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Questions about usage of the Stack Exchange API in client-side browser JavaScript.

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StackScraper - export questions as JSON or HTML

About StackScraper is a user script that adds HTML and JSON export options to each question. The JSON loosely resembles the API format and includes the HTML and markdown bodies of all posts, as well ...
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Cannot authenticate with OAuth2

I was testing an app and suddenly I can't login any more. Neither my app or the Stack App configuration hasn't changed, so I'm thinking this might be a bug on the API side. The OAuth error seems a ...
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How can I implement a method to call the SE API that handles backoff correctly?

I'm writing JavaScript (Node.js) code that calls the Stack Exchange API. One part of the API is that it may return a non-zero value for backoff, which essentially means "wait n seconds before ...
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Load Anonymous feedback

Access to anonymous and low-rep post feedback This User script allows to view anonymous and low-rep post feedback/votes under the voting menu: You can get it from GitHub: Source Install What is ...
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Uncaught channelUrl must be under the current domain

I'm developing a Stack Chrome extension that will make use of the API. I'm following the instructions on the API docs here. My OAuth and host websites are set to stackexchange.com in my Stack Apps ...
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Question Dashboard (Greasemonkey Script)

Question Dashboard for stackoverflow.com (plus meta, serverfault and superuser) - page analyzed and indicators shown at the top of the question, just under the title, for key information. Downloads: ...
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How to get write access to Stack Exchange API? [duplicate]

I am trying to use Stack Exchange API to post upvotes and downvotes from my app. I have received the access token but not sure what to do with write_access
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Where is it acceptable to store an access_token?

Obviously it isn't safe to broadcast any access_token to the public, especially those which are defined with no expiry date. It would also be considered a security issue if a list of registered access ...
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Extension; Access to layout and javascript of stackexchange network site instead of inject (Stacks is not defined)

Note: last update at the end of POST I am developing an extension for community users. Introduction: The extension is under development on this github: https://github.com/IcarosNetSA/atsu and these ...
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Issue with JavaScript SDK

When using the JavaScript SDK to enable client side OAuth flow, I'm running into this issue: Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read properties of null (reading 'postMessage') And the page gets stuck with the ...
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Stack Exchange API in Chrome extension

How I can connect my extension to the API? I tried to use this example code for connecting: SE.init({ clientId: 1, key: '?', channelUrl: '?', complete: function (data) { alert('...
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Getting 405 when trying to post a comment

I'm trying to post a comment to The API Sandbox, I did one using the interactive documentation, but when trying to use my own code, it doesn't work. Instead, I get status code 405 (Method not allowed) ...
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Is it possible to get the response from a form POST?

This is related to my XYZ app to write comments. I found a much neater way to submit the request using forms: function post() { se_url='https://api.stackexchange.com/2.3/posts/'+se_postId.value+'/...
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Is there a way to increase the contrast of the special highlighting that is applied to the OP of a question?

EDIT: as you can see, the OP is now highlighted a bit more clearly, in 2021! But this may change, or someone might want a more striking contrast. When the Original Poster of a question comments ...
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Why doesn't my XMLHttpRequest call work in Excel?

I can make a simple API call in JavaScript using XMLHttpRequest: <html> <script> function reqListener () { out.textContent=this.responseText; } ...
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Tab4SE - the TAB key in your post

Tab4SE Screenshot / Code Snippet About Uses SmartTabbing™ technology to enable Tabing (Indent) and Shift+Tabing (Unindent). Can be enabled via the toggle switch in the toolbar (preference is ...
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View close votes, reopen votes, and delete votes with insufficient repuation

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This script shows the number of current close votes, reopen votes and delete votes for a question. Works on all Stack Exchange sites. License GNU Lesser General Public ...
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IGB Stack Flair – A dynamic flair for Stack Exchange sites

A dynamic flair for Stack Exchange sites inspired by Stack Exchange's native User Flairs. With Advanced Features Including Stack Exchange sites with more than 101 reputation (compared to 200). ...
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Why am I getting a 400 Bad Request error with this code?

I'm using this code (in an async function): let about = await fetch("https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/me?order=desc&access_token="+token+"&sort=reputation&site=gaming&...
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What write in app access for sending data

Here is my app's code: However, I get this error:
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window.opener is null in Stack Exchange login_success page

I am using the JavaScript SDK to authenticate Stack Exchange users in our application. But the dialog stays in "Authorizing Application" page, as I found there is a error thrown in this page:...
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Error invalid_request "OAuth request must be over HTTPS" when starting oauth flow

I'm building an application on top of StackExchange's API for a month now. While I was building the OAuth flow to allow users to authenticate using their StackExchange account, everything was working ...
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DAO.af browsable aggregated tags

About goal is to learn skills faster by browsing the aggregated concepts. so you absorb big ideas before diving in. learn passively. its for everyone. analyzes SE posts with IBM watson and allows ...
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How to analyze and debug Stack Exchange's Javascript?

When writing userscripts, I often want to be able to look at what Stack Exchange's Javascript is doing. Getting to the code that the browser runs is easy enough - in the Network tab, I can see network ...
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StackExchange – Expand Hidden Comments

In principle that what Expand all comments script does, but with two major differences: Scrolls the page back to the initial target of the corresponding link you selected (i.e. to question, question ...
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OBSOLETE - StackOverflow Updater.. Update Questions without the refresh

Obsolete: App is long gone from the Chrome store. No source-code available. It was coded for a decommissioned version of the API anyway. SOUpdater - UnRefresh! (1.2) App (Chrome-Extension) ...
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How do I actually begin to code, in Node, using the Stack Exchange API?

I am a noob at coding, so forgive me for this rather trivial question. I am trying to make a program that can access the Stack Exchange API. Specifically I want to make a program that gets live ...
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OBSOLETE - Stack Insight - Track a User's Activity Over all Stack Sites

OBSOLETE - Site is dead. And domain has been un-hosted and/or parked since 2013. Screenshots About Web application to show how all a user has been involve in the different stack sites over time. ...
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OBSOLETE - StackAd Scroller

Screenshot About StackAd Scroller is a small web application that scrolls the open source ads from this Meta question. It is highly configurable and makes a nice page to leave your web browser open ...
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OBSOLETE - StackAd - An Easy Way to Display Open-Source Ads on Your Site/Blog

Note: This page is due for an update but until then you can add StackAd to your site by adding: <script type='text/javascript' src='http://files.quickmediasolutions.com/stackad/stackad.min....
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OBSOLETE - Soapi.JS : fluent JavaScript client library for the Stack Exchange API

OBSOLETE This library uses the old API, and the soapi.info domain doesn't work anymore. There's still an archive on CodePlex. Soapi.js If you are looking for a full featured, compact JavaScript ...
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VoteCounts: bookmarklet to display up/down votes even for rep less than 1000

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This small bookmarklet will allow anyone to use the "vulnerability" of the API that it allows you to check the up/down vote count - a feat you could normally achieve ...
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StackBrowser for Ubuntu Touch

About StackBrowser allows you to explore the StackExchange network natively on Ubuntu Touch. Written in QML and JavaScript, it is mostly an excuse to play with the new Ubuntu SDK. Currently you can: ...
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StackUnderflow - Greasemonkey/Tampermonkey helper for StackOverflow users

StackUnderflow StackUnderflow is Greasemonkey/Tampermonkey (or compatible) user script that aims to improve your experience with StackOverflow.com. Once it runs, you should easily notice additional ...
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OBSOLETE - Stack Exchange Deleted Question Viewer

READ: THIS DOES NOT WORK. It has been broken by improvements in privilege enforcement. Sorry! The only reason I haven't deleted this post is that it would be particularly cruel for people seeking a ...
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How should I try to detect when the Share dialog is open in a userscript?

I want to write a userscript that modifies the share dialog to add an extra field: It's easy enough to retrieve and modify this dialog whilst it's on the page, but it gets added to the DOM only after ...
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Javascript SDK channelUrl for local development [duplicate]

I am trying to get started with the Javascript SDK. I am developing on a web server on my local machine. I get a channelUrl-related error when calling SE.init. My code: SE.init({ clientId: ...
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Stackoverflow Javascript Authentication error

Using the Stack Overflow javascript authentication API, I get this error: Application Login Failure An error occurred while login into an application. Error Details error description: ...
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JavaScript API Library for StackExchange API?

I'm developing an application that integrates with the Stack Exchange Network for posting questions and importing whole discussions. Therefore I'm looking for a JavaScript library for the Stack ...
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ThirdPlace JavaScript chat library

Screenshot / Code Snippet var room = ThirdPlace.Room.GetCurrentRoom(); var message = new ThirdPlace.Message; message.room_id = room.id; message.content = "ThirdPlace.js is a library which abstracts ...
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JavaScript SDK-based workflow never pushes message back from OAuth login_success page on Stack Exchange side

I'm using the JavaScript SDK by Stack Exchange provided with the latest API, and despite following the official instructions & examples it doesn't work - it seems there is a bug which breaks the ...
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sechatr - adding Hangouts-style avatars to chat

New And Improved! I have rewritten the application and fixed a ton of bugs that were causing issues (and extremely high memory usage). If you ran into trouble before, give the new version a spin! ...
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Getting "application not configured for implicit grants" error trying to setup website

I had a developer setup StackExchange auth for a site last year and that still works fine. I have cloned that site and am in the process of changing out all of the relevant names and keys to the new ...
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StackTack, a JavaScript widget you can stick anywhere

Screenshot / Code Snippet <head> <script type="text/javascript" src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.4.2/jquery.min.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript" ...
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Stack.JS - Powerful Event-driven Library for Accessing the Stack Exchange API in JavaScript.

About Stack.JS is the JavaScript equivalent of Stack.PHP and aims to replicate the request structure of that library as much as possible. The library is still a long ways from being complete but is ...
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StackExchange API JS SDk

I am planning to write a javascript library as a wrapper over StackExchange API. Currently, every webapp using StackExchange api needs to compile the url and make a GET request (mostly by ajax) which ...
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ChatExchange - It is an API for Chat

Code Snippet sendMessage('chat.meta.stackexchange.com', 721, 'Hello @Sha', fkey().fkey) //Sends the message 'Hello @Sha' to Shadow's Den //Must be run in a chat site, due to @Balpha not wanting CORS ...
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QuestionPacker - Packs Question in a Webpage

Screenshot About It is my version of StackTack, which seems to be discontinued. License Inbox Reader is released under the Apache License 2.0. Download You can get QuestionPacker here: http://...
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Want a way to give your user the access token nicely?

Well your wishes have been fulfilled. Over on GitHub is a page ready designed for you to use! It's my SEAuthentication repro. What does it do? How does it work? The essential code is below. There is ...
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ArtOfChatbot + Chat API - a customisable chatbot

Stack Exchange chat has no API. While this is not a complete chat API, it introduces a level of control that makes it far easier to run chatbots. About ArtOfChatbot is a two-part creation: a basic ...