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Is there any way to add label to pull request via rest api? Edited


I can add a comment to pull request using rest api like this

curl -u "username:password" -H 'Content-type: application/json' -X POST -d '{"text":"mycomment"}'

Is there anyway to add a label to pull request ?


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Daniel Eads Atlassian Team Dec 12, 2018

Hi Amulya,

Bitbucket Server doesn't currently have labels for pull requests. You can get them by using a plugin like the free Pull Request Labels one, but this doesn't provide an API endpoint.

We do have an open feature request to add pull request labels natively in Bitbucket Server. Presumably that would come with an API endpoint. If that's important to you, I suggest watching and voting on that issue!


Thank you Daniel for your reply. 

Any update from Bitbucket on this?

Daniel Eads Atlassian Team Dec 03, 2019

Hey @Sanjay Pant !

The suggestion ticket is still listed as gathering interest. For more information about how Atlassian prioritizes feature requests made on, check out this Community post. Keeping an eye on the ticket directly by watching it is the best way to stay up to date on the latest information. For your convenience in receiving this reply for email, here's a link to that feature request again:


Like Sanjay Pant likes this

If you use the Free Pull Request Labels by Reconquest there is a rest endpoint you just need to do a little digging to work it out (I couldn't find anything in the docs), here is what I've managed to work out;


To Read Labels

Method: GET


Authorization: Bearer XYZ

URL: http://<insert_host>/rest/io.reconquest.bitbucket.labels/1.0/<insert_project>/<insert_repo>/pull-requests/1

Response: { "labels": [ "TEST_LABEL" ] }


To Write Labels

Method: POST


Authorization: Bearer XYZ

X-Atlassian-Token: no-check

URL: http://<insert_host>/rest/io.reconquest.bitbucket.labels/1.0/<insert_project>/<insert_repo>/pull-requests/1

Post Data (x-www-form-urlencoded):


Response: { "success": true}


Hopefully useful... 

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