Import API

Import repository from GitHub

Import your projects from GitHub to GitLab via the API.

POST /import/github
Attribute Type Required Description
personal_access_token string yes GitHub personal access token
repo_id integer yes GitHub repository ID
new_name string no New repo name
target_namespace string yes Namespace to import repo into
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" --data "personal_access_token=abc123&repo_id=12345&target_namespace=root"

Example response:

    "id": 27,
    "name": "my-repo",
    "full_path": "/root/my-repo",
    "full_name": "Administrator / my-repo"