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Is it logical to make two versions of an app, one for prod and one for dev?

Let's say I'm working on an app on a local dev server, localhost:1234 for example. Once I feel ready, I upload any changes to a GitHub repo and have those changes sync with an online website, take ...
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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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Writing question API failing with error 407

I'm trying to use https://api.stackexchange.com/2.3/questions/add method payload = { 'site': 'stackoverflow', 'title': title, 'body': body, 'tags': tags, 'key': key, '...
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If a client authenticates, will API requests be counted on their profile?

For example, let's say client X signs into an app that I made. My servers get an access_token which I can then use to send requests on their behalf, for example reading their reputation history. By ...
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Getting events from /events route live

The /events endpoint is incredibly useful. It provides recent data on useful topics, like posts, comments, and users. However, its full potential remains unavailable. At the time of posting, I would ...
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Is there a userscript to put links to Teams back in the left nav?

Teams are moving to their own domain and as such, my freemium team where I keep some useful-for-work knowledge has now disappeared from the left nav, which annoys me. I'm looking for a userscript that ...
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Userscript to disable responsiveness on SE

I would like to make a user script to disable the responsiveness on Stack Exchange sites. My main reason is that I would like to resize my browser to half my screen size (705px) and still get the ...
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How can I get an API key after registering stackapps? [duplicate]

After registering stackapps, I cannot find where to get my API key
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Please add the existence of the Meta tag to What is Meta

On our Help Center Page What is Meta the following sentence is used: Feel free to ask questions about Stack Apps on Stack Apps, tagging them with the discussion or support tags. Can we somehow add ...
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What is the latest version of the Stack Exchange API?

What is the latest version of the Stack Exchange API and its release date? The document which I referred is for v2.3.
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Where do I look for a new-to-the-network technical-overview introduction to what a script/app/etc. basically is, incl. differences between them?

Where do I look for a new-to-the-network technical-overview introduction to what a script/app/etc. basically is, including differences between them? Basically, I'm looking for onboarding documentation ...
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Is there a way to get a user's account ID given his site's user ID?

I'm trying to modify this userscript of mine to make it work on all sites but I couldn't find a way to get the account ID (i.e., network profile ID) for a user. Is this possible?
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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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Download data for specific tag

How to download all the data just for a specific tag (say [compiler-error])? On Stack Overflow, there are around 19000 questions tagged with [compiler-error]. So, I was hoping is it downloadable w.r.t ...
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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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replace text with icons

Exist any way to replace text with icons? Like this example: I have tried to re-write/replace the html from an extension in the site but I have not achieved anything functional; with the relative ...
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JSONDecodeError: Expecting value: line 3 column 1 (char 3)

I am trying the following simple code to get JSON from the Stack Exchange API and it gives me the following error: JSONDecodeError: Expecting value: line 3 column 1 (char 3) Here is my script: ...
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StackExchange API, OAuth for other sites than Stack Overflow

I'm implementing the OAuth system through StackExchange API, here is the guide. I've already integrated the OAuth system with stack overflow with the following parameters: Token URL: https://...
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How do I search answer bodies for Markdown links?

The /search/excerpt query enables searching answers for specific text, but searching for Markdown links returns results that don't seem to match the query at all. For instance, the following query ...
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Why does this minimal filter return no results at all?

I tried to create a 'minimal' filter https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/questions#order=desc&sort=activity&filter=!34JvAEfIUyU-&site=stackoverflow&run=true for the 'question' object, ...
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Fetch all questions of a particular tag from the Stack Exchange API in Python

I am trying to fetch all questions of the Swift tag from Stack Overflow. I created the query using https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/questions and wrote a simple wrapper in Python. def fetch_question(...
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How do you access the StacksEditor to set markdown from a user script?

I'm trying to revive Astro CB's auto edit corrections script. I've got a lot of it updated, improved, and working with Stack Exchange changes since 2015. One thing that stuck on is setting the ...
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A script to freely re-assign/remap/rebind the Stack Exchange hotkeys

the original Stack Exchange announcement from 2014 At least the hyperlink Ctrl + L and code Ctrl + K shortcuts go against the common web standards — in combination with the SE editor not behaving ...
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How does 1 request every 5 seconds exceed the 30 requests per second limit?

I'm doing a run every 5 seconds for this API call: url = "https://api.stackexchange.com/2.3/questions/no-answers?pagesize=30&fromdate={date_today}&order=desc&sort=creation&site=...
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"is_edited": false or "is_edited": true as an option in the API response

When working with the Stack Exchange API I noticed that there is important data (at least for what I thought to do) not available, whether the question, answer or comment was edited or not: { "...
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How can I get write access for the Stack Overflow API? [duplicate]

How can I get write access for the Stack Overflow API? I have registered an app, now it asks for Registered App Post, not sure what it is.
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Browsing method documentation consumes 4 quota units per page

Is it my imagination (scratch that, it's definitely not), or does simply browsing method doc pages (without using the "Run" function) consume quota? From Bash using httpie and jq (on a ...
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Is there any way to get statistics by tag?

We are Stack Overflow Teams users. We want to get the statistics by tags. Currently only StackExchangeApiClient.getStatistics API is found which include all team's data. And can the https://...
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When are Stack Apps questions shown with thumbnails instead of regular statistics?

Today I was browsing a tag here and I noticed that on the first pages, all questions are shown with thumbnails (most of the time, just the default one): However, from page 5 on the formatting is like ...
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How to get all communities a user is associated with?

Is there a way to get all Stack Exchange communities in which a user is active? I mean the list of communities that are displayed on a user's network profile.
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Using API to collect tag information - data differences

I am trying to get a list of the most popular tags on Stack Overflow. According to the SO page, these are the most popular tags as of today: The Python tag has 6690 questions asked this week alone. ...
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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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How can I retrieve more than 25 pages from the Stack Exchange API v2.3?

I'm trying to find a way to retrieve all the results from a search query from the Stack Exchange API v2.3. My use case includes more than 25 pages (I already use the maximum page size of 100). The ...
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Why does the 'Apps' tab show hot questions and the 'Scripts' tab high scoring questions?

The Stack Apps homepage has two unique tabs which are not present on other sites: Apps and Scripts. There is a slight difference between the two, which is visible upon hovering: That's right, the '...
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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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When using the Advanced Search API endpoint, how soon after the edit grace period is question data updated?

I'm using the Questions Advanced Search API to retrieve Stack Overflow questions with a specific tag that were created in the last 15 minutes. I've written a script which runs every fifteen minutes ...
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How to get statistic data for specific tags which belong to a specific team?

I just want to get statistic data for specific tags which belong to a specific team. For example, for tags: "abc", I want to know how many users viewed the questions which have the "abc&...
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Search by team API - want to have same query results in StackOverflow.com site

I just want to have same query result like stackoverflow.com did. I read this post:Searching on Stack Overflow and using the API give different results?. looks like /search/excerpts is the right ...
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Obtain the list of questions associated to answer_ids without losing the information of which question comes from which answer_id

This is a follow up to a previous question of mine, and the starting point is that, given a list of reputation objects retrieved via /users/{ids}/reputation, I can easily retain only the entries with ...
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How do I see the differences between two or more SE API filters and merge into a filter which includes all requested properties (i.e. is a superset)?

For SmokeDetector, we have several SE API filter values in use. Notably, there are separate filters for the /answers/*, /questions/* and /posts/* routes. From an organizational standpoint, I'd like to ...
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How to revoke access to stackoverflow login? [duplicate]

I recently logged in via stackoverflow to other site. But I am not able to see anywhere inside from where can I track logged in site. In future I want to revoke access. I am not sure from where I can ...
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How can I retrieve the reputation I (or another user, fwiw) earned for a given tag from questions and answers?

(I've included the api-v2.3 because https://api.stackexchange.com/docs starts with Stack Exchange API v2.3.) From this answer I see there's no way to get all questions with a specific tag. However, ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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Does `inquestion` support multiple question ids?

The q parameter has an inquestion operator that can take a question id. Can it take multiple question ids? My use-case is as follows: I want to get an array of questions with their excerpts. However,...
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Call to search/advanced is treating tagged as an AND search, not OR [duplicate]

The docs for search/advanced (https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/advanced-search) have this to state about the tagged attribute: "tagged - a semicolon delimited list of tags, of which at least ...
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Get total question views via API

I can currently get the total number of questions for a tag by using the total filter. This works well, but I'd like to get a total views count for the questions in that tag. I could iterate over each ...
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Can "trends" be queried with the Stack Exchange API?

I've studied the Stack Exchange API to some extent (although I'm a newbie to such things), and it appears I can query the database using many criteria. But does Stack Exchange store any "trends&...
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