Write a new testimonial


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.
user_id (Required)
ID of the user the testimonial is about
testimonial_text (Required)
The text of the testimonial. HTML/BBCode is not accepted

Example Response

<rsp stat="ok">
  <testimonial id="72157659275062162" date_create="1491516194" date_approved="0" approved="0" body="great photographer!">
    <by_user nsid="45937598@N01" path_alias="" username="john" ispro="1" is_ad_free="0" realname="john nelson" />
    <about_user nsid="516314214@N05" path_alias="stpaul" username="paul" ispro="0" is_ad_free="0" realname="paul peterson" />

Error Codes

1: Invalid NSID provided
2: Unable to save testimonial
3: Failed to read back testimonial ID
4: Testimonial already written for this user
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.

API Explorer

API Explorer : flickr.testimonials.addTestimonial