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Questions tagged [support]

You need help with the use of the Stack Exchange API, apps built on the API, or assistance building scripts that work on Stack Exchange websites.

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How can i look up an existing application registration? [duplicate]

I registered for a key, and I have the key and client ID, but I'd like to check the rest of the data I entered since I neglected to save it. Is there a UI somewhere to see what I did?
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When I perform an API call via browser, it displays pretty JSON. How come when I do the same request via nodejs in my console it is garbled? [duplicate]

If I browse to https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/search?site=stackoverflow&tagged=racket via Chrome, it displays a bunch of JSON containing the appropriate content. But when I run the following ...
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Can I make a Private Application?

I wish to access the API from a purely internal application; no visible app to the public, no promotion, no OAuth. That seems impossible via the key registration form; am I missing something?
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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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How to automatically Approve an authentication request from a python script

I have registered for an experimental app and i have the client_id, client_secret and other keys. I have figured out the following - There is Implicit and Explicit authentication I am able to ...
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Script to set the default image description text?

Stack Exchange sets enter image description here as the default description — this is mainly useful for new users who may not know that the title can be modified. I'm looking for a script to ...
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The API is not returning a value that I know it should

My "Meta Stack Overflow" site details are not listed in the API, when I use meta_site;main_site in the types parameter. See:         /2.2/users/2855348/associated?types=meta_site;...
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Voting History for authenticated user in Stack API? [duplicate]

Does the Stack API have a method that will return voting history for the authenticated user? Specifically I'm interested in "Q&A's upvoted today" (by the authenticated user) for a number of ...
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How to query the Stack Exchange API using an OR operator?

I want to query Stack Exchange by title including optional keywords (one of). How can I query by OR operator? For example: /search/advanced?page=1&tagged=java&q=title:http OR class&...
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Is there an Maltego Stack API script or transform library?

I'm asking the question because i do not find information about Stack API and potential Transform script for Maltego. I would be interested in working on that if some people are interested in. ...
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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 ...
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Stack app call limitations [duplicate]

Is there any way to surpass the threshold of 10000 for every ip? Is access_token the right option?
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How to get a list of all StackExchange employees?

For a particular userscript feature, I need to get a list of all Stack Exchange employees. The list would be updated every day (per SE website). What is the most efficient way to do so? I looked at ...
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Can the API Edit a Question, changing only one field?

The documentation for the edit question method (/questions/{id}/edit) is somewhat vague. Are all of the parameters required? For example, if the only field I want to change in the question is tags, ...
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Can we find the time of a vote using the API?

I've been looking at the API docs and more specifically at the filters available for the /answers/{ids}, /posts/{ids} and /questions/{ids} routes but can't find anything other than upvoted and ...
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How to set a userscript, listed here on Stack Apps, to auto-update by itself?

I try to make my userscripts as comprehensive as possible on the first attempt. However there are often cases where I need to push some new update to it. In these cases, past users have to manually ...
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How to get visits per day via the API?

At the overview page of the Stack Exchange network, one can see a list of all sites of the network with some statistics for each site (number of questions, answers etc.). Most of these statistics can ...
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How to get the user's last seen time in user's profile

In user's profile page, there's a last seen xx mins ago info: How can I get this information in user object or other object field?
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What's the meaning about “ is_answered” field of question object?

I saw the question object has a is_answered field. I mentioned that there're the following cases: The is_answered field is true, and the question has an accepted answer. The is_answered field is ...
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Can we pull posts out of Stack Overflow based on tags?

Instead of directly searching the posts and reading on the Stack Overflow website, can we pull out posts in the form of pdf/txt file? I want to learn (say like programming: c or python) some real ...
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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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Get everything touched by a user?

I'm trying to figure out the best way to compile all "post threads" (Questions and all related Answers and Comments) where a specific user owns any of the {Question, Answer or [a comment on either the ...
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How to read (get feeds of) different Stack Exchange networks

I follow multiple networks in Stack Exchange where I select Hot/Week/Month to see what I missed. This is a bit time consuming since I have to switch and click to each one instead of having it ...
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I'm having a hard time finding resources for using Stack Overflow's API in Python to query some questions [duplicate]

I can just go through documentation but it'd be a time saver if I could find some sort of tutorial or intro or anything. Does anybody happen to have any resources, notes, or code examples they could ...
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Can I get the user's top percentile, for tags, using the API?

this is the data I receive when asking for a user data with the Stack Exchange API: { "items": [{ "badge_counts": { "bronze": 27, "silver": 12, "gold": 0 }, "...
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How to pass multiple tags (OR between the tags) to the Stack Exchange Questions/Unanswered API

I am using the /questions/unanswered API to try and get all unanswered questions, sorted by upvotes, and with the tags specified. How can I pass multiple tags to the /unanswered route(s) using OR-...
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What exactly is a valid OAuth domain name for registering your app?

I'm starting to write a native Android client for Stack Overflow, and wondering what exactly is a valid OAuth domain name? Is it the package name of my app? Or do I have to point it to a server ...
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Hidden page tracks Read/Unread Inbox items better than API or Inbox?

How does this hidden page (stackexchange.com/topbar/inbox) know which Inbox notifications I have/haven't opened? Both the drop-down inbox and the API (ie, api.stackexchange.com/docs/me-inbox) seem ...
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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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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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My filter is not returning any results. How to create a minimal filter?

I'm having trouble getting the SO API Filters to cooperate. I've gone over the documentation as well as similar questions like this and this. I'll use this call as an example since it successfully ...
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Is there an easy way to get user reputation via API?

I am looking for an easy way to access user reputation so that I can write a small react component and display my rep on my portfolio site. I want to make this package available on NPM and have ...
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Can we source job postings from stackoverflow.com/jobs?

Is there an API for stackoverflow.com/jobs? What are the terms and Conditions of using data from stackoverflow.com/jobs and its API?
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Search incomplete synonym name

Is there is way to search synonym when user is inputting the name. Something like how things work in SO's tag search page. j2se is a synonym of java tag, but it appears in search when searching for ...
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Getting an API key for an application without a server

When I go to register my application, it asks me my OAUTH application URL. But I don't have an OAuth server and I just want to get the api-key without my server. How can I fill out the form required ...
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Oauth flow: how to redirect the flow to localhost:8444 instead of localhost [duplicate]

I want to authenticate my users with help of their Stackexchange id. I am using Apache Oltu library to setup the Oauth code flow, the authorization code is being requested. But the redirection url is: ...
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Exclude records where field is present (ie., return only open questions)

How do I exclude records based on the presence of a certain field (like the equivalent of SQL's [fieldname] Is Null)? Example: Results for Closed questions include field closed_date=1234567890. ...
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How to use the StacMan library to add a new question?

I didn't find any client.Questions.Add method. So, how do I use the StacMan library to add a new question ? Any sample C# example?
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How to Create a Multi-tag URI Request to /questions

Just want to confirm if I'm doing this right. The /questions guide doesn't mention this. Let's say I want to ask for multiple tags in one request, am I doing this right? https://api.stackexchange....
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How to use /me to display my profile data in StackExchange API?

So I'm able to use API calls like: https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/questions?pagesize=30&order=desc&sort=activity&site=stackoverflow to display a list of questions. This is easy as it ...
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How to pass the api client credentials for stackexchange api in python [duplicate]

I am trying to make a console based client, that consumes the stackexchange api. I have done the registration of my app, in order to enjoy higher quotas and received the necessary keys. My problem is,...
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Script to dynamically expand the Q/A text field

I'm searching for a script to (vertically) expand the text field in questions and answers as I type. I personally prefer seeing all content at once (while the area can be extended by manually dragging,...
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Would it be possible to create a script that could be run manually to unprotect questions that meet certain parameters?

One of the sites I use has in excess of 10% of their questions protected. It's a small site but this seems like a huge amount, largely due to questions being on the HNQ regularly and attracting many ...
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What API do I call to measure popularity growth for specific tags over time?

I believe I can use the Stack Exchange API to get total questions that fit chosen tags. I have an example I wrote myself here:           data.stackexchange.com/stackoverflow/...
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Is there a glossary of the properties returned in response to the Stack Exchange API?

While most items are self-explanatory, some aren't, and I was wondering if there was a glossary explaining all the properties in each of the response types?
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Where could I get the EER Diagram of stackexchange.com?

I would like to know if it is possibe or avaliable the stackexchange sites database model. If yes, where could I get it?
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Accessing the Stack Exchange API not on behalf of an user? [duplicate]

I'm implementing an App and intend to use Stack Exchange tags to classify content, of course, respecting the terms of use. However, the Authentication documentation says I'd need to use the OAuth 2.0 ...
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How to use date parameters in the /questions API? [duplicate]

When using /questions (e.g. like this)), dates are represented by a number. I'd like to know how I can convert a number to a date. For example if I have 1293840000, what date does it represent?
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How can I get a list of questions posted from a certain IP address (a.k.a an organization)?

I read an article by David Robinson: https://stackoverflow.blog/2017/02/15/how-do-students-use-stack-overflow He filters questions posted by users at educational institutions identified by their ISP. ...
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An exhaustive list of URL formats for a URL representing a user

I am developing an application that will ask the user to type in his Stack Overflow URL, meaning the URL of his Stack Overflow profile,and then get something from the Stack Exchange API. Is there a ...