List issue comments for a repository

By default, Issue Comments are ordered by ascending ID.

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An additional reactions object in the issue comment payload is currently available for developers to preview. During the preview period, the APIs may change without advance notice. Please see the blog post for full details.

To access the API you must provide a custom media type in the Accept header:


The reactions key will have the following payload where url can be used to construct the API location for listing and creating reactions.


string The token will be passed in the authorization header.



string One of created (when the repository was starred) or updated (when it was last pushed to).

string Either asc or desc. Ignored without the sort parameter.

string Only show notifications updated after the given time. This is a timestamp in ISO 8601 format: YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ.

integer Results per page (max 100)

integer Page number of the results to fetch.


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

Example Response

Status: 200
    "id": 1,
    "node_id": "MDEyOklzc3VlQ29tbWVudDE=",
    "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/issues/comments/1",
    "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/issues/1347#issuecomment-1",
    "body": "Me too",
    "user": {
      "login": "octocat",
      "id": 1,
      "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=",
      "avatar_url": "https://github.com/images/error/octocat_happy.gif",
      "gravatar_id": "",
      "url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat",
      "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat",
      "followers_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/followers",
      "following_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/following{/other_user}",
      "gists_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/gists{/gist_id}",
      "starred_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/starred{/owner}{/repo}",
      "subscriptions_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/subscriptions",
      "organizations_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/orgs",
      "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/repos",
      "events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/events{/privacy}",
      "received_events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/received_events",
      "type": "User",
      "site_admin": false
    "created_at": "2011-04-14T16:00:49Z",
    "updated_at": "2011-04-14T16:00:49Z",
    "issue_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/issues/1347",
    "author_association": "collaborator"

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