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The API does not provide any method to determine a user's email address and it is unlikely to do so in the future. This would be a risk to both the user's privacy and his/her trust in Stack Exchange. And, a pressing need for this information has yet to be demonstrated, regarding the API. Note that Stack Exchange refuses to even provide the user's email hash ...


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Use the /users/{ids} route to get account_id. Then pass the account_id to /users/{ids}/associated. Note that account_id is exactly the kind of information that should be heavily cached by your script/app. (Hint, hint; wink, wink; nudge, nudge. (^_^) ) For example: /2.2/users/10349?site=superuser&filter=!T6o*9deY.2ZD3-(n4f Returns: { ...


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Until the feature request is approved, you can get this number in one of 3 ways: You can get slightly stale data with this SEDE query. Note that it uses your Stack Exchange account number (4337810 for the OP) -- which you can get by clicking on the "Accounts" listing of any profile page. Or, You can make a boatload of API calls to get the current ...


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You can't as of now. It doesn't exist in the API. Here's a feature request I made - please upvote that for higher chances of getting this added! :)


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You need to use a filter that returns those properties. The default filter does not. Also, the API is at version 2.2. You should use that unless you've a very good reason not to. So try, for example: http://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/users/55075?site=stackoverflow&filter=!G*ky*lRuarbDJTpnwEtY-a05oz Or: ...


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That is not URL encoding, that is HTML entity encoding. By default, the API returns "safe" values; see the filters doc: Any string returned as a result of an API call with a safe filter will be inline-able into HTML without script-injection concerns. That is to say, no additional sanitizing (encoding, HTML tag stripping, etc.) will be necessary on ...


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Although this can be annoying or confusing, there is no bug. Take a look at your Stack Exchange accounts page. Currently it shows: (Click for larger image) 10 questions, here on Stack Apps, and 1 question on Stack Overflow. Those are the same numbers currently reported for you by /users/{ids}/associated. Both sets of numbers are currently stale (You ...


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Hear! Hear! I want to study what makes a good answer on SO. I started by querying complete web pages (questions with all comments, answers, and their comments) for questions with some minimum score (such as 5) for a number of fixed tags A,B,C created in some time period (say, one full week two months ago). This can be done well with \search and a filter ...


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No. You cannot search for a user by email address. Email accounts are sensitive private information and not disclosed by Stack Exchange. You can search for users by display-name though. See the documentation for /users. You can use the inname parameter. For example: /2.2/users?order=desc&sort=reputation&inname=Stack&site=stackoverflow ...



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