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REST API to create and delete branch

Please help me with the APIs to 

  • Create Branch
  • Delete Branch

1 answer

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Caroline R Atlassian Team Nov 25, 2021

Hi, @Asipu Pawankumar! Welcome to the community! 

You can run the following request to create a branch using API:

curl https://api.bitbucket.org/2.0/repositories/{workspace}/{repository}/refs/branches 
-s -u username:AppPassword -X POST -H "Content-Type: application/json"
-d '{
"name" : "{new_branch_name}",
"target" : {
"hash" : "main"
}
}'

"main" should be the existing branch or commit hash from where you want to create a new branch.

And in order to delete a branch, you can run the following request:

curl --request DELETE -u username:AppPassword https://api.bitbucket.org/2.0/repositories/{workspace}/{repository}/refs/branches/{branch_name}

You can access the following links to find these endpoints:

I hope this helps, but do let me know if you have any questions. 

Kind regards,
Caroline

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