Templates - List

Gets template

GET https://dev.azure.com/{organization}/{project}/{team}/_apis/wit/templates?api-version=6.0-preview.1
GET https://dev.azure.com/{organization}/{project}/{team}/_apis/wit/templates?workitemtypename={workitemtypename}&api-version=6.0-preview.1

URI Parameters

Name In Required Type Description
organization
path True
  • string

The name of the Azure DevOps organization.

project
path True
  • string

Project ID or project name

team
path True
  • string

Team ID or team name

api-version
query True
  • string

Version of the API to use. This should be set to '6.0-preview.1' to use this version of the api.

workitemtypename
query
  • string

Optional, When specified returns templates for given Work item type.

Responses

Name Type Description
200 OK

successful operation

Security

oauth2

Type: oauth2
Flow: accessCode
Authorization URL: https://app.vssps.visualstudio.com/oauth2/authorize&response_type=Assertion
Token URL: https://app.vssps.visualstudio.com/oauth2/token?client_assertion_type=urn:ietf:params:oauth:client-assertion-type:jwt-bearer&grant_type=urn:ietf:params:oauth:grant-type:jwt-bearer

Scopes

Name Description
vso.work Grants the ability to read work items, queries, boards, area and iterations paths, and other work item tracking related metadata. Also grants the ability to execute queries, search work items and to receive notifications about work item events via service hooks.

Examples

Gets templates

Sample Request

GET https://dev.azure.com/{organization}/{project}/{team}/_apis/wit/templates?api-version=6.0-preview.1

Sample Response

{
  "count": 9,
  "value": [
    {
      "id": "5dbed2c3-1534-4894-aff4-0234fa3ae56d",
      "name": "Test Template",
      "description": "",
      "workItemTypeName": "Feature",
      "_links": {
        "workItemType": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/00487116-45c8-4be1-a19b-ae0de259e618/_apis/wit/workItemTypes/Feature"
        },
        "self": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/5dbed2c3-1534-4894-aff4-0234fa3ae56d"
        }
      },
      "url": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/5dbed2c3-1534-4894-aff4-0234fa3ae56d"
    },
    {
      "id": "2564ee23-9824-4cde-a42d-3036adaf50e7",
      "name": "Test Template",
      "description": "",
      "workItemTypeName": "Feature",
      "_links": {
        "workItemType": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/00487116-45c8-4be1-a19b-ae0de259e618/_apis/wit/workItemTypes/Feature"
        },
        "self": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/2564ee23-9824-4cde-a42d-3036adaf50e7"
        }
      },
      "url": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/2564ee23-9824-4cde-a42d-3036adaf50e7"
    },
    {
      "id": "05132b3a-41d6-430f-8738-42b20b34a601",
      "name": "Test Template",
      "description": "Template to be created",
      "workItemTypeName": "Feature",
      "_links": {
        "workItemType": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/00487116-45c8-4be1-a19b-ae0de259e618/_apis/wit/workItemTypes/Feature"
        },
        "self": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/05132b3a-41d6-430f-8738-42b20b34a601"
        }
      },
      "url": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/05132b3a-41d6-430f-8738-42b20b34a601"
    },
    {
      "id": "40ca92a6-0e32-4b44-8e57-664127faa0be",
      "name": "Test Template",
      "description": "",
      "workItemTypeName": "Feature",
      "_links": {
        "workItemType": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/00487116-45c8-4be1-a19b-ae0de259e618/_apis/wit/workItemTypes/Feature"
        },
        "self": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/40ca92a6-0e32-4b44-8e57-664127faa0be"
        }
      },
      "url": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/40ca92a6-0e32-4b44-8e57-664127faa0be"
    },
    {
      "id": "9363ac38-9e16-44b2-8a76-76480f366e2f",
      "name": "Test Template",
      "description": "Template to be created",
      "workItemTypeName": "Feature",
      "_links": {
        "workItemType": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/00487116-45c8-4be1-a19b-ae0de259e618/_apis/wit/workItemTypes/Feature"
        },
        "self": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/9363ac38-9e16-44b2-8a76-76480f366e2f"
        }
      },
      "url": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/9363ac38-9e16-44b2-8a76-76480f366e2f"
    },
    {
      "id": "2e703f7c-b028-4bf3-883d-7e641758a1f2",
      "name": "Test Template",
      "description": "",
      "workItemTypeName": "Feature",
      "_links": {
        "workItemType": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/00487116-45c8-4be1-a19b-ae0de259e618/_apis/wit/workItemTypes/Feature"
        },
        "self": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/2e703f7c-b028-4bf3-883d-7e641758a1f2"
        }
      },
      "url": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/2e703f7c-b028-4bf3-883d-7e641758a1f2"
    },
    {
      "id": "72608fee-226d-4c34-821a-82edeef99dbf",
      "name": "Test Template",
      "description": "",
      "workItemTypeName": "Feature",
      "_links": {
        "workItemType": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/00487116-45c8-4be1-a19b-ae0de259e618/_apis/wit/workItemTypes/Feature"
        },
        "self": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/72608fee-226d-4c34-821a-82edeef99dbf"
        }
      },
      "url": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/72608fee-226d-4c34-821a-82edeef99dbf"
    },
    {
      "id": "88c9ab05-74cc-45ff-a39d-a4400ff70796",
      "name": "Test Template",
      "description": "",
      "workItemTypeName": "Feature",
      "_links": {
        "workItemType": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/00487116-45c8-4be1-a19b-ae0de259e618/_apis/wit/workItemTypes/Feature"
        },
        "self": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/88c9ab05-74cc-45ff-a39d-a4400ff70796"
        }
      },
      "url": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/88c9ab05-74cc-45ff-a39d-a4400ff70796"
    },
    {
      "id": "d1e32bd5-98f6-4ad6-b035-e131aa1b4cdb",
      "name": "Test Template",
      "description": "",
      "workItemTypeName": "Feature",
      "_links": {
        "workItemType": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/00487116-45c8-4be1-a19b-ae0de259e618/_apis/wit/workItemTypes/Feature"
        },
        "self": {
          "href": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/d1e32bd5-98f6-4ad6-b035-e131aa1b4cdb"
        }
      },
      "url": "https://dev.azure.com/fabrikamm0652/Test%20Project/3481fbc6-b38e-4a68-ae98-53720872d5db/_apis/wit/templates/d1e32bd5-98f6-4ad6-b035-e131aa1b4cdb"
    }
  ]
}

Definitions

ReferenceLinks

The class to represent a collection of REST reference links.

WorkItemTemplateReference

Describes a shallow reference to a work item template.

The class to represent a collection of REST reference links.

Name Type Description
links
  • object

The readonly view of the links. Because Reference links are readonly, we only want to expose them as read only.

WorkItemTemplateReference

Describes a shallow reference to a work item template.

Name Type Description
_links

Link references to related REST resources.

description
  • string

The description of the work item template.

id
  • string

The identifier of the work item template.

name
  • string

The name of the work item template.

url
  • string
workItemTypeName
  • string

The name of the work item type.