I am creating one wordpress widget plugin that display different types of social media fans and followers counts. After that I feel that i also include Stack Overflow reputation for specific users. How can i get the Stack Overflow reputation for any user? is there any api for that ?


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Yes, there is. The method you're looking for is /users/{ID}. Example:


Which returns JSON data looking like this:

  "users": [
      "reputation": 17246,

Keep in mind that if you are using JavaScript to access the API, you will need to use JSONP.

  • This answer is currently obsolete due to the API 1.1 shutdown and the addition of new routes. Jul 22, 2014 at 23:58

Since now 1.1 is deprecated the following url is to be used to get the reputation score:


See the docs for /users/{ids}/reputation.

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