flickr.groups.joinRequest

Request to join a group that is invitation-only.

Authentication

This method requires authentication with 'write' permission.

Note: This method requires an HTTP POST request.

Arguments

api_key (Required)
Your API application key. See here for more details.
group_id (Required)
The NSID of the group to request joining.
message (Required)
Message to the administrators.
accept_rules (Required)
If the group has rules, they must be displayed to the user prior to joining. Passing a true value for this argument specifies that the application has displayed the group rules to the user, and that the user has agreed to them. (See flickr.groups.getInfo).

Example Response

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

Error Codes

1: Required arguments missing
The group_id or message argument are missing.
2: Group does not exist
The Group does not exist
3: Group not available to the account
The authed account does not have permission to view/join the group.
4: Account is already in that group
The authed account has previously joined this group
5: Group is public and open
The group does not require an invitation to join, please use flickr.groups.join.
6: User must accept the group rules before joining
The user must read and accept the rules before joining. Please see the accept_rules argument for this method.
7: User has already requested to join that group
A request has already been sent and is pending approval.
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.

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