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What happens when sites or the whole network go offline

Now that the API is all done on stackexchange.com. What happens if say just certain sites go offline (eg just Stackoverflow). Will the API continue to return results or will it return the HTML offline ...
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Dead link in documentation

On the docs for question timelines the link for "Question" points to /docs/type/question when it should point to /docs/types/question
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No answer_id for Comment on answer inbox_item

According to the API documentation on inbox_item, inbox items corresponding to a comment on an answer to a question should have an answer_id field identifying the answer that the comment was on, but ...
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sites method styling code problem

One of the site returned from the sites method has the following styling codes "site_type": "main_site", "name": "GIS", "logo_url": "http://sstatic.net/gis/img/logo-small.png", ...
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BridgeStack — .NET client library with full 2.0 support

BridgeStack This is a StackExchange API v2.0 consumer library written under C#. It is heavily documented and designed to make it as easy as possible to interact with the API. Example Usage To ...
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Running queries from the Documentation pages hangs browser for minutes at a time

I've been playing with some queries on the documentation page, and I've noticed that it's taking an abnormally long time to load even reasonably sized API call results: ...
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OAuth redirect not completing

This is the URL that I'm entering (in Safari, cleared website data and cache; my app, uses own Cookie jar; and incognito chrome) ...
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Sorting the event stream

It seems like the data returned from the /events endpoint is flawed by being returned in descending order. For example: { "items": [ { "event_type": "comment_posted", "event_id": ...
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Stylistic error on the JavaScript SDK documentation page

There is a small stylistic error on the JavaScript SDK documentation page. Your application must have the client side OAuth flow enabled, and must not have disabled the desktop application ...
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Example of inbox items?

Would it be possible to get an example of each type returned by the inbox, Eg careers messages, and whatever meta questions are. Do careers invites/chat messages/etc have ids? And what is their site? ...
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Answer up/down vote count not being returned in filter

As the picture shows, the up_vote_count and down_vote_count answer properties are selected but not returned. What gives?
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Implicit OAuth flow is not working when the user is not logged in.

Here is the URL I am trying to use: https://stackexchange.com/oauth/dialog?client_id=120&scope=read_inbox,no_expiry&redirect_uri=https://stackexchange.com/oauth/login_success This works ...
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What's the simplest way to detect if a question was asked by a user whose account has been deleted?

What's the minimum filter and simplest way to detect if a question (by its ID) was asked by a user whose account has been deleted?
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Several staff members are incorrectly listed as elected moderators

Several employees are being reported as elected moderators on sites they haven't been elected on, according to /2.0/users/moderators/elected. I think there was a similar issue reported before during ...
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Is there an open provider implementation for oAuth 2.0 used by StackExchange sites?

I notice that there is an oAuth endpoint for the stackexchange API: https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/authentication The OpenID implementation used by StackExchange is open sourced at ...
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So Time Mah Betas Userscript, displays the length of Area 51 public betas

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This script was created to address this Meta question: When viewing the Area 51 proposal for any site, this script adds a "public beta duration" block showing ...
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Is data retrieved from /events dependent on the access token used to retrieve it?

This may seem like a bit of an unusual question at first but I'll try to explain where it's coming from. My PHP wrapper (Stack.PHP) offers a caching class that follows the guidelines in the API docs ...
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There is a small discrepancy in the docs for users-id-associated

The main doc page, https://api.stackexchange.com/docs, shows /users/{id}/associated while the method page, https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/associated-users, uses /users/{ids}/associated. It's ...
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Events: field request

The "Event" object doesn't have an easy way for getting at the object relating to the event. There's a link field, but I don't fancy having to parse the information out of that (although I could). ...
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Stack Apps Listing Wizard - Making it easier to list your application right here on Stack Apps

Screenshot About Listing an application here on Stack Apps can be a lot of work. First you have to visit this question and copy the markdown. Some of those fields don't apply to UserScripts and ...
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the stack exchange javascript library is 404

the library listed on the doc page for Authentication https://api.stackexchange.com/js/2.0/all.js ultimately redirects to https://api-v2cdn.sstatic.net/js/all.js which results in varying degrees ...
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Get a list of required tags for site

How can I get the tags which are required, (fulfills_required = true) for each site? Like order/filter the tags route to show the fulfills_required tags first?
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Possible to return newest questions with a certain tag?

I am not finding a way to return a list of new questions by tag with the new stack exchange api. Am I missing something or is this not available? If this is not available, I most certainly request ...
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Expose the contents of the “accounts” tab of the SE network profile as machine-readable data

It would be really nice if there were a way to get all the data that is displayed on the accounts tab of the Stack Exchange network profile for a user (e.g. mine) as machine-readable data with a ...
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StackAd Wordpress Plugin - Display Community Ads on Your WordPress Blog with Minimal Effort

Screenshot About Now you can easily display community based advertisements (like these) on your WordPress blog with almost no effort. The plugin ships with a widget you can add to the sidebar ...
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Voice Search - Search Stack Exchange sites with your voice.

Screenshot About Does text-based searching frustrate you? Does the idea of commanding your browser to search for a phrase sound like fun? If so, this script may be for you. Just install it, ...
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How to format time since xxx e.g. “4 minutes ago” similar to Stack Exchange sites

function timeSince(date) { var seconds = Math.floor((new Date() - date) / 1000); var interval = Math.floor(seconds / 31536000); if (interval > 1) { return interval + " ...
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1answer
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Does stackexchange provide https access to its API?

Requests I make appear to be redirected back to plain http URLs and the certs seem questionable: % curl -O 'https://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/questions/?key=oxXcnoD51kKE ...
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1answer
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Can we get access to key-usage metrics?

Will developers ever get a chance to see how often their app key is being used? Or how many unique IPs are used the key? Or any other random metrics that might be interesting?
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Why aren't badges paginated?

What is the current reasoning for the badge routes not being paged? Badges (/tags) is probably the current longest route, and it is annoying that this route isn't paginated, but stackauth/sites is. ...
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There is a typo in the authentication documentation

There is a typo on this documentation page. It says "The explcit OAuth 2.0 flow" but it should say "The explicit OAuth 2.0 flow".
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1answer
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Answer vote counts are not correct

I was trying to figure out the total number of answers I have that have been downvoted, and at first everything seemed awesome since the total was zero. However, I knew this wasn't correct. For ...
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0answers
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Suggested Edits Queue for Mere Mortals

Screenshot About This Java command-line app gives you access to the Suggested Edits queue using the Stack Exchange 2.0 API. It is ideally suited for users in the 2000 <= reputation < ...
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1answer
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How to limit the number of responses in Stack.PHP?

How do I limit the number of results provided by Stack.PHP (a library wrapper over the Stackexchange API)? For example, how do I get the first 50 questions tagged with a keyword? The query I ...
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1answer
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link attribute is missing from questions in /tags/{tags}/faq

Check the following requests, the link attribute is missing from questions objects in responses. I checked with the default filter and also with custom filters (both safe and unsafe). ...
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0answers
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Example responses

I think I may have asked this before. Would it be possible to have example responses for the inbox route. Eg I have no idea what a careers_invite would be like.
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1answer
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StackAd - An Easy Way to Display Open-Source Ads on Your Site/Blog

Note: This page is due for an update but until then you can add StackAd to your site by adding: <script type='text/javascript' ...
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Display a clock in the user bar

Screenshot About This user script adds a clock on the user bar next to the search box. When visiting a Stack Exchange site I sometimes like to know the current Stack Exchange time. This clock ...
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0answers
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Why I think Area51 needs an API.

Okay, I have to admit that I never dreamed I would be advocating an API for Area51. But here I am doing it :) I think we need an API for Area51. Granted, the whole concept of questions and answers is ...
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1answer
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Is there any way we could have more information about tags in /questions?

In the /tags route, the following information is returned for a specific tag: { "name": "c#", "count": 262613, "is_required": false, "is_moderator_only": false, "has_synonyms": true } ...
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1answer
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question_id missing from migration_info for this question.

Consider the following API request: http://api.stackexchange.com/2.0/questions/3064?site=stackapps This question was migrated from Stack Apps to Stack Overflow. However, the migrated_to field is ...
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/users/{ID}/reputation is returning a 500 error.

The following API request: http://api.stackexchange.com/2.0/users/235/reputation?filter=%21DnBO_&site=askubuntu&page=1 ...is returning an error: { error_id: 500, error_name: ...
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1answer
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integer and decimal are used to describe fields in return types but not in method parameters

Integer and Decimal designations are useful in creating an accurate model of API methods and types. These specific 'number' subtypes are used when describing types but the method parameter lists all ...
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0answers
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How to resolve a client_id rejected error

So I am digging into the API and trying to learn it by creating my own application. I have registered for a key and currently hosting the application locally (http://localhost). On login, I receive an ...
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1answer
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What's the etiquette for answers/comments on an app “question” on stackapps.com?

Since the stackapps FAQ doesn't really address this, and everything I list below could be acceptable when there is so much to discuss, is there an accepted etiquette to what "answers" should address ...
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1answer
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How are filters created?

Can someone explain how Filters are created in the Stackexchange v2 API? The documentation mentions the following for /filters/create: It is not expected that many applications will call this ...
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Is there a limit of API requests?

Our development community wants to use Stackoverflow: http://www.openntf.org/blogs/openntf.nsf/d6plinks/NHEF-8R4ABK We used the Stackoverflow REST APIs to display the most recent requests on ...
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1answer
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Add last_access_date field to the shallow_user object

Would it be possible to add the last_access_date field to the shallow_user object? I presume this corresponds to the seen field when visiting someone's profile. My reasoning is that it saves the ...
4
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1answer
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In API 2.0, what happened to questions sorted by “featured?”

I was looking for a way to grab the list of "featured" questions via the API, and I stumbled across several answers that all point to the same solution: Shouldn't there be a separate call for ...
2
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1answer
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Creating a PHP script to use the stack api

I would like to know how to use the Stack API and get all questions with a particular tag. I am coding in PHP. So I would like to write a script which can get all questions with a particular tag. I ...

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