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Documentationget_user_data API call


Obtain an up-to-date copy of a user's profile as previously returned by an auth_info API call. To use this API call, you must enable Offline Profile Access from your application dashboard.

get_user_data - Request
Parameter Required? Description
apiKey yes Your API key
identifier yes The identifier returned from a previous auth_info API call.
extended no

This feature is supported for identifiers from the following providers:

  • Facebook
  • LiveID
  • Twitter
  • MySpace
  • LinkedIn

'true' or 'false'(default). Return the extended Simple Registration and HCard data in addition to the normalized Portable Contacts format.

get_user_data - Response

This method's response is identical to that of the auth_info API call.

If profile data are unavailable for the specified identifier (e.g., "http://example.com/"), the following error response will be returned:

  "stat": "fail",
  "err": {
    "code": 1,
    "msg": "Data unavailable for http://example.com/"
<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
<rsp stat='fail'>
  <err code='1' msg='Data unavailable for http://example.com/'/>
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