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Several things: The problem is not HTML entities, it is that the API always returns compressed data. Don't try to use file_get_contents() for that. Use cURL, but note that using cURL with HTTPS is not straightforward. See Using cURL in PHP to access HTTPS (SSL/TLS) protected sites for more information. Those headers do not set how data is fetched from ...


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bug support @Nathan Osman, I have been trying to get authentication working with your library (which is very useful BTW). However, whenever I use the explicit flow I end up with an error on the stack exchange.com/oauth/submit page saying: Cannot return to provided redirect_uri The uri I am attempting to provide is generated using BeginExplicitFlow in ...


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Yes, it can be annoying that the API docs, the javascript SDK, and the settings pages use the terms: "Explicit" "Implicit" "Server side" "Client side" a little interchangeably. (The first 2 are roughly synonymous with the last two.) From the javascript SDK docs: Your application must have the client side OAuth flow enabled, and must not have the ...



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