Users: get

Requires authorization

Retrieves a user by user ID. Try it now or see an example.


HTTP request



Parameter name Value Description
Required parameters
userId string Either the numeric ID of the current user, or self.


This request requires authorization with at least one of the following scopes (read more about authentication and authorization).


Request body

Do not supply a request body with this method.


If successful, this method returns an Users resource in the response body.


Note: The code examples available for this method do not represent all supported programming languages (see the client libraries page for a list of supported languages).


Uses the Java client library

// Configure the Java API Client for Installed Native App
HttpTransport HTTP_TRANSPORT = new NetHttpTransport();
JsonFactory JSON_FACTORY = new JacksonFactory();
// Configure the Installed App OAuth2 flow.
Credential credential = OAuth2Native.authorize(HTTP_TRANSPORT,
JSON_FACTORY, new LocalServerReceiver(),
// Construct the Blogger API access facade object.
Blogger blogger = Blogger.builder(HTTP_TRANSPORT, JSON_FACTORY)
// The request action.
Get usersGetAction = blogger.users().get("self");
// Restrict the result content to just the data we need.
// This step sends the request to the server.
User user = usersGetAction.execute();
// Now we can navigate the response.
System.out.println("Display Name: " + user.getDisplayName());
System.out.println("Profile URL: " + user.getUrl());

Try it!

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