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Get #GooglePlus Profile page from #Email

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If you want to get a person’s Google Plus profile page from their email address, here is the trick to do it.

  1. Get the user’s profile picture from AvatarAPI.com
  2. Take the digits between the last forward-slash “/” and the dot “.”

So, for instance, if you wanted to get the Google Plus page of “peter.smith@gmail.com”, you plug this into AvatarAPI, and you get

lh3.googleusercontent.com/-06yJmZ9VFKI/AAAAAAAAAAI/AAAAAAAAAAA/KHOss3osMJ4/s181-c/117841766777955842390.jpg

Where 117841766777955842390 is the Google Plus Profile ID.

You can navigate to the Google Plus Profile page now using

https://plus.google.com/117841766777955842390

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  1. February 6, 2018 at 12:49 pm

    Note, that once you get the Google Plus Profile ID, you can call “plus.people.get” on ght Google Plus API, to get data such as:

    https://developers.google.com/apis-explorer/?hl=en_GB#p/plus/v1/plus.people.get?userId=117841766777955842390&_h=1&

    {
    “kind”: “plus#person”,
    “etag”: “\”_Ek1oAZn65JmcnNnmHdEAQCMkKA/b_1J-KLae0A7TJqD9lPo3ESI-_Q\””,
    “gender”: “male”,
    “objectType”: “person”,
    “id”: “117841766777955842390”,
    “displayName”: “Peter Smith”,
    “name”: {
    “familyName”: “Smith”,
    “givenName”: “Peter”
    },
    “url”: “https://plus.google.com/117841766777955842390”,
    “image”: {
    “url”: “https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-06yJmZ9VFKI/AAAAAAAAAAI/AAAAAAAAA8w/rBzvyaUOYu4/photo.jpg?sz=50”,
    “isDefault”: false
    },
    “organizations”: [
    {
    “name”: “DeVry University”,
    “type”: “school”,
    “endDate”: “1999”,
    “primary”: false
    },
    {
    “name”: “RTSI”,
    “type”: “work”,
    “primary”: false
    }
    ],
    “placesLived”: [
    {
    “value”: “Phoenix, AZ”,
    “primary”: true
    }
    ],
    “isPlusUser”: true,
    “circledByCount”: 53,
    “verified”: false
    }

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