Returns information for a given flickr API method.


This method does not require authentication.


api_key (Required)
Your API application key. See here for more details.
method_name (Required)
The name of the method to fetch information for.

Example Response

<method name="flickr.fakeMethod" needslogin="1">
  <description>A fake method</description>
  <explanation>explanation of example response</explanation>
    <argument name="api_key" optional="0">
			You API application key.</argument>
    <argument name="color" optional="1">
			Your favorite color.</argument>
    <error code="1" message="Photo not found">
			Full explanation...</error>
    <error code="100" message="Invalid API Key">
			Full explanation...</error>

Error Codes

1: Method not found
The requested method was 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.reflection.getMethodInfo