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Members

GET /2/members
  • json
  • xml
Host: api.meetup.com
  • basic
api version 2

API method for accessing members of Meetup Groups

Try it in the console

Request Parameters

At least one of the required parameter(s) must be supplied with the request. If any of the groups you specify are private, you will not see its members listed in the result set unless you are a member of that group.

fields

Request that additional fields (separated by commas) be included in the output.

group_id

Return members in groups with these ID numbers, separated by commas

group_urlname

Return members for the group with the given custom URL path

member_id

Return the member with this ID

service

Match users by the external services they've linked to their member account, specified as "servicename:identifier". For example, "service=twitter:@MeetupAPI" finds any member account that lists @MeetupAPI as its Twitter name (none, currently). You can query against several at a time by separating them with commas. Facebook identifiers should be provided as numeric values

topic,groupnum

Return members for the group with given topic and number

Ordering

joined

time member joined Meetup

name

the name of the member (default order)

visited

member's most recent activity

Response

bio

A description of the member

birthday

If the authorized is the current member, the member's birthday based on provided information

day

Day of birth

month

Month of birth

year

Year of birth

country, city, state

Country, City, (and for the US, State) the member has provided

facebook_connection

Optional response field. Only returned for the members matching the authenticated member if the authenticated member has connected their Facebook account to their Meetup account

status

The current status of the member's Facebook connection. Status may be one of: 'active', if you have an active Facebook connection or 'inactive', if your previous active connection was deactivated.

gender

Optional fields parameter. Members can only see their own gender. May be one of other, none, female, male

hometown

Hometown of member

id

The member's id

joined

Date and time a member joined in milliseconds since the epoch

lang

The member's current language preference. Returned only when the member in the response matches the authenticated member

lat, lon

Latitude and longitude coordinates of the members reported city

link

URL to the member's profile page on meetup.com

membership_count

Optional field indicating the number of active memberships this member has. If the member has a hidden group preference, this will return 0.

messagable

Returned when the "fields" parameter is set to "messaging_pref". Returns "true" if the authenticated member can message them, "false" otherwise.

messaging_pref

Returned when the "fields" parameter is set to "messaging_pref". This specifies the members preference for being contacted from members on the site. Possible values are "orgs_only", "groups_only", "all_members"

name

The member's name

other_services

Third-party services associated with the member account

[service-name]

This element is flickr, tumblr, twitter, or linkedin

identifier

identifier for the service, a username or URL

photo

The member's photo if available

highres_link

URL for the photo at its maximum size

photo_id

Photo ID

photo_link

URL for a standard size of the photo

thumb_link

URL for a thumbnail of the photo

photo_url

Link to the profile photo of the member

photos

List of all the member's photos returned as an array of the representation of the photo property

privacy

Optional fields parameter. Defines preferences for visibility of certain attributes only returned for the authenticated member

bio

may be 'hidden' or 'visible'

facebook

may be 'hidden' or 'visible'. If absent, the member has not connected their Facebook account to Meetup

groups

may be 'hidden' or 'visible'

photos

may be 'hidden' or 'visible'

topics

may be 'hidden' or 'visible'

reachable

Optional fields parameter. If querying by group and the authorized member is an organizer the member's group, this will return false when the member's email address is known to bounce and true otherwise

self

Optional field, details particular to the authorized user.

blocks

Boolean indicator of whether or not the authorized member has blocked this member. Only returned if fields is set to self_blocks

common

What the authorized user and queried member have in common

friends

Members who are Facebook friends with both members

groups

Groups the members both belong to

status

The member's status. Currently always 'active' for registered members

topics

A sampling of 50 topics this member has subscribed to. Only appears if the queried user has not hidden them, or if the authenticated and queried user are the same

id

Topic ID

name

Topic name

urlkey

Unique keyword used to identify this topic

visited

Date and time of member's last activity in milliseconds since the epoch

Examples

Return active members in group 176399

https://api.meetup.com/2/members?group_id=176399&key=ABDE12456AB2324445

Get your meetup identify

https://api.meetup.com/members?member_id=self&key=ABDE12345AB2324445

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API methods

v3 batch

v2 categories

v2 cities

v2 dashboard

v1 groups

v1 oembed

v1 topics

v2 deprecated