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I can not find an API method method that would provide me with a set of favorite/ignored tags for a given user. Is there such a method? If not, is there a recommended way to get this information?

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No, the API does not provide a method to get the user's question-page, display preferences -- including Favorite or Ignored tags.

Currently, the only way for your app to get these is to browse to the questions list and scrape the tags from the right-hand column.

If your app is running in the user's browser and the user is logged-in, this is a piece of cake.

Otherwise, your app must somehow obtain the user's login credentials, which most users would be justifiably unwilling to provide.

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Thanks, I'll just let user paste tag list then. –  Andrey Shchekin Jun 17 '13 at 5:45

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