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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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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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Tagged parameter not working as described in documentation

In the documentation it is reported that the tagged parameter in the request URL should work like this: tagged - a semicolon delimited list of tags, of which at least one will be present on all ...
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Top questions/answers

Is there a way to get a list of X questions/answers with the highest votes up, visits, etc? Say I want to get the list of most voted questions in .NET category (tag) or Java.
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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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PLACEHOLDER - Tag manager

An internal tool for managing and collecting question tags related to other specific tags. It will not be made available to the public.
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Early warning for new questions with problematic tags or titles

Leaves a temporary comment on new Stack Exchange questions with problematic tags or titles. Some of the issues detected by the bot: a non-descriptive title a vague tag used as the only tag all tags ...
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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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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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Should status-reproduced be made a mod-only tag?

status-review has been recently made a mod-only tag, but status-reproduced remains a normal blue tag. While not currently used on any questions (except this one, for demonstration), eventually it ...
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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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Does the [ruby-on-rails] tag add relevant context on top of [ruby]

We have the tag ruby-on-rails (7 questions) which is ... an open source full-stack web application framework written in Ruby. It follows the popular MVC framework model and is known for its "...
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Retrieving list of c# questions

I am trying to retrieve list of C# questions using http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/questions?title=true&tagged="c#". But I get JSON response related to c questions. Response : { "...
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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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Multiple tags come back unordered

I am using https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/wikis-by-tags#tags=c%23%3Bsql%3Bexcel%3Bphp&filter=default&site=stackoverflow and the response is "items": [ { "...
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Serel returns a JSON Parse error for the 'C#' tag

When I try requesting the tag c# via Serel, I get an error. This is the error I am getting: INFO][2013-02-25 02:06:42] Making request to /2.0/tags/c#/info?site=stackoverflow&key=mykey JSON::...
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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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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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How to use tags/{tags}/related

I am new to stackapps. I am wondering how to apply /tags/{tags}/related to more than one tags. The documentation does not give an example. I tried /2.0/tags/c,java/related?site=stackoverflow, /2.0/...
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Tags missing when fetching from API filtered by dates

I'm experimenting with the API, trying to get the tags used in the last month on Stack Overflow, and it seems like some tags are missing. For example, I don't get anything for "jquery": http:...
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Even though status-review has been made a moderator-only tag, it remains blue on this post

On this answer, status-review is mentioned. For whatever reason, the tag appeared as blue instead of red. I've also noticed that it does not appear on this post for some reason. I thought that ...
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Should status-review be made a mod tag?

On most other meta sites, status-review is a moderator tag, however on stack apps (which is it’s own meta) it is not a moderator tag. Since there is no status-review moderator tag on stack apps, ...
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Maximum tag name length?

Does a maximum tag name length exist? Or it is just the "suggested size" with no hard limits? I'm trying to figure out how to best store them in a database.
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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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DAO.af browsable aggregated tags

About goal is to learn skills faster by browsing the aggregated concepts. so you absorb big ideas before diving in. learn passively. its for everyone. analyzes SE posts with IBM watson and allows ...
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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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A simple app to add tags to questions given a search criterium

In the wake of the *-vba situation on Stack Overflow, one tag remains, that should be retagged to two others. See this MSO post for more details. To resolve this situation, this is a mini-app, that ...
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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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PLACEHOLDER - Tag Cleaner

Screenshot / Code Snippet TODO About An app to help removing wrong tags from questions. For example, the tag android-studio is often misused for questions about programming for Android in general. ...
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Stack Exchange API - Get Watched Tags for a User

Is there a way to get a list of tags that the user has set up as "Watched Tags"? If not, is it on the roadmap?
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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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API 404's when I try to fetch related tags for the `bin` tag

If you query the API for tags related to [bin]: https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/tags/bin/related?site=stackoverflow this simply returns: Invalid JSON returned and a 404. (live demo) But it ...
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Proper Tag Synonym Vote Buttons

Screenshot / Code Snippet About There's a new tag synonym dashboard, which looks nice except for those thumbs up/down buttons. Since we're Stack Exchange, not Facebook, they should be the familiar ...
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Apply required tag CSS class to the required tags in the "how to ask" side bar

When we ask a question, in the "How To Ask" side bar there is some information about the usage of the tags, such as support, bug and feature-request. Since those are the required tags (with different ...
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Maximum tags for a question on any SE site [closed]

Is the maximum tags for all SE sites (and those in the future) 5?
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List recent tag wiki edits

I would like to list tags where the tag wiki or tag wiki excerpt was recently edited or created. How can I do this? It is not a problem if I get a few false positives by tags modified in other ways, ...
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Tags are not returned when querying /users/{ids}/answers

I'm querying the API for answers-by-user, and I want the tags belonging to the parent questions. I seem to be seeing intermittent results: sometimes the tags attribute of the response includes the ...
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Should we "Burninate" the [stack-exchange] tag?

The Stack Apps topic help makes it clear that all questions here must pertain to Stack Exchange in some way: If your question is about … the Stack Exchange API applications built on the ...
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Unhide the Ignored Tags Hider

Screenshot About This is a simple Greasemonkey script which unhides the checkbox which allows you to hide questions with ignored tags. It allows you to quickly toggle this setting at your leisure ...
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Clone the tags in questions page, if the tags are not visible in the initial window

About If the tags are not visible in the initial loaded page, this script will copy and paste the tags after the post title. If the tags position is not less than the current window's height, then ...
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Improved Tag Popup

Improved Tag Popup Inspired by this feature request by Andrew Leach, this script adds some extra links in the new tag popup, to view and edit the full tag information (wiki and excerpt). ...
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Burninator toolkit

Please note, the tag burninator script requires 10k rep to use. Sorry, noobs! I pass on to you, dear taxonomist terrorists, the burninator toolkit. This toolkit consists of two user scripts which, ...
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How to get the number/count/total of tags/badges/something from the API?

I see we can fetch tags via the API, which works fine but, sadly, there doesn't seem to be a way to get the count of all possible tags. Currently the Stack Overflow Tags page shows 36 tags per page ...
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myTagOverflow - StackOverflow top tags data visualization

About myTagOverflow creates a visualization of the top tags related to your own activity on stackOverflow. It may be useful when you want to demonstrate your technical abilities, based on factual ...
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How to quickly retag a question from the API?

I'm playing with the write API, and I'd like to simply retag a question. This is the code I have so far: $editURL = 'https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/questions/' . $question->{"question_id"} . '/...
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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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/synonyms sorting is majorly broken

I'm requesting /tags/synonyms data in descending order by creation date, but the order is jumbled up: The first date is 2017-08-22 where as the second one is 2018-03-16. The same can be observed for ...
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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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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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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/...