Questions tagged [users]

Tools that help with user profiles/accounts, or issues with the API handling of users

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(Should we) add [Staff] labels to staff member flairs?

This answer is posted by a staff member, but you have to go to the user's profile to actually see that. Can we add [Staff] labels to staff member flairs like on all meta sites? [♦ Mod] labels aren't ...
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How to get all communities a user is associated with?

Is there a way to get all Stack Exchange communities in which a user is active? I mean the list of communities that are displayed on a user's network profile.
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Add link to network and chat profiles

Screenshot / Code Snippet About The recent design update to the profile page removed the ability to easily navigate to a user's network profile, even though they chose to hide their profile. Since ...
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Bookmark users - Fetch the list of users that bookmarked a question on any Stack Exchange website

Userscript to fetch the list of users that bookmarked a question on any Stack Exchange website. This script uses the Stack Exchange Data Explorer to fetch the list of users and augments this with user ...
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Don't let me interact with this user's posts (for sockpuppets, mostly)

About The main purpose of this script is to prevent one from accidentally interacting with questions/answers posted by a sock of their own (but it can also be used to avoid interacting with posts from ...
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Pronoun Assistant

Screenshot / Code Snippet About It's hard to miss these days - the Code of Conduct is about to change. It will emphasize the importance of using the correct pronoun when referring to a user in third ...
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Make better use of the space in profiles, like profiles used to be

About The change to user profiles discussed in Some changes to the profile while we make it responsive has introduced some empty space. It can be seen directly in Profile page is very empty, revert to ...
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User sort by last_modified_date always return errors

I am using this API to get users info sorting by last_modified date, https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/users#page=1&pagesize=100&order=asc&sort=modified&filter=!9YdnSBVWs&site=...
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What does the /users endpoint look for when sorting on modified date?

What does the /users endpoint look for when sorting on modified date? For the /users endpoint in the Stack Exchange API v2.3, what does the modified filter in sort field look for? It is unclear from ...
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Indicate that a user is moderator or staff using icons

About This script implements the suggestion from user1306322 to Add an immediately visible indication that a user is a staff member or an employee of SE, which was the original request that led to New ...
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How do you get the association_id from the CC data dump?

I am working with Stack Exchange /users/ data and trying to get a user's "united" profile, to see what sites they're active in other than the queried site. As an example: http://...
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Community Diamond Restorer - Add the diamond back to Community's profile!

Screenshot / Code Snippet Before: After: About This userscript, in response to this question, restores the "Moderator" label for the Community user, both in edit summaries and on the ...
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Can I get information about a user with their network ID?

My network profile's ID is 4337810. Is there any way to get information about users with their network ID from the API? So stuff like username, location, profile image, etc...? There doesn't seem ...
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What's the best way to get all available data related to a user's reputation?

I'm looking for the best way to get a full list of every event which has caused a user's reputation to change, It could look like: timestamp,reputation_change,object_uri 2011-01-25 14:58:27Z,10,/ajax/...
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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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/me/associated doesn't return meta sites anymore

The documentation of /me/associated says: You can filter the network_users returned by this method with the types parameter. Specify, semicolon delimited, main_site or meta_site to filter by site. ...
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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 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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Please provide an API "flair"-data call (`/associated` route is inadequate)

So today I decided to continue refining my JavaScript skills (different post over on Code Review SE if you'd like to review the results) and utilized the Stack Exchange API (v2.2) to write a "user ...
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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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Timeline activities appear to be missing (because creation_date has wrong and useless values)

When I'm looking at my Stack Overflow timeline according to the API, It's missing a lot of events. According to the API, the last thing I did was posting this answer, five days ago, and you can see ...
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List /network-activity methods under Network Methods in the documentation

The API methods /users/{id}/network-activity and /me/network-activity, both return a summary of a user's activity across the Stack Exchange network and do not take a site parameter. They are ...
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Fetch the Personalized Prediction Data through the API?

Is it possible to get a user's personalized prediction data in an automated way? I'm building a graphical visualization of this data, you can check the project here: http://jlhonora.github.io/...
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Expose the contents of the "accounts" tab of the SE network profile as machine-readable data

It would be really nice if there were a way to get all the data that is displayed on the accounts tab of the Stack Exchange network profile for a user (e.g. mine) as machine-readable data with a ...
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StackMaps - Interactive Maps of Stack Exchange Communities

StackMaps - Interactive Maps of Stack Exchange Communities https://johndbritton.com/stackmaps What Easily view users from your favorite Stack Exchange community on a map. Why I wanted to make it ...
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Show User Accept Rates

This simple user script restores the display of a user's question accept rate on questions they ask. Known Issues: New: In Firefox, throws a "no element found" error and fails to display anything. ...
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Can I fetch Stack Overflow users by location in Stack Exchange API

I read the documentation and I know that I can get users' locations but I have not seen anywhere about querying by location. Does that mean that it is not possible? If it is possible, how? As an ...
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OBSOLETE - SkillRep - experiment in computing a skill focused reputation

Update: Now offline/closed. See the answer, below. Reputation, on the Stack Overflow Site, is mostly a measure of a user's contribution. That's fine but sometimes, when looking at a user you ...
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List of Votes by Authenticated users

In the API documentation for the question type, it says that you can access, for a specific question, whether or not the authenticated user (in the private_info scope) upvoted/downvoted the question. ...
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How to get a list of all StackExchange employees?

For a particular userscript feature, I need to get a list of all Stack Exchange employees. The list would be updated every day (per SE website). What is the most efficient way to do so? I looked at ...
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Add the 'people reached' count to the API?

Can we have the people reached statistic added to the /users/{ids} method? The response could simply be: "people_reached": 1000 I'm asking because it would be cool to get a network-wide number.
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How to get the user's last seen time in user's profile

In user's profile page, there's a last seen xx mins ago info: How can I get this information in user object or other object field?
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Docs say the API returns a user's age, but it doesn't (anymore)

The doc page says that the user object returns an age property (for those users that specified an age). But the API  no  longer  does.   (Plus spot checks of users that had age in ...
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Get everything touched by a user?

I'm trying to figure out the best way to compile all "post threads" (Questions and all related Answers and Comments) where a specific user owns any of the {Question, Answer or [a comment on either the ...
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Paging issue: is /users/{ids}/associated API route returning incomplete information?

When querying to find associated accounts for a list of account ids, some ids in the results appear to be missing many of the associated sites. I have only observed this in multi-page responses. For ...
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Moderation request: Make [user] a synonym of [users]

Please make user a synonym of users. I proposed a synonym but there aren't enough high-rep users active here for that mechanism to work. Currently*: user has 5 questions, no tag wiki and no tag ...
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StackRating – Tracks skill of Stack Overflow users!

Screenshot About StackRating.com tracks user ratings which is a measure of users “skill”. It does so by comparing the number of upvotes on the answers of each question and uses the formula of the ...
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How do I get information about top users of a Stack Exchange community?

I was going through the stack exchange API and I want to extract information about, say, top 20 users of a particular stack exchange community. How do I use the API for that? I tried on this page ...
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Provide a way to get display name via access token

Please include a new (network) method with the ability to gather display name and profile image directly via access token. Right now to retrieve this information you have to first authenticate a ...
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Hat Overflow - Show number of Winterbash hats at a glance

This script adds a Winterbash hat-count to every user "Signature block" on questions, answers, review pages, etc. For example: Reference this feature request: Show hat count in user card (next to ...
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sostats - Stack Overflow latest metrics and charts

About I wondered how many questions, answers or comments are being posted on Stack Overflow every day. How many users get registered? How does it depend on the day of the week? When are users most ...
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How to get total visited days and consecutives of an user?

I checked docs , there are no endpoints to get total visited days and consecutive days. Is there any way to get them?
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How to use shallow_user?

I can not understand how to access the summary information about the user's reputation. How to use the shallow_user object ? I tried: https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/shallow-user/2765346/...
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Can I change my profile picture using the API version 2?

I was considering making an app that lets the user design a profile picture and then activate it on the user's Stack Exchange account. Could a feature to change the profile picture be added to the ...
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Get users based on location? [duplicate]

I want to get site users by their location but I don't see any method for that. And it's not possible with a filter either. Is there any way to get users based on location or is it not possible?
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Stack Exchange - Favorite Users

TL,DR: Browser addon that highlights answers and questions by your favorite users! See it in work: And the easy config via user's profile: Just like many other people before us, even we once began ...
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How can I get a user's Meta site details in the API call?

This query returns the details of the Main sites only:         /associated-users#ids=2855348 How can I get the Meta site details also in the same query? Do I need to add any ...
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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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Method /users/{id}/top-answer-tags is returning wrong results

I'm trying the following request: (555004 happens to be my user id) http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/users/555004/top-answer-tags and I'm a bit confused by the result: { top_tags: [ { ...