GET lists/show

Returns the specified list. Private lists will only be shown if the authenticated user owns the specified list.

Resource URL

https://api.twitter.com/1.1/lists/show.json

Resource Information

Response formats JSON
Requires authentication? Yes
Rate limited? Yes
Requests / 15-min window (user auth) 75
Requests / 15-min window (app auth) 75

Parameters

Name Required Description Default Value Example
list_id required The numerical id of the list.
slug required You can identify a list by its slug instead of its numerical id. If you decide to do so, note that you'll also have to specify the list owner using the owner_id or owner_screen_name parameters.
owner_screen_name optional The screen name of the user who owns the list being requested by a slug .
owner_id optional The user ID of the user who owns the list being requested by a slug .

Example Request

GET https://api.twitter.com/1.1/lists/show.json?list_id=715919216927322112

Example Response

{
  "id": 715919216927322112,
  "id_str": "715919216927322112",
  "name": "National-parks",
  "uri": "/TwitterDev/lists/national-parks",
  "subscriber_count": 92,
  "member_count": 8,
  "mode": "public",
  "description": "",
  "slug": "national-parks",
  "full_name": "@TwitterDev/national-parks",
  "created_at": "Fri Apr 01 15:10:17 +0000 2016",
  "following": false,
  "user": {
    "id": 2244994945,
    "id_str": "2244994945",
    "name": "Twitter Dev",
    "screen_name": "TwitterDev",
    "location": "Internet",
    "description": "Your official source for Twitter Platform news, updates & events. Need technical help? Visit https://t.co/mGHnxZU8c1 ⌨️ #TapIntoTwitter",
    "url": "https://t.co/FGl7VOULyL",
    "entities": {
      "url": {
        "urls": [
          {
            "url": "https://t.co/FGl7VOULyL",
            "expanded_url": "https://developer.twitter.com/",
            "display_url": "developer.twitter.com",
            "indices": [
              0,
              23
            ]
          }
        ]
      },
      "description": {
        "urls": [
          {
            "url": "https://t.co/mGHnxZU8c1",
            "expanded_url": "https://twittercommunity.com/",
            "display_url": "twittercommunity.com",
            "indices": [
              93,
              116
            ]
          }
        ]
      }
    },
      "protected": false,
      "followers_count": 502084,
      "friends_count": 1472,
      "listed_count": 1514,
      "created_at": "Sat Dec 14 04:35:55 +0000 2013",
      "favourites_count": 2203,
      "utc_offset": null,
      "time_zone": null,
      "geo_enabled": true,
      "verified": true,
      "statuses_count": 3393,
      "lang": "en",
      "contributors_enabled": false,
      "is_translator": false,
      "is_translation_enabled": null,
      "profile_background_color": "null",
      "profile_background_image_url": "null",
      "profile_background_image_url_https": "null",
      "profile_background_tile": null,
      "profile_image_url": "null",
      "profile_image_url_https": "https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/880136122604507136/xHrnqf1T_normal.jpg",
      "profile_banner_url": "https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_banners/2244994945/1498675817",
      "profile_link_color": "null",
      "profile_sidebar_border_color": "null",
      "profile_sidebar_fill_color": "null",
      "profile_text_color": "null",
      "profile_use_background_image": false,
      "has_extended_profile": null,
      "default_profile": false,
      "default_profile_image": false,
      "following": false,
      "follow_request_sent": false,
      "notifications": false,
      "translator_type": "null"
  }
}