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WordPress How to Build a WordPress Plugin Connecting WordPress Plugins with 3rd Party APIs Getting and Storing a JSON Feed

Flickr json_decode not working

When I just return the


it is fine - I get the feed.

When I use

$profile = json_decode( $json_feed['body'] );

return $profile;

I keep getting NULL

Any ideas?


1 Answer

I found the answer here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/18829328/json-decode-not-working-in-flickr-api

The Flickr API documentation says, instead of using the normal JSON, you can get the raw JSON by appending the nojsoncallback parameter with the value of 1 to the URL

I was doing this as part of the Extra Credit for 'Connecting WordPress Plugins with 3rd Party APIs'

I am new to API's and I think it would help to have a video on how to decipher the API pages and what to look for, as they cover a lot of methods and languages.