Developers » User
1. Basic fields
2. Optional fields A-L
3. Optional fields M-W
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Object contains information about user. Fields set may vary depending on called method and passed parameters.

Note all fields that use current user information require passing access_token in the request.
1. Basic fields
id
integer
user ID.
first_name
string
first name.
last_name
string
last name
deactivated
string
returns if a profile is deleted or blocked. Gets the value deleted or banned. Keep in mind that in this case no additional fields are returned.
is_closed
boolean
true if user profile is closed by his privacy settings.
can_access_closed
boolean
true if current user can see user profile when is_closed = 1 (e.g. they are friends).
2. Optional fields A-L
Fields beginning from A to L are described here. To see fields beginning from M to W go to the next page.

about
string
"About me".
activities
string
Activities.
bdate
string
User's date of birth. Returned asDD.MM.YYYYorDD.MM(if birth year is hidden). If the whole date is hidden, no field is returned.
blacklisted
integer, [0,1]
Returns 1 if a current user is in the requested user's blacklist.
blacklisted_by_me
integer, [0,1]
Returns 1 if a user is in the current user's blacklist.
books
string
Favorite books.
can_post
integer, [0,1]
Information whether current user can post on the wall: 1 allowed, 0 not allowed.
can_see_all_posts
integer, [0,1]
Information whether current user can see other users' posts on the wall: 1 allowed, 0 not allowed.
can_see_audio
integer, [0,1]
Information whether current user can see users' audio: 1 allowed, 0 not allowed.
can_send_friend_request
integer, [0,1]
Information whether current user can send friend request to a user: 1 allowed, 0 not allowed.
can_write_private_message
integer, [0,1]
Information whether current user can write private messages to a user: 1 allowed, 0 not allowed.
career
object
information about user's career. Object with following fileds:
  • group_id (integer) community ID (if available, otherwise company);
  • company (string) company name (if available, otherwise group_id);
  • country_id (integer) country ID;
  • city_id (integer) city ID (if available, otherwise city_name);
  • city_name (string) city name (if available, otherwise city_id);
  • from (integer) career beginning year;
  • until (integer) career ending year;
  • position (string) position.
city
object
City specified on user's page in "Contacts" section. Contains following fields:
  • id (integer) city ID;
  • title (string) city name.
common_count
integer
Number of common friends with current user.
connectionsReturns specified services such as: skype, facebook, twitter, livejournal, instagram.
contacts
object
Information about user's phone numbers. If data are available and not hidden in privacy settings, the following fields are returned:
  • mobile_phone (string) user's mobile phone number (only for standalone applications);
  • home_phone (string) user's additional phone number.
counters
object
Number of various objects the user has. Can be used inusers.getmethod only when requesting information about a user.Contains following fields:
  • albums(integer) number of photo albums;
  • videos(integer) number of videos;
  • audios(integer) number of audios;
  • photos(integer) number of photos;
  • notes(integer) number of notes;
  • friends(integer) number of friends;
  • groups(integer) number of communities;
  • online_friends(integer) number of online friends;
  • mutual_friends(integer) number of mutual friends;
  • user_videos(integer) number of videos the user is tagged on;
  • followers(integer) number of followers;
  • pages(integer) number of subscriptions (users only);
Returns only in users.get method when only one user information is requested and access_token is passed.
country
object
Country specified on user's page in "Contacts" section. Contains following fields:
  • id (integer) country ID;
  • title (string) country name.
crop_photo
object
Data about points used for cropping of profile and preview user photos. Contains following fields:
  • photo (object) Photo object with user photo used for cropping main profile photo.
  • crop (object) cropped user photo. Contains following fields:
    • x (number) X coordinate for the left upper corner, %;
    • y (number) Y coordinate for the left upper corner, %;
    • x2 (number) X coordinate for the right bottom corner, %;
    • y2 (number) Y coordinate for the right bottom corner, %.
  • rect (object) preview square photo cropped from crop photo. Contains the same fields set as crop object..
domain
string
page screen name. Returns a string with a page screen name (only subdomain is returned, like andrew). If not set,"id'+uid is returned, e.g. id35828305.
education
object
Information about user's higher education institution. The following fields are returned:
  • university(integer) university ID;
  • university_name(string) university name;
  • faculty(integer) faculty ID;
  • faculty_name(string) faculty name;
  • graduation(integer) graduation year.
exportsexternal services with export configured (twitter, facebook, livejournal, instagram).
first_name_{case}
string
First name in specified case. Possible values for {case}:
  • nom nominative (default);
  • gen genitive;
  • dat dative;
  • acc accusative;
  • ins instrumental;
  • abl prepositional.
followers_count
integer
Number of followers
friend_status
integer
Friend status with a current user. Possible values:
  • 0 not a friend;
  • 1 outcome request has been sent;
  • 2 incoming request has been sent;,
  • 3 friend.
games
string
Favorite games.
has_mobileInformation whether the user's mobile phone number is available. Returned values:1 available,0 not available. We recommend you to use it prior to call ofsecure.sendSMSNotification method.
has_photo
integer, [0,1]
Information whether the user has profile photo.
home_town
string
User's home town name.
interests
string
Interests.
is_favorite
integer, [0,1]
Information whether the user is in faves of current user.
is_friend
integer
Information whether the user is a friend of current user.
is_hidden_from_feed
integer, [0,1]
Information whether the user is hidden from current user's feed.
last_name_{case}
string
Last name in specified case. Possible values for {case}:
  • nom nominative (default);
  • gen genitive;
  • dat dative;
  • acc accusative;
  • ins instrumental;
  • abl prepositional.
last_seen
object
last visit date. Returnslast_seenobject with the following fields:
  • time (integer) last visit date (in Unixtime).
  • platform (integer) type of the platform that used for the last authorization. Possible values:
    • 1 m.vk.com;
    • 2 iPhone app;
    • 3 iPad app;
    • 4 Android app;
    • 5 Windows Phone app;
    • 6 Windows 8 app;
    • 7 web (vk.com);
    • 8 VK Mobile.
lists
string
Comma-separated friend lists IDs the user is included to. Field is available for friends.get method only.

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