flickr.people.findByUsername

Return a user's NSID, given their username.

Authentication

This method does not require authentication.

Arguments

api_key (Required)
Your API application key. See here for more details.
username (Required)
The username of the user to lookup.

Example Response

<user nsid="12037949632@N01">
  <username>Stewart</username>
</user>

Error Codes

1: User not found
No user with the supplied username was found.
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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