Get a workflow

Gets a specific workflow. You can replace workflow_id with the workflow file name. For example, you could use main.yaml. Anyone with read access to the repository can use this endpoint. If the repository is private you must use an access token with the repo scope. GitHub Apps must have the actions:read permission to use this endpoint.


string The token will be passed in the authorization header.



undefined The ID of the workflow. You can also pass the workflow file name as a string.


GET https://api.github.com/repos///actions/workflows/
authorization: bearer undefined
accept: application/vnd.github.v3+json
user-agent: octokit.rest

Example Response

Status: 200
  "id": 161335,
  "node_id": "MDg6V29ya2Zsb3cxNjEzMzU=",
  "name": "CI",
  "path": ".github/workflows/blank.yaml",
  "state": "active",
  "created_at": "2020-01-08T23:48:37.000-08:00",
  "updated_at": "2020-01-08T23:50:21.000-08:00",
  "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octo-org/octo-repo/actions/workflows/161335",
  "html_url": "https://github.com/octo-org/octo-repo/blob/master/.github/workflows/161335",
  "badge_url": "https://github.com/octo-org/octo-repo/workflows/CI/badge.svg"

See documentation on GitHub developer guides