Add a photo to a gallery.


This method requires authentication with 'write' permission.

Note: This method requires an HTTP POST request.


api_key (Required)
Your API application key. See here for more details.
gallery_id (Required)
The ID of the gallery to add a photo to. Note: this is the compound ID returned in methods like flickr.galleries.getList, and flickr.galleries.getListForPhoto.
photo_id (Required)
The photo ID to add to the gallery
comment (Optional)
A short comment or story to accompany the photo.
full_response (Optional)
If specified, return updated details of the gallery the photo was added to

Example Response

This method has no specific response - It returns an empty success response if it completes without error.

Error Codes

1: Required parameter missing
One or more required parameters was not included with your API call.
2: Invalid gallery ID
That gallery could not be found.
3: Invalid photo ID
The requested photo could not be found.
4: Invalid comment
The comment body could not be validated.
5: Failed to add photo
Unable to add the photo to the gallery.
6: Photo not public
Only public photos can be added to a gallery
7: Cannot add your own photo
Gallery owner is same as the photo owner.
8: Photo in gallery
Photo is already in the gallery
9: Photo owner opted out
The photo owner opted this photo out of this galleries
10: Gallery is full
Gallery has the maximum allowed items.
11: Photo not safe
Only Safe photos can be added to a gallery.
12: Gallery owner blocked
The photo owner has blocked the gallery owner.
13: Photo owner opted out
The photo owner has opted out of all galleries.
95: SSL is required
SSL is required to access the Flickr API.
96: Invalid signature
The passed signature was invalid.
97: Missing signature
The call required signing but no signature was sent.
98: Login failed / Invalid auth token
The login details or auth token passed were invalid.
99: User not logged in / Insufficient permissions
The method requires user authentication but the user was not logged in, or the authenticated method call did not have the required permissions.
100: Invalid API Key
The API key passed was not valid or has expired.
105: Service currently unavailable
The requested service is temporarily unavailable.
106: Write operation failed
The requested operation failed due to a temporary issue.
111: Format "xxx" not found
The requested response format was not found.
112: Method "xxx" not found
The requested method was not found.
114: Invalid SOAP envelope
The SOAP envelope send in the request could not be parsed.
115: Invalid XML-RPC Method Call
The XML-RPC request document could not be parsed.
116: Bad URL found
One or more arguments contained a URL that has been used for abuse on Flickr.

API Explorer

API Explorer : flickr.galleries.addPhoto