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Is there a limit of API requests?

Our development community wants to use Stackoverflow: We used the Stackoverflow REST APIs to display the most recent requests on http://...
Niklas Heidloff's user avatar
4 votes
2 answers

rate-limit per endpoint per IP VS. server apps in hosted environments

I was wondering if the scenario of a server based app that lives in a hosted environment, where a single IP can be shared by many web sites. As I understand the rate-limit as it stands, every site on ...
Sky Sanders's user avatar
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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?
YOU's user avatar
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9 votes
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Count of API Daily limits on different family sites

API daily limits: Key: 10,000 No Key: 300 How these caps are calculated daily, hitting different family sites? 300/10,000 requests on Stack Overflow + 300/10,000 requests on ...
systempuntoout's user avatar
8 votes
1 answer

How to make a Stack Exchange API call, using my key

I have a Meteor application and I'm making API calls like: var urlString = ""+surl; ("GET", urlString, {params:{site:"stackoverflow"}}, function (...
Sasikanth's user avatar
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6 votes
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Where is the usage documentation?

I know this is probably a dumb question, but there's a bunch of documentation and I don't know what to do with this stuff. How do you use the API?
Jared's user avatar
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Is the Stack API daily quota of 10,000 a hard limit, or can it be increased?

We are developing an indexer that will be used to store and serve up questions/answers related to our products. The indexer uses a key (and soon an access_token) to retrieve the data from Stack ...
Daniel Coughl's user avatar
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What's the relation between access_token, key, quota_max, and throttling?

From How API Keys Work (FAQ) I read that the limit of requests per day per IP is 300 without a registered key, or 10000 with it. And this is what I see by experimenting myself: since I've not ...
Enlico's user avatar
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3 votes
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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, "...
Marvin Pinto's user avatar
2 votes
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How to get all tags' descriptions from the Stack Exchange API directly?

I know I can get one tag description by request such as "". But if I use it more than hundreds of times, I will get a ...
peizidiao's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer

Do my users need to be logged in, for quota?

I am building an application and want to showcase relevant Stack Overflow questions. I have made the request and getting a response, but its responding with a quota value: "quota_max": 300, "...
Nil's user avatar
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Can the no-key request limit be increased to 1000 for a certain amount of time?

Can the no-API-key request limit be increased to 1000 for a certain amount of time - maybe 1-2 weeks?
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Why and how to make use of API key and credentials Stack Overflow API? [duplicate]

I am in need of using the Stack Overflow API for my website. I've gone through the documentation and I got the API key and client credentials. But my question is, I am able to send my question through ...
Deepak's user avatar
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What is the root cause for too many request issue?

I am getting the following error when importing questions under a particular tag name: {"error_id":502,"error_message":"too many requests from this IP, more requests available in 56100 seconds"...
Melody's user avatar
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How to make unlimited requests to API [duplicate]

I wanted to make unlimited call to the API to retrieve/update the threads. Is there any way to do so? I understand "Without a key you can make 300 requests per day, with a key you can make 10,000 ...
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