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Find user using e-mail address

I'm wondering if there is a simple way of using the API to find users given their e-mail address. So far, I've found the following: the search API only lets you search for questions the users API ...
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Accept rate not available in the 2.0 API

Would it be possible to add the accept_rate field to both the user and shallow_user objects? For example, using the 1.0 API, I can see that Jon Skeet has an accept rate of 95%. ...
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Site categories in API?

Would it be possible to have a category field added to the site object. Eg Technology, Culture, etc. The sites seem to already have categories, as you can see on this page: ...
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Unable to sort /search results by creation_date

I think I may have stumbled upon a bug in /search and I'll try to describe it as best as I can. What works: Create a /search query with the following parameters: fromdate: 2012-01-24 order: desc ...
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Documentation of /users/{id}/top-answer-tags conflicts with implementation.

According to the documentation: /users/{id}/top-answer-tags or /me/top-answer-tags – Get the top 30 tags (by score) a single user has posted answers in. However in practice, when retrieving data ...
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Update the default filter editor to use the API key

When I run a sample query using the SE API browser (is that right term?), say against /questions for example (here), I'll always see something to the effect of: ... "quota_remaining": 9424, ...
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Is it possible to get daily reputation change for a user via the API?

I'm trying to fetch a user's daily reputation change history for a project that's still early in the planning stages. I've been trying to use the "reputation" endpoint, but it seems like I can query ...
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Clear Chat - Clears all of the messages in the chat window.

Screenshot About Ever wish you could simply clear all of the messages from the chat window (similar to a terminal)? Well now you can with this UserScript! Simply install it using the link ...
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How often should the /info route be accessed?

The /sites method makes it very clear that you should not invoke that route more than once per day: "It is suggested that you cache its return for at least one day..." However, the /info method ...
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“Authentication Statistics” graph y-axis labels are overly granular

Yesterday there was a spike in my app's authentication requests (thanks for that, by the way ;) which has caused my authentication graph to show a much wider range of Y values than it did previously. ...
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Can I get more results/options from /users/{ids}/top-answer-tags?

/users/{ids}/top-answer-tags returns the top 30 tags for a given user. It's also the only endpoint that returns the user's tag scores along with the rest of the tag info. I'd like to use this data ...
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HTTP 500 error when calling /apps/{accessTokens}/de-authenticate with an access_token argument in GET

For almost all API calls, I pass both my key and my access_token. This doesn't exactly make sense for the "de-authenticate" endpoint, as the access token is already in the URL. Passing one anyway ...
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Is the display name meant to be escaped HTML in the 2.0 version of the API?

The display_name field of a user is HTML escaped. See here for example. Is this expected behavior or a bug? The documentation doesn't mention it.
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Can we have a flag for sites with mature content?

To my horror today, I discovered that StackMobile was happily serving up content from the newest Stack Exchange site. (StackMobile has a cron job that runs daily, updating the list of sites using the ...
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read item in unread inbox method again

I'm getting a read item in the inbox/unread method, again. This happened before, but I can't find the post about it (I'm pretty sure you fixed/explained it). But the item is very old, not a cache ...
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questions/{id} API not working as intended for vectorized id

Show Console > Try it > Call Method button on questions/{id} API page is not working properly for vectorized id ie. when I am passing 7282205 it is working fine, but when I am passing- 7282205; ...
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Quota remaining is negative

I think I must be doing something very stupid, that I just can't see I just registered an app, in the last ~10 minutes. I have just been going to the /info route, no authentication or anything else. ...
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TLS security warnings from api.stackexchange.com

Each time an API request is made over HTTPS, Firefox generates the following message in the error console: Curious, I looked up RFC 5746 and the document covers the following: Transport Layer ...
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Why aren't my application icons being used in the “Top Apps” list?

I've got application icons listed for each of my apps, but the "Top Apps" list shows the default "pages with gears" icon instead. Each time I've registered the application before posting a question ...
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The Ask Ubuntu Lens for Unity

Screenshot About If you're running Ubuntu with Unity, this Lens will put Ask Ubuntu right next to your files and applications in the Unity Dash. Via filters, you can select any other Stack ...
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Increase the pagesize limit from 100

Can we increase this limit to something more reasonable (other than 100). The cap of 100 for posts seems reasonable, however I cannot return the entire site list in one request. Due to the rapid ...
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Failed beta sites are showing up in the /sites method.

3D Graphics and Game of Go are both failed beta sites. I would not expect them to show up in the /sites list - but they do. Indeed, attempting to list questions on one of the sites fails: ...
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API endpoints do not set Access-Control-Allow-Origin, so CORS requests fail

This looks like it might have been requested before: Add CORS headers to API output In order for CORS to work, the Access-Control-Allow-Origin header (and related headers) must be set. With CORS ...
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SO Live! Chat Edition. — live updates to your reputation score, while chatting

Screenshot About This userscript, based on SOApi.js, injects itself in all SE sites' chat pages and polls the API for reputation changes every 60 seconds. When your reputation changes, this ...
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Stack Search Chrome Extension

Stack Search A Google Chrome Context Menu Extension Screenshot About This is a simple context menu extension that adds an option for selected text on a page to be searched on your ...
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API is accepting requests from other OAuth domains

I've set an OAuth domain for an application (the client_id is 24) and the following link authorizes the application: ...
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Name changes for a few methods

The following method names have been changed for reasons of consistency. /access-tokens/{accessTokens}/read is now /access-tokens/{accessTokens} /filter/create is now /filters/create ...
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The “/tags/{tags}/wikis” API does not return the proffered “body_last_edit_date” or “excerpt_last_edit_date” fields

The API for /tags/{tags}/wikis offers body_last_edit_date and excerpt_last_edit_date fields. Both are selected in the default filter. But neither are actually returned even for tags I'm 100% sure ...
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StackExchange Theme Switcher

Inspired by this post. Now you too can enjoy the satisfaction of switching SE's themes at will like the devs do, albeit this affects your browser only: This creates a dropdown at the bottom of the ...
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StackOverflow Updater.. Update Questions without the refresh

SOUpdater - UnRefresh! (1.2) App (Chrome-Extension) About SOUpdater is a chrome extension that helps in plugging-in questions asked in stackoverflow in a sidebar and update it frequently without ...
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API console always queries Stack Overflow

On any Stack Exchange site (well, I tried Super User (trilogy), Unix (SE-2.0 launched) and SFF (SE-2.0 beta)), the console (“Show Console” button) in the 1.1 API queries ...
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clik - Notification Synchronization

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Your notifications are split between screens, apps, and sites. Put them all in one place, only a clik away! clik removes the hassle of keeping track of your ...
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How can I get the “follower” count for a given tag on a site?

One of the metrics (albeit a somewhat weak one) of a given tag's "health" is how many followers it has. I believe this is the count of how many users have the tag on their "Favorite Tags" list. You ...
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How do I get a filter to let through the fields I specify?

I've created a filter based on the "none" filter with include fields for all those I will need for my application. While the filter I created looks fine to me, it doesn't appear to return any results ...
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How to set the stack apps post for an application

On the app management page, when you select one of your apps it says stack apps post, and for me at least says not set. Clicking edit doesn't give an option to set it?
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Self-mined Badge Progress via 2.0+ API

Badge Progress as a topic has had many questions, and some closed. Before downvoting or closing, please consider how this question might be different. First, what's the the latest official answer of ...
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User to de-authorise app?

The API makes use of OAuth to allow queries such as /inbox/unread. In the documentation however, I cannot seem to find a way for the user to control actively the authentication: Is there a place for ...
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Show Post Score Breakdown Early Script

Allows you to click the vote score and get the break-down just like with the established user privilege. This script does not use the data API but extracts votes from the timeline pages (which ...
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Documentation sorted by return type

Right now the documentation is pretty terribly organized. For example, consider the things under the "Users" heading: /users => returns Users /users/{ids} => returns Users /users/{ids}/answers => ...
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API Inconsistencies

In my opinion, one of the hallmarks of a good API is that it is self-consistent. It establishes easy-to-remember conventions and then follows them. As I'm trying to adopt the 2.0 API, I'm finding ...
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1answer
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API Implicit Authentication with Python

I am working on an desktop inbox notifier for StackOverflow, using the API with Python. The script I am working on first logs the user in on StackExchange, and then requests authorisation for the ...
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Why do I get a throttle violation after 300 requests while using a key but no access_token?

I'm doing some testing on my app, and I let it run on a machine this afternoon while I was away. When I got back, I was geting 503 throttle violation errors from my API calls. I was calling the ...
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How to delete an OAuth (2.0) API key?

I created a couple of extra keys I don't need. Can I delete them? I don't see an option anywhere in the list or on the page for the key itself.
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stack.horizobu.com - an exploration engine

Screenshot About stack.horizobu.com is a search engine for the various Stack Exchange question and answer sites. horizobu assists you in your search by suggesting related query terms. The ...
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Stacked Odds - Finding the questions that you can answer

Screenshot / Code Snippet More screenshots can be found in the extension gallery. About Stacked Odds is an extension for Chrome that stacks the odds in your favour when looking for questions to ...
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1answer
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Documentation has broken link (JSONP)

On Wikipedia, JSONP now has its own article, instead of being part of the JSON article. The documentation links JSONP to Wikpedia:JSON#JSONP. It should link to Wikipedia:JSONP.
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1answer
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Conditional GET support for chat RSS feeds?

I'm trying to use one of the RSS feeds from chat.stackexchange.com in my application. I'm using the python feedparser package for this. Feedparser supports a couple of different "conditional get" ...
5
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1answer
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How to register application for API implicit authentication?

I am working on an applet to for Cairo-Dock, to check the user's StackExchange inbox. Right now I've worked around this by using the genuwine json feed, but that's not stable since posts are marked as ...
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1answer
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Could the /tags API return minimal information about synonyms?

It would be very helpful if the /tags API could provide at least a bare minimum of information about tag synonyms. Either: Number of synonyms the tag has, if any. Or a true/false flag for tags which ...
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Why don't the tags APIs expose the tag IDs?

It seems that all tags have an internal ID, for instance here on stackapps, the api-v2 tag has ID 2442 which you can only see if you edit the api-v2 tag. As far as I can see none of the APIs expose ...

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