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Hide the Stack Exchange sidebar

I would like to gain some screen estate when viewing Stack Exchange sites. The sidebar seldom shows information I need. I know most help content displayed when composing questions. Most related ...
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Wrong sorting parameter in documentation for question/{ids}/answers

It looks like that in the question/{ids}/answers documentation, there is a mistake: votes – score Shouldn't this be votes – votes
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How can I fetch the answers posted in last week based on tags of the question?

I see that tags are present only for questions. How can I get the answers to these questions given in last week (if any) having specific tags?
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API to submit a Suggested Edit

Is there a way of using the API to submit a suggested edit? This would allow users without the edit privilege to at least submit their suggestion. There is no create/add endpoint listed in the docs ...
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PLACEHOLDER - Question to have stack apps working

Posting question to have API write-access feature working.
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Looking for a desktop pop-up app I can use for Science Fiction/Fantasy

I joined Science Fiction/Fantasy (SFF) in 2011. For many years I had an app running - an app I found on the site - that would create a pop-up whenever a Harry Potter question was asked. It would pop ...
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Is there an API to upload images to SE's imgur installation?

Is there an API for uploading images to the StackExchange-specific imgur installation? I could use the main imgur site, but they don't keep the images indefinitely. Use case: It would be ...
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PLACEHOLDER - How to get access to comment/answer/getquestions on Stack Exchange

I'm trying to integrate the Stack Exchange API into my web app so I can fetch all posts as well as I can post answer or comments on them. I have successfully got access_token for no_expiry and ...
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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 to get the user's pinned sites?

I have been trying to find the API for getting all the pinned/favorite sites of the user, but I can't.
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How do I get the no. of upvotes a person has received for a particular tag?

I need the list of users who have more than 10K reputation and then among those users I need to see which user has how many up-votes for each tag. I don't think there is a direct query that will give ...
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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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What does it mean when a revision number is missing?

I've noticed in the API docs for revisions that revision_number may be absent. Yet all examples, e.g. /posts/{ids}/revisions include a revision number for all responses. I have a colleague who swears ...
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How can I get user links in the API call like Twitter, GitHub and so on?

I'm trying to get the user's user links from his profile. Like this person has GitHub and Twitter links on his profile. How can I get those?
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Where do I get the user impact?

I'm trying to get the data of the user's impact. Therefore I used the /2.2/me route and did not found any of this data. Is there any other route that gives this information? I'm also missing the ...
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PLACEHOLDER - How to get write_access to comment/answer on Stack Exchange

I'm trying to integrate the Stack Exchange API into my web app so I can fetch all posts as well as I can post answer or comments on them. I have successfully got access_token for no_expiry and ...
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How can I see how a Stack Apps summary looks for a particular app?

When using one of the templates (app/library/script) while writing a question here, the top of the post will contain some HTML comments: <!-- thumbnail: https://example.com/some-image.png --> &...
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How to solve bad_parameter error?

I'm trying to make the Stack Exchange API request using the key provided by Stack Apps. But whenever I try it always throws the below error. {'error_id': 400, 'error_message': "key doesn't match a ...
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How the /sites method is meant to be used

The /sites method is used to enumerate all sites in the network. If your [app] is meant to run against more than a single site (and many are) this method is how you should be discovering new sites in ...
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Stack Exchange API - What does “site_state” mean?

The /sites route can return site_state. What does site state stand for and which values can it have? The values I found: normal linked_meta open_beta
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Is there a way to fetch my flag quota?

I would like to stop flagging when I start running low on flags. Is there any way the API can tell me not only the flag options, but also whether I have any flags left and if so how many?
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Can't Decompress Stack Overflow API in Swift

I am using the Stack Overflow API in Swift but keep getting an error: The data couldn’t be read because it isn’t in the correct format. whenever I try to use the JSON as shown in code below ...
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Getting the ID of the question-asker when fetching new answers from the API

I am fetching a list of all new answers posted on Stack Overflow using the /answers API call. This returns the owner of the answer, but I would like to know if the answerer is the same person as 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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How to pass `key` as header value instead of as query params?

I would like to use my API Key in the header as opposed to as a query parameter. In Stack Overflow Enterprise, I pass the value as X-API-Key in the headers. This does not work for the public Stack ...
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Full-width stackexchange site

All the stackexchange sites are designed to take up a width of 1000px or less. Can this be expanded to have the content always try to take up all available horizontal space?
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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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Is it possible to configure authorization on localhost?

I registered an application that I want to check on localhost. From the client, I send the following request: My system: Node.js My localhost app port: 8888 My app settings: OAuth Domain ...
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Difference between `/inbox/unread` & `/me/inbox/unread`

I ran /inbox/unread & /me/inbox/unread. What is the difference between the two? Also, the site parameter which we give in call to /me/inbox/unread is not required as inbox_item refers to global ...
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What does “in practice” mean here?

From /answers/{id}/delete: In practice, this method will never return an object. For me, "in practice" means that the method will maybe return an object. But why? That's not good from an ...
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Can I get the question id in the inbox route?

My intended behavior of my app is to navigate the user the the question page when an inbox item gets clicked. For example, when the API return a link like this https://stackapps.com/questions/8515/...
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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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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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How to list your application/library/wrapper/script here

If you've created an application, script, or library for use on the Stack Exchange network, that's fantastic! Now publicize it by creating a question with the correct tag: app https://stackapps....
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Is the way to search answers by who I voted for? [duplicate]

I found few similar questions: first, second. But answers is too old (2014 year). It's actual now — no way to get this info by using API?
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After which time span can my vote no longer change?

I came across a toast that appears when I try to change my vote that I made a few days ago. Is it documented somewhere after which time span you can no longer change your vote? Or does the API ...
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How to get (unread) achievements?

Is there an API call where you can get all achievements and all unread achievements? Like this: Update Thanks to the answer of Glorfindel, I use the following methods to calculate the unread ...
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Percentage of Questions Upvoted Lower than the Highest Upvoted Answer

On another site the issue has come up that questions may not be upvoted but answers are. I would like to get some statistical support for this. Are there already existing apps that can do this kind ...
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How to get “usage guidance” for a tag from the Stack Exchange API?

Stack Exchange site tags have "usage guidance", both a 1-paragraph "excerpt" and a longer tag description, as e.g. for JavaScript here. Is it possible to get this data through the API? The options ...
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Get reputation changes across all sites without querying each one individually

I'm looking to make an app that shows your reputation changes throughout the network. /me/reputation-history/full almost accomplishes this, but it's on a per-site basis. I only want one query to get ...
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List of possible values for user_type on API for users

I'm starting to work with the API and I see on the call to retrieve a user or multiple users one of the fields that is returned is user_type. So far I have only seen a value of "registered" come back ...
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How to determine if a question is hot?

I know that I can get all hot question by sorting it like this: /2.2/questions?order=desc&sort=hot&site=stackoverflow Likewise, I'm not quite sure if other sortings like activity also ...
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Get my profile information after authentication

I am coding for a mobile application and using stack exchange API 2.1. I am able to implement oauth and I have access token also. Now I am trying to retrieve my profile information, like user_id, ...
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503 errors on batch get questions endpoint

I receive a lot of "socket hung up" and 503 Service Unavailable on the /questions/{ids} endpoint. I make requests in batches: 10 parallel requests with 15 question ids, interval between each 10-size ...
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How do I find all questions/answers per a tag using .Net?

I want to get the list of questions based on tag name using .Net. can any one please let me know how to achieve this using .Net with API Version 2.2?
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Using API with sites like JSFiddle and CodePen?

I am currently working on a prototype for the flair provided by Stack Exchange and can't seem to get the API to work with CodePen. It continuously returns the following error on the SE.init call: ...
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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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Is there any way or script to sort questions/posts/answers with custom criteria?

I want to fetch some questions from the API and I would like to sort them. However, I don't want to sort by the default options (activity, votes, creations, hot, week, month), but instead, for example,...
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What happened to the links to a Stack App mentioned in the documentation about write access?

The documentation about write access states: The application responsible for creating content via the API may be indicated with a link to an app's Stack Apps post. The exact manner of display is ...
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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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