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Additional options to test code snippets

SO provides great support for Q&A with Code Snippet capability. Many posts also provide external links to jFiddle. Here are examples of an individual using an external jFiddle link and a code ...
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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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Bugs in API 2.2 "/search/advanced" with a "q" parameter

How can we handle these problems? Result for sort=relevance&order=desc is similar to sort=relevance&order=desc. Very poor caching system: After some queries, you may receive the same results ...
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What write in app access for sending data

Here is my app's code: However, I get this error:
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How to get all tags' descriptions from the Stack Exchange API directly?

I know I can get one tag description by request such as "https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/tags/tag_name/wikis?site=dba". But if I use it more than hundreds of times, I will get a ...
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How do I add a comment to a post through the Stack Exchange API?

I want to add an comment to a specific post so, how do I get its ID and how do I authorize it. I want it to done through the Stack Exchange API interface.
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Does the stackapps API allow queries of question to get answers?

All of the API docs I've seen are just for getting metadata, stuff like "how many comments". Is there an API to ask questions? eg here: I can't see a way to add a query string: https://api....
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Why can I not authenticate my application? Application is not allowed to request implicit grants

I created a placeholder. PLACEHOLDER - Disco Application I created an application and added placeholder. I followed https://stackoverflow.com/oauth/dialog?client_id=19204&redirect_uri=https://...
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Applications must have a registered Stack Apps post to write

I have problems with registered Stack Apps, I've tried different combinations, but it doesn't work. OAuth Domain 9924033ab80e.ngrok.io/ Application Website: http://9924033ab80e.ngrok.io/ Application ...
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How to 'publish' an app after the development is complete?

I followed the steps and created a StackApp (registering a new OAuth app) and added a StackApp post as per question - My app has to be published first? But it's still under development Now that my ...
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How to update tags without modifying question body? [duplicate]

I made a call to update the question tags using API - https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/edit-question however the body formatting changes when I edit the tags with the same body received (with HTML ...
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Will there be an official Stack Exchange application for Android?

I have really liked the experience on the various associated Stack Exchange sites and had the mobile application for Android until recently I switched mobiles and had to uninstall it. I also ...
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Take the right filter for favourite count

I try to take the favourite count filter for a question. I use api through R library(stackr) stack_questions(11227809, site = "stackoverflow", filter = "!GeD4JB*YQqe2L") and I ...
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Wrong results for fetch timeline from offset

To get the timeline for a question I am sending this request: https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/questions/63299112/timeline?site=stackoverflow&fromdate=1597649222 I am getting empty results: {&...
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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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Setting Up OAuth App - Process Gets Stuck

After I had some initial issues from errors on the stack exchange side which were resolved, the authorization appears to work but every time I try to start the process I get brought to this page below ...
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How to get an API key without registering an application?

How can I get an API key for doing 10K daily requests, without registering an application? Because I only use a script for my Social Network analysis project.
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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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`key` is not valid for passed `access_token`, token not found (although seemingly valid authentication)

I've made an authentication flow for my app (which wants to read your inbox and sent notifications on your desktop). Which can be found here For this, I have created a stack app on this site. With the ...
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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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Is there any way to get questions by tag with excerpt?

I'm checking how I can embed the search for one project. Basically I want something like this page. With the search I can get the list of questions with all meta data from the search, however the ...
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"Could not parse uri [redirect_uri]" when trying to authenticate

I was just reading into this API and wanted to test it out before I would use it in a project. I have added an application on this site and got all of the keys. When I try to authenticate a user with ...
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Unable to post a comment using the interactive API documentation

I'm trying to to integrate the Stack Exchange API in my application. I'm trying the authentication but when I got the token and used it it gave a write_access issue. That issue was resolved when I ...
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How are API changes announced?

How are API changes announced? Are emails sent out to developers, or is there someplace I can subscribe to?
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When does API quota reset?

I had a program consuming Stack Overflow API quota (10,000 per day) last night across midnight. This morning I checked, and my quota has not been set back to 10,000. Is this normal? If yes, when does ...
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How can I write (edit) one of my answers?

I started to love the Python black formatter and I want all my code on Stack Overflow to be formatted like that. So I wanted to go over the answers and apply black / blacken-docs, check if anything ...
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How can I the question detail page and add comments like the Stack Exchange app?

Can we get the list of data when clicking on a specific question and display the question detail page like the Stack Exchange app? I can't find the API to get them so far, so I decided to display the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get write_access for stackexchange API for a web app [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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