Project wikis API (FREE ALL)

  • The encoding field was added in GitLab 14.9.
  • The render_html attribute was added in GitLab 14.9.
  • The version attribute was added in GitLab 14.9.

The project wikis API is available only in APIv4. An API for group wikis is also available.

List wiki pages

Get all wiki pages for a given project.

GET /projects/:id/wikis
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string Yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
with_content boolean No Include pages' content.
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/wikis?with_content=1"

Example response:

[
  {
    "content" : "Here is an instruction how to deploy this project.",
    "format" : "markdown",
    "slug" : "deploy",
    "title" : "deploy",
    "encoding": "UTF-8"
  },
  {
    "content" : "Our development process is described here.",
    "format" : "markdown",
    "slug" : "development",
    "title" : "development",
    "encoding": "UTF-8"
  },{
    "content" : "*  [Deploy](deploy)\n*  [Development](development)",
    "format" : "markdown",
    "slug" : "home",
    "title" : "home",
    "encoding": "UTF-8"
  }
]

Get a wiki page

Get a wiki page for a given project.

GET /projects/:id/wikis/:slug
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string Yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
slug string Yes URL encoded slug (a unique string) of the wiki page, such as dir%2Fpage_name.
render_html boolean No Return the rendered HTML of the wiki page.
version string No Wiki page version SHA.
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/wikis/home"

Example response:

{
  "content" : "home page",
  "format" : "markdown",
  "slug" : "home",
  "title" : "home",
  "encoding": "UTF-8"
}

Create a new wiki page

Creates a new wiki page for the given repository with the given title, slug, and content.

POST /projects/:id/wikis
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string Yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
content string Yes The content of the wiki page.
title string Yes The title of the wiki page.
format string No The format of the wiki page. Available formats are: markdown (default), rdoc, asciidoc, and org.
curl --data "format=rdoc&title=Hello&content=Hello world" \
     --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/wikis"

Example response:

{
  "content" : "Hello world",
  "format" : "markdown",
  "slug" : "Hello",
  "title" : "Hello",
  "encoding": "UTF-8"
}

Edit an existing wiki page

Updates an existing wiki page. At least one parameter is required to update the wiki page.

PUT /projects/:id/wikis/:slug
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string Yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
content string Yes, if title is not provided The content of the wiki page.
title string Yes, if content is not provided The title of the wiki page.
format string No The format of the wiki page. Available formats are: markdown (default), rdoc, asciidoc, and org.
slug string Yes URL-encoded slug (a unique string) of the wiki page, such as dir%2Fpage_name.
curl --request PUT --data "format=rdoc&content=documentation&title=Docs" \
     --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/wikis/foo"

Example response:

{
  "content" : "documentation",
  "format" : "markdown",
  "slug" : "Docs",
  "title" : "Docs",
  "encoding": "UTF-8"
}

Delete a wiki page

Deletes a wiki page with a given slug.

DELETE /projects/:id/wikis/:slug
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string Yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
slug string Yes URL-encoded slug (a unique string) of the wiki page, such as dir%2Fpage_name.
curl --request DELETE --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/wikis/foo"

If successful, a 204 No Content HTTP response with an empty body is expected.

Upload an attachment to the wiki repository

Uploads a file to the attachment folder inside the wiki's repository. The attachment folder is the uploads folder.

POST /projects/:id/wikis/attachments
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string Yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
file string Yes The attachment to be uploaded.
branch string No The name of the branch. Defaults to the wiki repository default branch.

To upload a file from your file system, use the --form argument. This causes cURL to post data using the header Content-Type: multipart/form-data. The file= parameter must point to a file on your file system and be preceded by @. For example:

curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" \
     --form "file=@dk.png" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/1/wikis/attachments"

Example response:

{
  "file_name" : "dk.png",
  "file_path" : "uploads/6a061c4cf9f1c28cb22c384b4b8d4e3c/dk.png",
  "branch" : "main",
  "link" : {
    "url" : "uploads/6a061c4cf9f1c28cb22c384b4b8d4e3c/dk.png",
    "markdown" : "![dk](uploads/6a061c4cf9f1c28cb22c384b4b8d4e3c/dk.png)"
  }
}