This method creates a work item, with a specified set of properties and attributes.


Parameter Datatype Description
token string A security token authorizing access to the web service.
typeName string The system name associated with type of work item to create, such as a Defect, Epic, Story, or Task. System names for these work types are shown in the table below.
parentId int The Id of the parent item.
backlogId int The Id of the backlog to which the work item is assigned.
name string The name to be given to the work item.
fields ItemAttribute[] An array of attributes and values to be set on the work item.

System names for work items that can be created with the CreateWorkItem method are shown in the following table:

Item type System name
Defect Agile_Defect
Epic Agile_Epic
Story PES-User-Story
Task Agile_Task