Most of the info can be found in the
doc directory, or on
To install the Python Flickr API module from source, run::
python setup.py install
To install the latest version from PyPi:
pip install flickrapi
For development, install the extra dependencies using:
pip install tox .[docs] .[qa] .[test]
py.test in the top-level directory.
Supported Python versions
The minimum Python versions that are supported are 2.7 and 3.4.
Python 2.7 will be discontinued in 2020, which also marks the end of the support for Python 2.x for this library. We might discontinue supporting Python 2.x earlier than that, but only if there is a very compelling reason to do so.
As of September 2017, Python 3.3 stopped receiving security updates, at which time this library also stopped supporting it.
Generating the documentation
The documentation is written using Sphinx.
make html in the
doc directory to generate the HTML pages.
They can then be found in the
Run the tests on all supported Python versions with tox
pip install tox)::
To run the tests for a specific Python version, e.g. 2.7::
tox -e py27