+Goldenhawk Posted June 28, 2019 Share Posted June 28, 2019 In the new API, I don't see any means of looking up a cache owner's GUID, which is how MOST pages on geocaching.com identify users. For example, the send-an-email tool has long used the GUID to open a page to email the user: https://www.geocaching.com/email/?guid=XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXXX and the user's profile page also expects a GUID: https://www.geocaching.com/profile/?guid=XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXXX I can't figure out any way to get the GUID properly. As a workaround, I can get the profile URL in a format like https://coord.info/XXXXXXX (where XXXXXX is the API's new Base31 user ID code) which when opened jumps directly to the GUID format page instead. I can extract the GUID from the forwarding page, but that's a hack and I don't trust it to work forever. I also found I can get to the email tool like this: https://www.geocaching.com/email/?usercode=XXXXXX Seems kinda random... Any ideas? Quote Link to comment
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