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Versões

A API Versões permite que você crie, modifique e exclua versões e ativos de versões.

Observação: a API de Versões substitui a API de Downloads. Você pode recuperar a contagem de download e a URL de download do navegador a partir dos pontos de extremidades nesta API que retornam versões e liberam ativos.

List releases

Works with GitHub Apps

This returns a list of releases, which does not include regular Git tags that have not been associated with a release. To get a list of Git tags, use the Repository Tags API.

Information about published releases are available to everyone. Only users with push access will receive listings for draft releases.

Parameters

Headers
Name, Type, Description
acceptstring

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

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
ownerstringRequired

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repostringRequired

The name of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

Query parameters
Name, Type, Description
per_pageinteger

The number of results per page (max 100).

Default: 30

pageinteger

Page number of the results to fetch.

Default: 1

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
200

OK

404

Resource not found

Code samples

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/releases
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ https://HOSTNAME/api/v3/repos/OWNER/REPO/releases

Response

Status: 200
[ { "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/releases/v1.0.0", "assets_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1/assets", "upload_url": "https://uploads.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1/assets{?name,label}", "tarball_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/tarball/v1.0.0", "zipball_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/zipball/v1.0.0", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDc6UmVsZWFzZTE=", "tag_name": "v1.0.0", "target_commitish": "master", "name": "v1.0.0", "body": "Description of the release", "draft": false, "prerelease": false, "created_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "published_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "author": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "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 }, "assets": [ { "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/assets/1", "browser_download_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/releases/download/v1.0.0/example.zip", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDEyOlJlbGVhc2VBc3NldDE=", "name": "example.zip", "label": "short description", "state": "uploaded", "content_type": "application/zip", "size": 1024, "download_count": 42, "created_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "updated_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "uploader": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "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 } } ] } ]

Create a release

Works with GitHub Apps

Users with push access to the repository can create a release.

This endpoint triggers notifications. Creating content too quickly using this endpoint may result in secondary rate limiting. See "Secondary rate limits" and "Dealing with secondary rate limits" for details.

Parameters

Headers
Name, Type, Description
acceptstring

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

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
ownerstringRequired

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repostringRequired

The name of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

Body parameters
Name, Type, Description
tag_namestringRequired

The name of the tag.

target_commitishstring

Specifies the commitish value that determines where the Git tag is created from. Can be any branch or commit SHA. Unused if the Git tag already exists. Default: the repository's default branch (usually master).

namestring

The name of the release.

bodystring

Text describing the contents of the tag.

draftboolean

true to create a draft (unpublished) release, false to create a published one.

Default: false

prereleaseboolean

true to identify the release as a prerelease. false to identify the release as a full release.

Default: false

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
201

Created

422

Validation failed, or the endpoint has been spammed.

Code samples

post/repos/{owner}/{repo}/releases
curl \ -X POST \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ https://HOSTNAME/api/v3/repos/OWNER/REPO/releases \ -d '{"tag_name":"v1.0.0","target_commitish":"master","name":"v1.0.0","body":"Description of the release","draft":false,"prerelease":false}'

Response

Status: 201
{ "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/releases/v1.0.0", "assets_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1/assets", "upload_url": "https://uploads.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1/assets{?name,label}", "tarball_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/tarball/v1.0.0", "zipball_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/zipball/v1.0.0", "discussion_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/discussions/90", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDc6UmVsZWFzZTE=", "tag_name": "v1.0.0", "target_commitish": "master", "name": "v1.0.0", "body": "Description of the release", "draft": false, "prerelease": false, "created_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "published_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "author": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "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 }, "assets": [ { "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/assets/1", "browser_download_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/releases/download/v1.0.0/example.zip", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDEyOlJlbGVhc2VBc3NldDE=", "name": "example.zip", "label": "short description", "state": "uploaded", "content_type": "application/zip", "size": 1024, "download_count": 42, "created_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "updated_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "uploader": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "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 } } ] }

Get the latest release

Works with GitHub Apps

View the latest published full release for the repository.

The latest release is the most recent non-prerelease, non-draft release, sorted by the created_at attribute. The created_at attribute is the date of the commit used for the release, and not the date when the release was drafted or published.

Parameters

Headers
Name, Type, Description
acceptstring

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

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
ownerstringRequired

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repostringRequired

The name of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
200

OK

Code samples

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/releases/latest
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ https://HOSTNAME/api/v3/repos/OWNER/REPO/releases/latest

Response

Status: 200
{ "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/releases/v1.0.0", "assets_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1/assets", "upload_url": "https://uploads.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1/assets{?name,label}", "tarball_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/tarball/v1.0.0", "zipball_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/zipball/v1.0.0", "discussion_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/discussions/90", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDc6UmVsZWFzZTE=", "tag_name": "v1.0.0", "target_commitish": "master", "name": "v1.0.0", "body": "Description of the release", "draft": false, "prerelease": false, "created_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "published_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "author": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "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 }, "assets": [ { "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/assets/1", "browser_download_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/releases/download/v1.0.0/example.zip", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDEyOlJlbGVhc2VBc3NldDE=", "name": "example.zip", "label": "short description", "state": "uploaded", "content_type": "application/zip", "size": 1024, "download_count": 42, "created_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "updated_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "uploader": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "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 } } ] }

Get a release by tag name

Works with GitHub Apps

Get a published release with the specified tag.

Parameters

Headers
Name, Type, Description
acceptstring

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

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
ownerstringRequired

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repostringRequired

The name of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

tagstringRequired

tag parameter

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
200

OK

404

Resource not found

Code samples

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/releases/tags/{tag}
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ https://HOSTNAME/api/v3/repos/OWNER/REPO/releases/tags/TAG

Response

Status: 200
{ "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/releases/v1.0.0", "assets_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1/assets", "upload_url": "https://uploads.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1/assets{?name,label}", "tarball_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/tarball/v1.0.0", "zipball_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/zipball/v1.0.0", "discussion_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/discussions/90", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDc6UmVsZWFzZTE=", "tag_name": "v1.0.0", "target_commitish": "master", "name": "v1.0.0", "body": "Description of the release", "draft": false, "prerelease": false, "created_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "published_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "author": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "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 }, "assets": [ { "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/assets/1", "browser_download_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/releases/download/v1.0.0/example.zip", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDEyOlJlbGVhc2VBc3NldDE=", "name": "example.zip", "label": "short description", "state": "uploaded", "content_type": "application/zip", "size": 1024, "download_count": 42, "created_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "updated_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "uploader": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "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 } } ] }

Get a release

Works with GitHub Apps

Note: This returns an upload_url key corresponding to the endpoint for uploading release assets. This key is a hypermedia resource.

Parameters

Headers
Name, Type, Description
acceptstring

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

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
ownerstringRequired

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repostringRequired

The name of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

release_idintegerRequired

The unique identifier of the release.

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
200

Note: This returns an upload_url key corresponding to the endpoint for uploading release assets. This key is a hypermedia resource.

404

Resource not found

Code samples

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/releases/{release_id}
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ https://HOSTNAME/api/v3/repos/OWNER/REPO/releases/RELEASE_ID

Note: This returns an upload_url key corresponding to the endpoint for uploading release assets. This key is a hypermedia resource.

Status: 200
{ "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/releases/v1.0.0", "assets_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1/assets", "upload_url": "https://uploads.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1/assets{?name,label}", "tarball_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/tarball/v1.0.0", "zipball_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/zipball/v1.0.0", "discussion_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/discussions/90", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDc6UmVsZWFzZTE=", "tag_name": "v1.0.0", "target_commitish": "master", "name": "v1.0.0", "body": "Description of the release", "draft": false, "prerelease": false, "created_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "published_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "author": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "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 }, "assets": [ { "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/assets/1", "browser_download_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/releases/download/v1.0.0/example.zip", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDEyOlJlbGVhc2VBc3NldDE=", "name": "example.zip", "label": "short description", "state": "uploaded", "content_type": "application/zip", "size": 1024, "download_count": 42, "created_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "updated_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "uploader": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "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 } } ] }

Update a release

Works with GitHub Apps

Users with push access to the repository can edit a release.

Parameters

Headers
Name, Type, Description
acceptstring

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

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
ownerstringRequired

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repostringRequired

The name of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

release_idintegerRequired

The unique identifier of the release.

Body parameters
Name, Type, Description
tag_namestring

The name of the tag.

target_commitishstring

Specifies the commitish value that determines where the Git tag is created from. Can be any branch or commit SHA. Unused if the Git tag already exists. Default: the repository's default branch (usually master).

namestring

The name of the release.

bodystring

Text describing the contents of the tag.

draftboolean

true makes the release a draft, and false publishes the release.

prereleaseboolean

true to identify the release as a prerelease, false to identify the release as a full release.

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
200

OK

Code samples

patch/repos/{owner}/{repo}/releases/{release_id}
curl \ -X PATCH \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ https://HOSTNAME/api/v3/repos/OWNER/REPO/releases/RELEASE_ID \ -d '{"tag_name":"v1.0.0","target_commitish":"master","name":"v1.0.0","body":"Description of the release","draft":false,"prerelease":false}'

Response

Status: 200
{ "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/releases/v1.0.0", "assets_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1/assets", "upload_url": "https://uploads.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1/assets{?name,label}", "tarball_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/tarball/v1.0.0", "zipball_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/zipball/v1.0.0", "discussion_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/discussions/90", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDc6UmVsZWFzZTE=", "tag_name": "v1.0.0", "target_commitish": "master", "name": "v1.0.0", "body": "Description of the release", "draft": false, "prerelease": false, "created_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "published_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "author": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "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 }, "assets": [ { "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/assets/1", "browser_download_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/releases/download/v1.0.0/example.zip", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDEyOlJlbGVhc2VBc3NldDE=", "name": "example.zip", "label": "short description", "state": "uploaded", "content_type": "application/zip", "size": 1024, "download_count": 42, "created_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "updated_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z", "uploader": { "login": "octocat", "id": 1, "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=", "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 } } ] }

Delete a release

Works with GitHub Apps

Users with push access to the repository can delete a release.

Parameters

Headers
Name, Type, Description
acceptstring

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

Path parameters
Name, Type, Description
ownerstringRequired

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repostringRequired

The name of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

release_idintegerRequired

The unique identifier of the release.

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescription
204

No Content

Code samples

delete/repos/{owner}/{repo}/releases/{release_id}
curl \ -X DELETE \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ https://HOSTNAME/api/v3/repos/OWNER/REPO/releases/RELEASE_ID

Response

Status: 204