https://api.github.com/notifications", "organization_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/{org}", "organization_repositories_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/{org}/repos{?type,page,per_page,sort}", "organization_teams_url": "https://api.github.com/orgs/{org}/teams", "public_gists_url": "https://api.github.com/gists/public", "rate_limit_url": "https://api.github.com/rate_limit", "repository_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/{owner}/{repo}", "repository_search_url": "https://api.github.com/search/repositories?q={query}{&page,per_page,sort,order}", "current_user_repositories_url": "https://api.github.com/user/repos{?type,page,per_page,sort}", "starred_url": "https://api.github.com/user/starred{/owner}{/repo}", "starred_gists_url": "https://api.github.com/gists/starred", "topic_search_url": "https://api.github.com/search/topics?q={query}{&page,per_page}", "user_url": "https://api.github.com/users/{user}", "user_organizations_url": "https://api.github.com/user/orgs", "user_repositories_url": "https://api.github.com/users/{user}/repos{?type,page,per_page,sort}", "user_search_url": "https://api.github.com/search/users?q={query}{&page,per_page,sort,order}" }

Get GitHub Enterprise Cloud meta information

Works with GitHub Apps

Returns meta information about GitHub, including a list of GitHub's IP addresses. For more information, see "About GitHub's IP addresses."

Note: The IP addresses shown in the documentation's response are only example values. You must always query the API directly to get the latest list of IP addresses.

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
200

OK

304

Not modified

Code samples

get/meta
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ https://api.github.com/meta

Response

Status: 200
{ "verifiable_password_authentication": true, "ssh_key_fingerprints": { "SHA256_RSA": "nThbg6kXUpJWGl7E1IGOCspRomTxdCARLviKw6E5SY8", "SHA256_DSA": "br9IjFspm1vxR3iA35FWE+4VTyz1hYVLIE2t1/CeyWQ", "SHA256_ECDSA": "p2QAMXNIC1TJYWeIOttrVc98/R1BUFWu3/LiyKgUfQM", "SHA256_ED25519": "+DiY3wvvV6TuJJhbpZisF/zLDA0zPMSvHdkr4UvCOqU" }, "ssh_keys": [ "ssh-ed25519 AAAAC3NzaC1lZDI1NTE5AAAAIOMqqnkVzrm0SdG6UOoqKLsabgH5C9okWi0dh2l9GKJl", "ecdsa-sha2-nistp256 AAAAE2VjZHNhLXNoYTItbmlzdHAyNTYAAAAIbmlzdHAyNTYAAABBBEmKSENjQEezOmxkZMy7opKgwFB9nkt5YRrYMjNuG5N87uRgg6CLrbo5wAdT/y6v0mKV0U2w0WZ2YB/++Tpockg=", "ssh-rsa AAAAB3NzaC1yc2EAAAABIwAAAQEAq2A7hRGmdnm9tUDbO9IDSwBK6TbQa+PXYPCPy6rbTrTtw7PHkccKrpp0yVhp5HdEIcKr6pLlVDBfOLX9QUsyCOV0wzfjIJNlGEYsdlLJizHhbn2mUjvSAHQqZETYP81eFzLQNnPHt4EVVUh7VfDESU84KezmD5QlWpXLmvU31/yMf+Se8xhHTvKSCZIFImWwoG6mbUoWf9nzpIoaSjB+weqqUUmpaaasXVal72J+UX2B+2RPW3RcT0eOzQgqlJL3RKrTJvdsjE3JEAvGq3lGHSZXy28G3skua2SmVi/w4yCE6gbODqnTWlg7+wC604ydGXA8VJiS5ap43JXiUFFAaQ==" ], "hooks": [ "192.30.252.0/22" ], "web": [ "192.30.252.0/22", "185.199.108.0/22" ], "api": [ "192.30.252.0/22", "185.199.108.0/22" ], "git": [ "192.30.252.0/22" ], "packages": [ "192.30.252.0/22" ], "pages": [ "192.30.252.153/32", "192.30.252.154/32" ], "importer": [ "54.158.161.132", "54.226.70.38" ], "actions": [ "13.64.0.0/16", "13.65.0.0/16" ], "dependabot": [ "54.158.161.132" ] }

Get Octocat

Works with GitHub Apps

Get the octocat as ASCII art

Parameters

Headers
Name, Type, Description
acceptstring

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Query parameters
Name, Type, Description
sstring

The words to show in Octocat's speech bubble

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
200

OK

Code samples

get/octocat
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ https://api.github.com/octocat

Response

Status: 200
" MMM. .MMM\n MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM\n MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM ___________________________________\n MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM | |\n MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM | Avoid administrative distraction. |\n MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM |_ _______________________________|\n MMMM::- -:::::::- -::MMMM |/\n MM~:~ 00~:::::~ 00~:~MM\n .. MMMMM::.00:::+:::.00::MMMMM ..\n .MM::::: ._. :::::MM.\n MMMM;:::::;MMMM\n -MM MMMMMMM\n ^ M+ MMMMMMMMM\n MMMMMMM MM MM MM\n MM MM MM MM\n MM MM MM MM\n .~~MM~MM~MM~MM~~.\n ~~~~MM:~MM~~~MM~:MM~~~~\n ~~~~~~==~==~~~==~==~~~~~~\n ~~~~~~==~==~==~==~~~~~~\n :~==~==~==~==~~\n"

Get all API versions

Works with GitHub Apps

Get all supported GitHub Enterprise Cloud API versions.

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
200

OK

404

Resource not found

Code samples

get/versions
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ https://api.github.com/versions

Response

Status: 200
[ "2021-01-01", "2021-06-01", "2022-01-01" ]

Get the Zen of GitHub

Works with GitHub Apps

Get a random sentence from the Zen of GitHub

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
200

OK

Code samples

get/zen
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ https://api.github.com/zen

Example response

Status: 200
"Responsive is better than fast"