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Use the GitLab node to automate work in GitLab, and integrate GitLab with other applications. n8n has built-in support for a wide range of GitLab features, including creating, updating, deleting, and editing issues, repositories, releases and users.

On this page, you'll find a list of operations the GitLab node supports and links to more resources.


Refer to GitLab credentials for guidance on setting up authentication.

Examples and templates

For usage examples and templates to help you get started, take a look at n8n's GitLab integrations list.


  • File
    • Create
    • Delete
    • Edit
    • Get
    • List
  • Issue
    • Create a new issue
    • Create a new comment on an issue
    • Edit an issue
    • Get the data of a single issue
    • Lock an issue
  • Release
    • Create a new release
    • Delete a new release
    • Get a new release
    • Get all releases
    • Update a new release
  • Repository
    • Get the data of a single repository
    • Returns issues of a repository
  • User
    • Returns the repositories of a user

Refer to GitLab's documentation for more information about the service.

n8n provides a trigger node for GitLab. You can find the trigger node docs here.

View example workflows and related content on n8n's website.

What to do if your operation isn't supported#

If this node doesn't support the operation you want to do, you can use the HTTP Request node to call the service's API.

You can use the credential you created for this service in the HTTP Request node:

  1. In the HTTP Request node, select Authentication > Predefined Credential Type.
  2. Select the service you want to connect to.
  3. Select your credential.

Refer to Custom API operations for more information.