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

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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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StackUsers.com - everything you ever wanted to know but were afraid to ask. (about an SE user. almost.)

About http://stackusers.com All Stack Exchange users at your fingertips. The core of this application is a robust data acquisition and maintenance platform based on Soapi.CS that reliably and ...
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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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Find old display names of a user

As observed here, it can be confusing when certain users who had gone months under one name suddenly switched to new names So I've made a simple API-based tool: Old display names of a user It ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Finding a user given their (exact) display name

For my app, I allow people to "register" themselves on my site by typing in their Stack Overflow (etc) name. Now it does allow you to use your ID if you know it, but I find that typing in usernames is ...
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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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Plans to expose details from the "accounts" tab of the user page?

One thing that I noticed was missing from the /users/ API was an ability to see what other Stack Exchange sites the user is associated with (what's usually available from the "accounts" tab of the ...
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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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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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Can more vote-related data be added to the user object?

The only data about votes that I can currently get from the user object via the API is the user's up_vote_count and down_vote_count. I am creating a dashboard that displays a range of stats about a ...
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StackPlonk: plonk users you don't want to help anymore

Screenshot / Code Snippet About If you really don't want to help some user anymore, go to his profile page, and click the Plonk button next to his name. Every question of this user will then have a ...
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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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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 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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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 a User's picture (Avatar)

I've seen a couple of Stack Apps that have the actual picture for the user profile. Is that coming from the API, and if so how? If not I'm assuming they are using some screen-scrapping to get that ...
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Can we have a test user account?

I am writing a program that checks for new comments posted to a user. The problem is this: in order to test the program, I am forced to post comments to existing users - which probably isn't the best ...
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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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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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(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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Get the Authenticated User's email?

We're building the website for our local Developer Community. We're trying to enable "Login with Stack Exchange" (we already got LinkedIn and GitHub), but I can't seem to find the User's email when ...
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How can I access a user's ID on another site (eg. SU) if I have their ID from another site (eg. SO)?

If I have the ID of a user from any site, how can I get that's user's ID for a site I specify? Eg. If someone's ID was 10349 on Super User, how could I get 10349's id on Stack Overflow? I know I'd ...
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Access to /users/recent/ (Recent Activity) through the API

Would it be possible to have access to a user Recent Activity? I know that this is not a public information on the website, but I think that most part is public. I only see one Activity that should ...
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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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/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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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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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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API for getting multiple (yet specific users)

I am developing one app which will be used internally in our company. We are recommending our colleagues to contribute to StackOverflow. To keep the moral of employees high, I am planning to develop ...
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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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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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Get total answers count for a specified: Tag, Userid and Date-range?

I would like to get the total number of answers provided by userid 1068142 between 01/07/2015-31/07/2015 with tag = paypal. I have looked into this question but it does not help! I have been trying ...
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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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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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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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Can revisions be returned from the API, filtered by user?

I see that question or answer revisions can be returned from the API either by post ID or by GUID. I'd like to obtain this data filtered by user, e.g. "all revisions made by user X". However, I ...
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Reputation changes from accepting answers to questions are not included in reputation results

When querying the /users/{ids}/reputation API route, the results don't include the +2 reputation changes from accepting answers. None of the reputation results from my own reputation history have a ...
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Certain users aren't showing up in /users when filter is applied

NB: The filter parameter in v1.x of the API had a different meaning to the filter parameter in v2.0 Consider the following query: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/users?filter=jon%20skeet This ...
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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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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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Show when user is online

I apologize if this already exist, but i could not find it. My question is, is there a real-time display next to the user question if that user is still on line or not. Something like this (green ...
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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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What is "accept_rate" in the Stack Exchange API?

when I call the /users path, like: /docs/users-by-ids#&ids=1&site=stackoverflow In the reply, I get a field called accept_rate. What is that field about?
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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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