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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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List all tags in use on stackoverflow

I am trying to list all tags used on stackoverflow here: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/usage/methods/tags and I cannot seem to list all. How do I do it?.
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Please add the `tagged` parameter to /answers, /users, etc

The /questions endpoint supports a tagged parameter which I find quite useful. However, it's the only route that appears to support this parameter. If, say, I want to get questions asked by a given ...
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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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The answer object returns an empty array for tags

Since version 2.1, the answer object has a field called tags. However, sometimes, an empty array or even nothing is returned in this field: Example with the filter !-*f(6t0Vk01e. Am I doing ...
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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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/users/tags should contain scores

I am implementing some simple JavaScript/bookmarklet based apps that show some reputation info, including the score in the User's top tags (roughly based on this previous bookmarklet of mine). Now I ...
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Stack Overflow Tag Manager

Screenshot About Stack Overflow Tag Manager is a Greasemonkey script for expressing your tag preferences, which partly inspired Stack Overflow's own tag preferences feature. Continued benefits over ...
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The tagged parameter does not work with multiple tags

Take these two API calls: http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/questions?tagged=php;rant http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/questions/tagged/php;rant A couple of problems: Shouldn't they return the same ...
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Please add tags to answers

Update: This was completed as of API version 2.1. When querying any API method which returns answers (/users/ids/answers, /answers/ids, etc.) the result does not include the tag information for the ...
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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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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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Collapse interesting and ignored tags sections!

Are you annoyed by to large interesting/ignored tags sections? I've created a user script to collapsing it! Stack Ignore Collapse .user.js
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What's the difference between tags soapi.cs and soapi.js to get a bug triggered by the former?

Right now questions tagged soapi.cs returns a HTTP status code 404 (for various HTTP clients) while questions tagged soapi.js does not. Interestingly though, soapi.cs seems to work just fine in other ...
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Can you access a user's tag reputation/score via the API?

Is it possible to retrieve a user's tag specific reputation/score via the API? If not, is it possible to make an API call that returns enough information that you can calculate the value?
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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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You can gain reputation from edits to tag wikis, although they are not accessible through the API.

Reputation gain from edits to tag wikis appear through the API; the API reports them as answers, but fetching them via the /answers route does not work. Case in point: My accepted edit (+2 rep) My ...
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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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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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Icons for favorite tags

I have a lot of tags in my "favorite tags" and it got to the point where they span across like five lines, and it was just too bulky for my liking. So, I made a user-script that replaces the text ...
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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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Getting the top answerers/users for a tag in a custom time range?

I'm trying to use the top answers on tags API to get the users who contribute the most for a given tag. Like so:           /2.2/tags/azure-web-sites/top-answerers/month?site=...
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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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Getting error 4002 when calling tags method without a sort parameter

According to the documentation, calling the tags method without a sort parameter should return the recently used tags, since the default sort is by activity. Instead, I get an error 4002 with the ...
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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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API response doesn't indicate the nature of a rejected question POST

I have a question, which I post to Stack Overflow. The addition of the answer gets rejected and I know that it is due to the fact that I used the tag coredata rather than core-data. When I do this on ...
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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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Link to applied_count leads to a 404

To Reproduce Run an API query on tag-synonyms, you will get a result that includes something like this: Issue(s) Click on the applied_count link and you get redirected to this page which is a 404. It ...
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Request a method to get the number of people following a tag

How do I use the API to get the number of followers for a given tag? On Stack Overflow, if you hover your mouse over a Tag a DHTML popup displays the number of followers for that tag. I have used ...
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Get a list of required tags for site

How can I get the tags which are required, (fulfills_required = true) for each site? Like order/filter the tags route to show the fulfills_required tags first?
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Can we merge the 'library' and 'wrapper' tags?

There seems to be some fragmentation amongst the tags assigned to wrappers/libraries. Some have library, some have wrapper, and some have both. If I'm not mistaken, they are the same thing. Can we ...
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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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Is there an API to fetch tags related to a given tag?

I'm interested in making a tool that explores the tags of a site for tags which should be merged or mention each other in tag wikis etc. On the page of any given tag there is a column on the right of ...
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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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Search for answers/comments under questions with certain tags using the Stack Overflow API?

The advanced search (/search/advanced) API can search for questions by tags. But /users/{ids}/answers API doesn't take tags. I'd like to monitor answers/comments for questions with certain tags. Is ...
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Could the /tags API return minimal information about synonyms?

It would be very helpful if the /tags API could provide at least a bare minimum of information about tag synonyms. Either: Number of synonyms the tag has, if any. Or a true/false flag for tags which ...
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Any way for /tags to provide unanswered count?

I am trying to get a count of unanswered questions by tag. Basically if there was an 'unanswered-count' in addition to the 'count' property of the /tags response that would be perfect. It has been ...
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How to mimic search behavior of Stack sites?

I want to mimic the behavior of the search field that can be found on all Stack sites. How should I do this? Filter by tags if all words (how exactly is this detected?) in the query are tags. ...
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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 calculate users, who have posted (question/answer) using specific tag?

For example, if I want to know the number of users who asked and answered about PHP. Currently, I can just get the list of questions and its total number, but it's not enough, because one user could ...
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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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I want to receive email alerts if a question is asked with a specific tag. Is there an app for that?

The title says it all. Does this exist?
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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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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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/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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The tags array is missing from answer results

I'm probably missing something very obvious but it seems like /users/{ids}/answers forgets to include the tags badge in the resulting answer object: tags (2.1) an array of strings Nowhere does ...
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/answers API request returns no tags if body_markdown is included [duplicate]

This API request to /answers has the filter set to return the tags field for the corresponding question. It works fine: api.stackexchange.com/docs/answers#filter=!9YdnSPElz But, when the filter is ...
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Include creator in tag_synonym

When I looked at recent tag synonyms there is a Creator row, but I can't query this data with the API. I'd like to see this data added, and a list of all approves would be nice too.
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Bold and colorful area tags

About: This script is written for cstheory.SE and MathOverflow. It modifies the way the area tags (tags having . in their names) are displayed. The script is based on Hexadecimal user rep. Download: ...
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