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Documentation describing fields for api stack exchange

When I looked through the StackExchange documentation, I didn't find any documentation describing the fields. I have to study the request and response for a long time in order to understand why this ...
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Looking for an app that allows me to view interesting unanswered questions on SE sites using UserId

I am interested in finding interesting unanswered questions on different SE sites using my UserId. While I am aware of this SEDE query that exists, the problem with it is that it seems that with ...
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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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Does there exist an app that allows me to download all of my questions and answers on all SE sites?

I'm interested in downloading a backup of all my questions and answers on all Stack Exchange sites in the form of markdown files. I'm already aware of this SE data explorer query, but this downloads ...
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Application must have a registered Stack Apps post to write [duplicate]

I got this issue when trying to login to Stack Overflow through the web view of my Flutter application. What is this warning and how do I fix this?
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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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Userscript to flag deleted posts for moderator attention with <10K reputation

I noticed that while the system blocks you from viewing deleted posts unless you have moderator tools privilege, the system will not block you from flagging them. The only flag available for deleted ...
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Is there a way to ask general questions within the Stack app?

I just joined Stack Exchange and am using the Android app called "Stack for Stack Overflow" by Tyler Wong. When I try to post a question, I'm forced to select from a number of topic ...
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How to get user information of Stack Overflow?

I'm currently using the Stack Overflow API to get a user's information (via Stack Exchange). Is it possible with the Stack Overflow API to get user details?
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How to get user information of all sites merged

I'm actually using https://api.stackexchange.com/2.3/users/${userID}?site=${site} to get some user information from a specific site on Stack Exchange, but I want to get the information for all sites ...
Diego Borba's user avatar
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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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Randomly getting an 404 no method error when calling the question endpoint

When calling the question endpoint for a given number of communities, I have been randomly getting the following error: {"error_id":404,"error_message":"no method found with ...
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Requesting Assistance for OAuth Implementation in the Stack Overflow API

I'm attempting to set up OAuth in the Stack Overflow API. I've created a Stack App and obtained the Client ID and Client Secret. However, I'm encountering difficulties in the process and require ...
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getting answer body and question body in same request [duplicate]

I'm trying to get only questions and answers. I filtered the fields, to get also the body of answers, but I don't get an answers JSON object. What am I missing? I know about this question, but I don'...
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Has the Email service been Shutdown [duplicate]

Has the stackmail email service been shut down as I can't get access. If it has can I get a forwarding message set up?
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We’re collecting feedback on how we can improve the Stack Exchange API

The Stack Exchange API allows users to programmatically query and connect to the Stack Exchange Network of sites. The API is currently in version 2.3. We’re collecting feedback from users of the API, ...
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How do I send a message to Stack Exchange Chat using a webhook?

Apparently this is off-topic for Meta SE. I have a repository for Utility Bot, a Stack Exchange chatbot I made. GitHub has a feature that allows you to send repository events via a POST request to a ...
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How to extract users rating

I need a solution to exact reputations, badges for the stack overflow users. Please let me know. In microsoft programming language should be fine.
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Applications must have a registered Stack Apps post to write. I submited this link https://stackoverflow.com/questions for stack apps post

OAuth Domain [email protected] Application Website: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ECqepVphS3Dds05zUJ8l0ylkQ9X15iUZ_iqhQCM3vfY/edit?usp=sharing Application Icon (optional): '' Stack Apps ...
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Error calling Stack Overflow Teams API using Python requests library

I'm trying to call a PUT/DELETE request using the Stack Overflow Teams API in Python, but I'm encountering errors. As an FYI, I have a working PAT that allows me to make get requests for articles and ...
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PLACEHOLDER - A post to register my app posting

PLACEHOLDER - Just a post to register my app.
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How to revoke an access token generated for my application?

I generated an access token for my application and shared it with some people. Now, I wish to revoke the access token and generate a new one. I don't find any way to revoke that token.
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What are the rules for Discord bots posting to Stack Exchange?

I'm a member of a community that has its own Stack Exchange site and I'm wondering where I can find some insight into the rules of creating a Stack App that does the following: We have a pretty strong ...
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Is the StackExchange API free of charge?

I am brand new to StackApps, so please bear with me for a question that is hopefully obvious to most regular users. As far as I can tell, there is no charge for accessing the StackExchange API. ...
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Stack Overflow for Teams support

I am reading this documentation https://stackoverflow.help/en/articles/4385859-stack-overflow-for-teams-api where they mention the need to create a PAT to access StackOverflow for Teams API (https://...
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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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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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Getting weird response from StackExchange API [duplicate]

Context: I am trying to notify myself with an email whenever there is a reputation change on my account every 30 mins(which will come via a cron job). So I am hitting a StackExchange API to get this. ...
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Difference in results between parameters Tagged or Q

If I make a request using the "tagged" parameter, the returned results are more that if I make the same request with the same tags but using the "q" parameter. Notice that the ...
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Unread notifications not showing in API response

I have been trying to fetch all unread notifications from the Stack Exchange API. However, I always get a blank items data in the response. API Endpoint: /2.3/me/notifications/unread?page=1&...
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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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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, for ...
Lakshya Raj's user avatar
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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 ...
Lakshya Raj's user avatar
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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 ...
Lakshya Raj's user avatar
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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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Main Stack Exchange network site API

The original Stack Exchange app has this cool feature where you can browse hot question from the entire network. But at the current state I am not able to see a “Stack Exchange” site listed in the ...
Daniel James Tronca's user avatar
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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 ...
TheNewOne's user avatar
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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.
Pratibha's user avatar
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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 ...
StarRiver's user avatar
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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://...
Daniel James Tronca's user avatar
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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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