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.
photo_id (Required)
The ID of the photo whose WOE location is being corrected.
place_id (Optional)
A Flickr Places ID. (While optional, you must pass either a valid Places ID or a WOE ID.)
woe_id (Optional)
A Where On Earth (WOE) ID. (While optional, you must pass either a valid Places ID or a WOE ID.)
foursquare_id (Required)
The venue ID for a Foursquare location. (If not passed in with correction, any existing foursquare venue will be removed).

Example Response

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

Error Codes

1: User has not configured default viewing settings for location data.
Before users may assign location data to a photo they must define who, by default, may view that information. Users can edit this preference at
2: Missing place ID
No place ID was passed to the method
3: Not a valid place ID
The place ID passed to the method could not be identified
4: Server error correcting location.
There was an error trying to correct the location.
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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