Questions tagged [oauth2]

For questions relating to authenticating with the Stack Exchange API using OAuth 2.0, which is an open standard for authorization. General OAuth 2.0 questions are off-topic but might find a home elsewhere in the network.

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Stackexchange oauth2.0 is suddenly failing

No changes in stack apps or my code, it was working fine for a while, suddenly it stopped working now. I get "InternalOAuthError: Failed to obtain access token" After more details inspection,...
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Suddenly getting "Couldn't parse `client_id`"

For years, I've run a local PHP app using GuzzleHttp\Client to download my StackExchange posts. Today, I'm suddenly getting this problem when posting my client_id, client_secret, code, redirect_uri. { ...
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how can i take write acces on stack overflow [duplicate]

const express = require("express"); const router = express.Router(); const axios = require("axios"); const querystring = require("querystring"); const dotenv = require(&...
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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 to get access_token from the uri after the fetch function executes?

I am using this snippet to authorize to the Stack Exchange API const baseUrl = "https://stackexchange.com/oauth/dialog?client_id=17823&scope=read_inbox,no_expiry&redirect_uri=https://...
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How can I quickly get an access token for personal use?

Registering your application or script gets you a higher daily quota and is fairly simply; a step by step guide is documented here: I only need a key, what do I do? However, what if I do want an ...
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/oauth/access_token not redirecting back to my redirect_uri

I am trying to implement Stack Exchange using oAuth 2.0. I am able to get CODE but, when I try to get access_token through this code: <?php if(isset($_GET['code'])) { ?> <form method="...
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Redirect URI for a chrome extension using StackExchange API Oauth

I'm working on a developing a browser extension which uses StackExchange API authentication. I was able to successfully implement the authentication for Microsoft edge/Chrome when I added chromiumapp....
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Is there a way to use the API without using localhost or a web domain?

I'm developing an SO chrome extension in React with TypeScript. I've been reading the guide on how to use the API with OAuth and it looks fantastic for what I'm trying to do. The problem is that the ...
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How to apply an access token in order to scrape the recommended answers?

I'm trying to scrape some data which needs the access token, and I received 'Applications must have a registered Stack Apps post to write' Does that mean I need to post a question on Stack Exchange ...
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OAuth Domain can't satisfy redirect_uri AND Proxy url

Let's say I have an app called ExampleApp, with these details: Client ID: 12345 Key: ThisIsTheKey123() OAuth Domain: exampleapp.com [√] Enable Client Side OAuth flow [√] Disable ...
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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 login hangs on Windows 10 Mobile?

I am working on a Stack Exchange App (Stack App for Windows 10 PC/Mobile and Windows 8.1 Mobile). I have a user login set up and using the WebAuthenticationBroker in Universal Windows Platform, to ...
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Permission request form is broken, approve button is hidden, css variables are missing

You can check that form doesn't work with this link https://stackoverflow.com/oauth?client_id=17581&scope=no_expiry&redirect_uri=http://functional.localdomain:3449/login/github
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Stack Exchange OAuth2, explicit access-token response format does not adhere to RFC6749 standard

I'm using the Stack Exchange v2.1 API. I'm using the explicit OAuth 2.0 flow, but it seems that the access token response step does not adhere to the RFC 6749 standard. Specifically, the Stack ...
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Login problem on devices pre Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1

I have recently published an app for browsing Stack Exchange websites and a major feedback I received from users was about the inability to use oauth login form while logging into the app. The ...
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Refresh expired acess token basics

I'm trying to learn how to implement an OAuth flow in an Android app using a simple app with the Stack Exchange API. Using WebView, I'm able to retrieve an access token and store it in my shared ...
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How to register a Stack App with explicit OAuth 2.0 flow to a third party site?

I am about to integrate a Stack Overflow app to a third party website / integration service (Zoho). The third party website's documentation mentioned that the redirect URL is https://deluge.zoho.com/...
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Having Trouble Setting Up OAuth for App

I am trying to build an app but I can't get the authentication right. I have been following the steps here: https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/authentication I keep getting the below error no matter ...
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Is it possible to register V2.0 apps that are not web apps?

I want to register an app that will use the V2.0 API here: https://stackapps.com/apps/oauth/register. However, the app will run on a mobile phone so I cannot enter a domain name. What can I possibly ...
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StackExchange API explicit oauth2 json doesn't return status 400

It is said here that if the request failed, it will return error with HTTP status code 400 but I'm getting HTTP status code 200 even when it is returning an error. I'm hitting https://stackoverflow....
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App post got deleted

I'm currently writing an app using the Stack Exchange API. Today I wanted to rework the login component, but after signing in I get the following message: Application must have a registered Stack ...
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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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PLACEHOLDER - VosMottor's Bot

Just creating a bot for Stack Exchange. I just started so far.
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Can I have more than one OAuth Domain?

I tried to set more than one OAuth Domain, but seems to it's not working. I tried to set them separated by comma or space, but got redirect_uri - must be under an apps registered domain error message. ...
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Use Stack Overflow's authentication API in a browser extension

I want to create a browser extension that reproduce the Stack Overflow navbar (inbox and achievements): I need for that to authenticate the current user using the authentication API. For this step, I ...
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How can I use an iOS custom URL scheme as redirect_uri?

I am trying to implement OAuth using iOS URL schemes. For example if I provide myapp:// as redirect_uri the app should launch. However, I cannot add it as OAuth domain in the Stack Apps settings, as ...
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How to automate StackApp user approve and user login with stack Exchange explicit oAuth2.0

We are developing an stack App and integrating the app in our application. However we have successfully done a POC over POSTMAN and fiddler for explicit oAuth2.0. Now when we are integrating the same ...
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Creating personal applications using Stack Overflow/Stack Exchange API

I want to create an application to read Stack Overflow notifications on my device. My question: what should I provide in the OAuth Domain and Application website fields while registering the ...
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OAuth implicit login dialog layout on Mobile Safari needs improvement

On mobile safari (iOS 13.3.1) the layout of the dialog page could be improved. On opening the page look like this on an iPhone11: The reasoning being this request is that the login dialog in the ...
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"client_id not provided" when trying to obtain an access_token

So I'm trying to authenticate with the v2 API via oauth2. I have a code, so I'm POSTing to https://stackexchange.com/oauth/access_token and ideally get an access_token back. Instead I get an ...
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Trying to get Stack Overflow Access token Using "RestAssured"

I have been trying to create an access token for a Stack Exchange app (already created). I am not even sure if I am using the correct URL https://stackoverflow.com/oauth/access_token. RestAssured....
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Sanction - An OAuth 2.0 implementation

Code Snippet from sanction.client import Client from sanction.adapters.google import Google client = Client(Google, { "google.client_id": "myclientid", "google.client_secret": "...
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access_token not present in /oauth/access_token response

When using the explicit OAuth authentication for apps, I have problems receiving the access_token. A user goes to /approve and is then forwarded to approve the app. When redirected back to my site I ...
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Can not request info after OAuth

I am following The implicit OAuth 2.0 flow Guide: My client ID is 4709 while key is RoZwtHUrhMP088oVGCMlxA(( I appended my URL as: https://stackexchange.com/oauth/dialog?client_id=4709&scope=...
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Localhost test Stack App authentication: error 'redirect_uri' does not match

I tried the answer at "Can the redirect_uri contain port number"? But I am getting the following error: Provided redirect_uri does not match the redirect_uri this code was created with My access ...
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How to get access token from the hash?

I am trying to implement OAuth Stack Exchange API via Android app as client. After a successful login from out I get the below URL how do I get or decode the access_token from the hash? https://...
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Implicit OAuth flow puts the access token in the hash?

The implicit OAuth flow puts the access token in the hash. However, I would like to get that in the query (from example.com/hi#access_token=123456 to example.com/hi?access_token=123456) for it to work ...
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OAuth Dialog rendering problems in iPad

I'm using the implicit OAuth flow for our native iPad app. We're calling the standard URLs in a UIWebView. The Stack Exchange login renders with several UI glitches. The first screen looks correct: (...
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`redirect_uri` is not under the registered domain for this application

I am trying to implement Stack Exchange authorization in my RoR application. But I get the error : redirect_uri is not under the registered domain for this application in Gemfile use: gem '...
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OAuth redirect_uri to https://stackexchange.com/oauth/login_success?xxx strips part of the query string

I have a browser extension that uses OAuth2 to retrieve an access token. As recommended by https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/authentication, I use https://stackoverflow.com/oauth/login_success as the ...
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The new implicit authentication dialog doesn't handle comma-delimited scopes

The authentication docs state that the scopes parameter of the URL to which a user should be directed to, for implicit authentication, should be a list of scopes that are delimited by either commas or ...
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Find out whether a user has association bonus

I searched for this in the api docs and on this page but couldn't find any information: I have an api token of a given user. Is there a way to find out whether this user has association bonus rights? ...
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As a user, where in the web UI could I find all the tokens I have granted for Stack Apps?

I want to manage or revoke access tokens I have granted to 3rd party Stack Apps, but I have a hard time to find them in the UI.
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OAuth Dialog has all content positioned off-screen

When using https://stackoverflow.com/oauth/dialog, the OAuth dialog renders correctly on my normal browser window. Opening it inside a modal however results in an empty window, because body has a min-...
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Unable to get access token

I am trying to get a non-expiry access token, like so: https://stackexchange.com/oauth?scope=no_expiry&redirect_uri={{some_uri}}&client_id={{some_value}} I am repeatedly getting the error: ...
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I have created a lot of access_token with no_expiry scope while experimenting. How do I delete them?

While learning how to work with the StackApps APIs, I created quite a few (more than 10) access_token with no_expiry scope. Finally I have got my applicaiton working but I am worried that all those ...
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"text/plain" content type header for x-www-form-urlencoded content? [duplicate]

I'm getting the following response body and header from https://stackoverflow.com/oauth/access_token when attempting to exchange an oauth code for a token: <DEBUG> [00:30:03] my-app - content-...
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Can the redirect_uri contain port number?

Is it possible to have the redirect_uri contain a specific port? For example: example.com:8080 Assuming that example.com is my registered domain, is the 8080 allowed? I have tried to put it as part ...
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Cannot get redirect_uri to work

This is in regards to my userscript Bulk flag comments. I am sure I have not at all updated the userscript since the first release of June 24, and I am sure I was able to register for an access token ...