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API: me.json 

Use http://www.reddit.com/api/me.json to grab information about the currently logged in user.

Note: Using the .xml extension still returns JSON.

Example Response

If the reddit_session cookie is not present in the request, the API will return the following:

{}

Otherwise, the API will return something like the following about the currently logged in user:

{
    "kind": "t2",
    "data": {
        "has_mail": false,
        "name": "username",
        "created": 1213716360.0,
        "modhash": "f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0f0",
        "created_utc": 1213716360.0,
        "link_karma": 5000,
        "comment_karma": 10000,
        "is_gold": false,
        "is_mod": true,
        "id": "0ffff",
        "has_mod_mail": false
    }
}

API Reference: me.json

  • kind (string)

    The type of thing (see glossary on the API page) this is, which translates to account.

  • data (object)

    Holds relevant user data.

    • has_mail (boolean)

      Says whether the user has unread mail from messaging or comment/post replies.

    • name (string)

      Logged in user's username

    • created (number)

      Unix time that the user's account was created in the time zone the server is set to?.

    • modhash (string)

      The user's modhash (see glossary on the API page)

    • created_utc (string)

      Unix time that the user's account was created in UTC

    • link_karma (number)

      The user's link karma.

    • comment_karma (number)

      The user's comment karma.

    • is_gold (boolean)

      Says whether the user is a reddit gold member.

    • is_mod (boolean)

      Says whether the user is a moderator.

    • id (string)

      The user's ID. This is only used internally__, right?__.

    • has_mod_mail (boolean)

      Says whether the user has unread moderator mail.

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