Gets information about a photoset.


This method does not require authentication.


api_key (Required)
Your API application key. See here for more details.
photoset_id (Required)
The ID of the photoset to fetch information for.
user_id (Required)
The user_id here is the owner of the set passed in photoset_id. This is optional, but passing this gives better performance.

Example Response

<photoset id="72157624618609504" owner="34427469121@N01" primary="4847770787" secret="6abd09a292" server="4153" farm="5" photos="55" count_views="523" count_comments="1" count_photos="43" count_videos="12" can_comment="1" date_create="1280530593" date_update="1308091378">
  <title>Mah Kittehs</title>
  <description>Sixty and Niner. Born on the 3rd of May, 2010, or thereabouts. Came to my place on Thursday, July 29, 2010.</description>

Error Codes

1: Photoset not found
The photoset id was not valid.
2: User not 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.

API Explorer

API Explorer : flickr.photosets.getInfo