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identifying a user yahoo answers
Hi, I've found how to get all answers based on a Yahoo Answers user_id, eg:
But now I need to validate that the user who tells me they have this user_id is really that user. How can I do this with PHP? Is there any easy way to link their Yahoo email address to the Yahoo Answers user_id?
Nov 12, 2008
Sep 16, 2009
You could run a GUID identity lookup for the yid using YQL. For instance - using a user id from the XML you provided I made the following request for the user GUID:
The REST request is provided in the console and all you will need to do is make that call in a cURL request.
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