# All Questions

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### Can I make a Private Application?

I wish to access the API from a purely internal application; no visible app to the public, no promotion, no OAuth. That seems impossible via the key registration form; am I missing something?
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### I have created a lot of access_token with no_expiry scope while experimenting. How do I delete them?

While learning how to work with the StackApps APIs, I created quite a few (more than 10) access_token with no_expiry scope. Finally I have got my applicaiton working but I am worried that all those ...
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### “text/plain” content type header for x-www-form-urlencoded content? [duplicate]

I'm getting the following response body and header from https://stackoverflow.com/oauth/access_token when attempting to exchange an oauth code for a token: <DEBUG> [00:30:03] my-app - content-...
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### Stack Exchange OAuth2, explicit access-token response format does not adhere to RFC6749 standard

I'm using the Stack Exchange v2.1 API. I'm using the explicit OAuth 2.0 flow, but it seems that the access token response step does not adhere to the RFC 6749 standard. Specifically, the Stack ...
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### Script to set the default image description text?

Stack Exchange sets enter image description here as the default description — this is mainly useful for new users who may not know that the title can be modified. I'm looking for a script to ...
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### The API is not returning a value that I know it should

My "Meta Stack Overflow" site details are not listed in the API, when I use meta_site;main_site in the types parameter. See:         /2.2/users/2855348/associated?types=meta_site;...
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### Request for user script to remove mask from posts deleted as spam or offensive

As a contributor to Charcoal, I often find that the spam and offensive mask (i.e. "this post was deleted as spam or offensive and is therefore not shown, see the revision history") just gets in my way ...
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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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### Node.js/ChatExchange - An API for Chat

About ChatExchange is a node.js API for talking to Stack Exchange chat (Largely based on ChatExchange for python). This is still very much in the works, but currently provides a working API for those ...
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### golf-me: your new command-line code-golf companion!

Golf-me is a quick and dirty terminal application you can use to pick out a programming puzzle from Stack Exchange's Programming Puzzles & Code Golf site. Screenshots About I built golf-me ...
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I've made a userscript that allows you to self-destruct comments that you've made. You can get it at Github. Get started install Tampermonkey, or Greasemonkey get an access token install the script ...
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### Request for chat bot to restore “translate” functionality in chat

A while ago, SE briefly introduced a built-in feature where a user can type: translate: [words in any language] ...and the Feeds user would respond with an English translation of whatever was typed. ...
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Automatically add OP's name in comments on StackExchange sites Converts [user] in a comment to be posted to the OP's username. Originally created to allow comment snippets with [user] included to be ...
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### .wrapper not sorted correctly in filter edit popup

When editing the filter, e.g. on this API documentation page, all types are sorted alphabetically except for .wrapper which is always shown below answer, instead of above it (or at the end): ...
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About: I wanted to be able to pin the chat rooms I'm on, but I wouldn't know how many unread messages there were. With this extension, I can pin the tab. Screenshot: Download / Install: You can ...
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### Rejected Suggested Edits

This userscript is part of SOMU (SO-mod-userscripts) Rejected Suggested Edits Adds new page /review/suggested-edits/history/rejected displaying a list of recently rejected suggested edits Adds link ...
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### Duplicate Target Manager

Description This is a userscript that lets you mark questions as commonly used duplicate targets, and replaces the default question search in the close dialog with one that searches through your ...
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### PLACEHOLDER - Stack Exchange Toolbox

A couple of small applications for contributing to Stack Exchange. (For personal use only, at least for the foreseeable future. I need to post this question for write access.)
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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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### 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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### Hidden page tracks Read/Unread Inbox items better than API or Inbox?

How does this hidden page (stackexchange.com/topbar/inbox) know which Inbox notifications I have/haven't opened? Both the drop-down inbox and the API (ie, api.stackexchange.com/docs/me-inbox) seem ...
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### OBSOLETE - How should I understand “timeline_type”: “votes” record in question timeline? [closed]

Take a look at the partial results of this query: { "timeline_type": "votes", "post_id": 2544061, "creation_date": 1269993600, "owner": { // omitted for brevity }, "action": "7 ...
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### Tampermonkey script to hide New Contributor Indicator

// ==UserScript== // @name Contributor indicator cutter // @namespace http://tampermonkey.net/ // @version 0.1 // @author Suvitruf // @match *://*/questions/* // @match ...
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When dealing with chat bots, especially those like SmokeDetector, you'll often want to log in directly from the code. The problem? There's no easy way to do this, especially now that Open ID is being ...
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### Complete list of sites to @include / @match into my script?

This question aims to serve as a reference list of all current Stack Exchange sites for use in scripts.
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### PLACEHOLDER - Boson: Track anything, anywhere!

Boson is a both a framework to create any general purpose tracking robots for Stack Exchange and also a tracking bot built on top of the framework to report any content that matches a given set of ...
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### DiffTech: Differencing similar technologies in computer science (e.g. MySQL VS PostgreSQL)

Screenshot About Developers can use different technologies for many software development tasks in their work. However, when faced with several technologies with comparable functionalities, it is not ...
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### Can the redirect_uri contain port number?

Is it possible to have the redirect_uri contain a specific port? For example: example.com:8080 Assuming that example.com is my registered domain, is the 8080 allowed? I have tried to put it as part ...
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### My app has to be published first? But it's still under development

Okay, I want to build an App that allows me to create questions on Stack Exchange. I registered it here on Stack Apps but now when I want to create a question I get this message: { "error_message": ...
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### Unstar/unpin for room owners from a transcript

In a chat room room owners can unstar or unpin messages. However, they can't do that from their chatroom transcript. If they want to cancel stars from way back they are forced to load older messages ...
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About Displays user reputation in hexadecimal. The code is quite simple if you want to do any tweaks. For users with rep >= 0x10000, it switches the font to Arial Narrow to prevent breaking layouts. ...
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### Stack Addict: Always-on StackExchange question viewer (Chrome Extension)

Stack Addict is a question-list widget accessible at any time, from any page you're on. Pressing a simple keyboard-shortcut brings up the question viewer, from which you can search, sort, and filter ...
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### Reorderable favorite tags - drag & drop ordering for the Watched tag sidebar

Screenshot About Motivated by this question: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/368024/have-favorite-tags-always-been-alphabetized/ This'll restore the previous behavior: tags will remain ...
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### Should we close questions which ask for feedback to go elsewhere?

For example, the maintainers of this app have requested that new feedback goes over GitHub instead of the answer section. I've seen at least one other case of this too. Essentially, Stack Apps answers ...
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### Stack Exchange v2.2 PHP API Client

I am developing a PHP library for interacting with the Stack Exchange API. Most of the methods are unimplemented so far. I am writing this post because I need to test some auth methods. My app ...
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### How to query the Stack Exchange API using an OR operator?

I want to query Stack Exchange by title including optional keywords (one of). How can I query by OR operator? For example: /search/advanced?page=1&tagged=java&q=title:http OR class&...
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This userscript is part of SOMU (SO-mod-userscripts) Searchbar & Nav Improvements (Parent) Option to search child meta (Meta) New search bar on meta sites, and option to search parent site (...
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This userscript is part of SOMU (SO-mod-userscripts) Post Headers & Question TOC Sticky post headers to help when scrolling long posts / comment threads User, revision history, post timeline ...
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### Comment Flag Type Colours

This userscript is part of SOMU (SO-mod-userscripts) Comment Flag Type Colours Works on user's comment flag history group page Works on user's mod comment history pages Works on mod comment flag ...
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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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### Comments have incorrect can_flag values for at least 2 different API routes

I am trying to see and show whether a comment on question/answer is flagged by the authenticated user. But whenever I use /questions/{ids}, can_flag is true irregardless of whether the user (me) can ...
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### StackOverflow CodeBox Options

This Greasemonkey script adds options to StackOverflow to expand answer box expand code box resize code font size widen the entire page remove sidebar Source: https://github.com/yodog/userscripts/...
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Screenshot / Code Snippet About Have you ever noticed that simple act of describing a problem you can't get past to a co-worker will help you solve the problem, even if they don't say a thing? The ...
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### OBSOLETE - /tags fromdate and todate does nothing

Although the help/documentation lists todate and fromdate parameters for tags they do not work. This may be related to tags not having a creation_date. It would be great if we could filter tags by ...
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### OBSOLETE - Duplicate Question Suggestion Boxes

Screenshot About Duplicate Question Suggestion Boxes is a UserScript for any Stack Exchange site that makes it extremely simple to check for duplicate questions for a post. In the left side it shows ...
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### OBSOLETE - pyso.py - Python Stack Overflow library

Screenshot / Code Snippet import pyso # Install the Server Fault API version 1.0. pyso.install_site(pyso.APISite("api.serverfault.com", "1.0")) # Get all the names of the moderators. print list((m["...
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### OBSOLETE - Build an app with Soapi.JS and gain praise and adulation. And some rep

Bounty Contest: Build anything using the Soapi.JS JavaScript wrapper and either post the code or a link to a live demo. When the question gets old enough (7 days I think) I will click 'start a ...