# All Questions

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### Official Status Site/Page/Banner

It would be useful to have an official status displayed somewhere. A banner on all stackapps.com pages, or a specific page that we could view to see the status of the API. Just now I tried to view ...
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### Questions method does not return answers

I think questions method also return answers too and the help page says so http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/help/method?method=questions .... "answers": [ { "answer_id": { "...
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### Chat audio enhancements

Screenshot / Code Snippet There's no meaningful screenshot available since this script plays sound. About When someone starts talking about unicorns you definitely want in on the action. You can ...
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### How to include answers when fetching questions?

I made a small cron job which crawls questions and answers from Stack Overflow. Here is my request URL: https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/questions?order=desc&tagged=php&site=stackoverflow&...
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### After a throttle violation, could the error message include the time when the block will be lifted?

I got my first throttle violation error after running in jsFiddle some example code given to me by a library author in response to a question of mine about how to use their library. This is the error ...
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### Do I need permission to use the SE API for a commercial app?

I recently developed a mobile app using the publicly available API of one of the Stack Exchange sites. Do I need to obtain permission from Stack Exchange before releasing the app to the public? Can I ...
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### Can I apply the API Key first and do the application later?

I don't have an application to submit at the moment, but can I apply the key first?
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I am trying to chart the up votes on answers received by a user by tags. Something like: I am running into the same situation as this question: How to filter getAnswersForUser by tag?. If the ...
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### Stack2XML - A JSON to XML Conversion Service

About Stack2XML is a web service that fulfills API requests on your behalf and converts the results to XML before returning it to you. The purpose of this service is to support those languages / ...
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### Soapi.LastSeen - List users by last access time

Soapi.LastSeen About Soapi.LastSeen lists the top 3,000 users of any Stack Exchange site by last access time. License GPL - source code in Soapi.CS demos and provided below. Download Soapi....
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### Exterminators - Bugs and Features, Present and Past and those who brought them to light.

Exterminators About Exterminators is a simple aggregate of bugs and feature requests with a per-user breakdown with a weighted score thrown in for fun. Bugs and Feature requests are considered '...
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### Upbar for SE/SO chat

rlemon and myself created a Userscript which moves the userbar on top... so that you can see more stars! UpBar The goal of this project was to gain more space on the sidebar of the StackExchange ...
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### What are the mechanics of private API beta badge/reputation rewards?

Update: George Edisons comments appear to explain most issues raised here (if not all), so I reformulated the question to reduce the noise and allow for an answer accordingly. I have considered to ...
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SE sites show linked questions on the right column. It would be great to add an array of ids to the question response called 'linked'. Example Linked Question
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### Something's changed about user timelines

Six to Eight's user display has just broken, as the /user/id/timeline route seems to have started returning different data. Previously, timeline_type of entries in the user_timelines array used to be ...
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### “client_id rejected” error when retrieving the access_token

I'm developing an application in C# and I to post questions, so I need an access token. I registered my application and I have received a client ID. Then I get the following query-string to get the ...
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### An associated query is returning a partial record for a particular user

This query returns (in addition to several complete records) this incomplete one: { "user_id": 2196, "user_type": "registered", "display_name": "Wil", "reputation": 151, "email_hash": "...
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### Best strategies for calling the API with full throttling support?

I know this would be subjective on a normal SE site but as the relevant chat rooms are mostly dormant, we have no meta site, and nobody noticed when I asked if this kind of question is OK here, I'm ...
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### Real time questions for any Stack Exchange site

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This script provides real time updates and filtering of active questions for all SE sites. Shows active questions in real time Filter by favorite tags Filter by ...
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How can I use the API to search for answers containing particular text or with particular properties? For example, this link allows me to search for is:answer foo, that is, answers containing foo. Can ...
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### Unread messages in inbox query shows older inbox messages

I am using the /inbox/unread route to get the unread messages in a user's inbox. Recently (over the last couple of months, perhaps) I have noticed that the entries returned from this route initially ...
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### Typo in throttle violation error message

I was just playing around with the API locally and got throttled for the questions and answers methods (the only two I was using). Anyway, I noticed there’s a small typo in the error message that’s ...
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### What is the best way to provide support for an unknowable number of StackExchange sites?

I just wrote an app for Chrome extensions and received a request to make it cross-StackExchange compatible. If there's eventually going to be more sites than just the few listed and I don't really ...
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### Offline cache of the API - for when the developer has no internet.

Is there some fake API program that "simulates" the API? Just I'm going on a long car journey tomorrow, and I won't have an internet connection on my laptop and don't want to waste the whole journey ...
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### MyStacks - “Stack Overflow trilogy” iPhone app (free)

v.1.3 of MyStacks, an unofficial iPhone app for browsing questions on the Stack Overflow trilogy sites, is now available in the app store. Current Version Saves articles offline once viewed Choose ...
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### Make site icons have transparent backgrounds

This is a request to make the site's icons have transparent backgrounds. They are already PNGs, so they support that. This would make applications such as Droidstack look much better. Although ...
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### Hat Overflow - Show number of Winterbash hats at a glance

This script adds a Winterbash hat-count to every user "Signature block" on questions, answers, review pages, etc. For example: Reference this feature request: Show hat count in user card (next to ...
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### API V2 Private Beta Begins

It's about time this thing got under way. If you're participating in the private beta, you should receive an email to that effect. If you were also a member of the V1.0 private beta, you'll notice ...
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### Add List of Libraries to “Get Started” sidebar

I suggest that a link to the List of libraries be added to the "Get Started" sidebar to provide a clear and obvious discovery path.
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### Chat Starred Images Expander

The Thing This handy little userscript will turn images starred in chat into little thumbnails under the star list. Current features: Oneboxed images in chat will become thumbnails. Add or ...
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### Why is /questions API returning deleted questions?

In last few days I have noticed that questions API returns questions that where deleted hours before the API call. This is a short example, if more logs are need to pin point the problem, please ...
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### The field body_markdown is not returned for comments

Using the method questions-by-ids to get the comments on a particular question, I do not get body_markdown returned despite it being selected in the filter. Here is the test query to reproduce the ...
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### What happens if an app becomes super popular?

Will there be provisions for apps to become "sponsored" by SO wherein the limits are removed? Say somebody writes the de-facto iPhone app and it gets 500,000 users, the 10K cap will be hit pretty ...
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### GeeQe - Native Stack Overflow client

About The Geek Question Explorer is a Native Stack Overflow iPhone Application. GeeQe has been updated to use the Stack Exchange API for everything except search results. I am looking for some ...
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### should min/max for alpha-numeric cases be case-insensitive?

I am having a hard time coming up with a use case in which case-sensitive min/max parameters make sense and several solid cases for a case-insensitive min/max. Example: With case insensitive min/max:...
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### Are there plans to involve Area51 in SE API version 3?

Several applications come to mind, proposal publicity, question analysis, making resources files, but I can't find any SE API calls that can do this.
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### Inline editor regardless of reputation

The following simple script provides an ability to edit any posts inline regardless of reputation (works if logged out also). Download / view code Screenshot from there:
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### In the timeline the ability to know what events belong to what question

Take this example: http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.9/questions/3165492;3182016/timeline Would it not make sense to have the question_id as a parameter on each timeline object? It makes the timeline ...
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### How to get the count of a query efficiently

To get the count of a query without returning results, simply specify pagesize=0. http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.9/users?filter=mike&sort=name&pagesize=0 { "total": 1161, "page": 1, "...
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### Google Chrome Chat MathJax Extension

Love typesetting? Then i bet you know exactly what MathJax is, but if you don't already know, MathJax is a javascript-based implementation of LaTeX that is compatable with a few different sets of ...
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### Badge numbers are wildly erroneous for meta accounts returned by the /associated query

There is a serious problem with badge counts on meta sites as returned by the /users/{ids}/associated route. Consider this user (chosen for high volume of meta activity). On Meta Stack Overflow, ...
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### WStack - Stack Exchange app for Windows Phone 8.1

Important Version 2.0.0.0 requires write access for new features so if you are upgrading from an older version please logout and login again to WStack. Update Verion 2.0.0.0 is now live. Upvote, ...
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### What is the rational behind the chosen /sites styling info?

I was wondering why the chosen styling data is provided though the API. It makes sense to provide it, but I feel like we are only getting part of the information. "styling": { "link_color": { ...
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### Change Unanswered tab to Review

About This is (allegedly) going to be implemented by the team sometime anyway. But just in case, and so you can play with it, here is a script which replaces the 'Unanswered' tab with 'Review'. NEW - ...
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### The “advanced search” path returns very wrong results for the q parameter

I'm trying to search for a string. It's a hardware identifier 10ec:8168 and should be unique to that make/model of chip. Any questions that mention is should be relevant. But compare the site search ...
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### Can the redirect_uri contain port number?

Is it possible to have the redirect_uri contain a specific port? For example: example.com:8080 Assuming that example.com is my registered domain, is the 8080 allowed? I have tried to put it as part ...
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### Do calls on the 1.1 API and the 2.0 count against each other's limits?

Do the old 1.1 API and new 2.0 share limits? Or do my Stack Apps running on 1.1 calls not affect my limits for apps running on 2.0 calls?
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### Exclude help requests and redirects from the API limit

Help API requests probably should not count towards the no-key API limit. The most likely usage scenario of the API without a key is when people are trying to learn it, which means reading the help a ...