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Wouldn't it be nice if we had a Community Bulletin?

Yes, it would. And now you do! Pushed some improvements for your Community Bulletin experience: No more "Stack Apps has no Site.ChildMeta defined" message Posts with the featured tag on ...
Yaakov Ellis's user avatar
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How to get total visited days and consecutives of an user?

You cannot get the days visited, nor consecutive, information for a user because that is private information(Poster is SE representative). Stack Exchange is supposed to be about the content, not the ...
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Wouldn't it be nice if we had a Community Bulletin?

@Catija just informed us the Community Bulletin is now live. Because Stack Apps is ... special (it's a main site but also its own Meta, just like Meta Stack Exchange), we won't see posts featured here,...
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Documentation or API method for `option_id` information, for the `/flags/options` API calls?

The original intent of these options is clearly not to enable automated flagging, but rather to allow an application to generate a UI that presents the applicable options to a user who would be ...
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Please "release" and/or document API version 2.3

Note that version 2.3 has been around since at least Aug 28, 2015 (Date of that answer). I could have sworn that one of the SE guys said they weren't going to document it, but can't find a reference ...
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Clarify read-only vs. write operations for Teams in documentation

API access and capabilities depend on the tier of Stack Overflow for Teams that you are subscribed to. Free - No API access Basic - Read-only API access Business - Read and Write API access The ...
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Can I fetch Stack Overflow users by location in Stack Exchange API

It's not possible (short of fetching all users and filtering yourself). The API simply does not offer that query. For alternatives, see the Data Explorer (SEDE): https://meta.stackexchange.com/q/...
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How to get a list of all StackExchange employees?

Updated thanks to comments by Brock Adams and user43888. There are two methods to achieve this: Method 1: inefficient, but future-proof as it only depends on the SE API. Query the SE API for all ...
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Find out whether a user has association bonus

Yes, you can find out if the user has received the association bonus using the API. It's a bit clunky though. However, as we discovered, "association bonus rights" are rather meaningless at the ...
Brock Adams's user avatar
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How to search answers like is:answer

I forget when, but sometime in the last couple of years, the /search/excerpts route started allowing is:answer in the q parameter. For example:           /2.2/search/...
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Stack Exchange OAuth2, explicit access-token response format does not adhere to RFC6749 standard

I had the same problem. According to the authentication docs‡: In order to get access_token and expires (if applicable) wrapped in a JSON object, POST to https://stackoverflow.com/oauth/...
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Should we enable Stack Snippets?

I would put a Snippet in this answer if I knew what to put in one but, thanks to Yaakov, this is now done. :)
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Hot questions (network)

Whilst an API method would be so much more helpful, and easy to use, the mobile apps use the URL http://stackexchange.com/hot-questions-for-mobile. You can send a GET request to that URL and parse it ...
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API to submit a Suggested Edit

This functionality is not available in the official released version of the API (2.2), but since the Stack Exchange apps (now discontinued) do have this functionality, it must exist, right? Indeed, it'...
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Please provide an API "flair"-data call (`/associated` route is inadequate)

A unified call would be nice, but everything you asked for falls into one of 3 categories: It's already in the users/{ids}/associated call. It's trivially easy to calculate in the app or script. EG: ...
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Can we change the Stack Apps homepage tabs to not show questions tagged "obsolete" and "placeholder"?

Yes, the homepage is not showing Stack Apps in its best light. As a mitigation that we can all do now: Prepend "OBSOLETE - " or "PLACEHOLDER - " to the title, if appropriate. (In ...
Brock Adams's user avatar
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Why doesn't Stack Apps have community promotion ads?

Community promotion ads wouldn't promote apps. These ads exist to promote sites as a whole. If you wish to put such ads on other sites, then there is nothing to stop you posting proposals on their ...
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"is_edited": false or "is_edited": true as an option in the API response

There is a last_edited_date on questions, answers and posts. If it's empty (and you did include it in your filter), it hasn't been edited. Comments have a built-in edited field which seems to be what ...
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Should we add review queues to the API?

You would need to demonstrate that your reviewing app contained sufficiently advanced AI to be able to correctly perform the review. Reviewing takes time and effort and involves checking many aspects ...
Chenmunka's user avatar
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Should status-review be made a mod tag?

It seems that status-review is now a red moderator-only tag, although this question did keep my edit even though I'm not a moderator. status-reproduced remains a regular tag.
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Stack Exchange API - Get Watched Tags for a User

No, this information is not exposed via the API (and it's not available in SEDE either). At the moment, your best bet is probably to scrape the tag notifications page, though this only works for your ...
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Get the Site Display Name from the API

As of May 9, 2023, https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/sites returns a list of sites. The property having the site name is "name". { "aliases": [ "https://www....
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/tags search multiple words ("or") inname

There is no need for a special API route, "OR" logic is easy to implement. Merely search for each term separately and then merge the results. For example, if I wanted tags that had either javascript ...
Brock Adams's user avatar
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How to sort /questions/featured by bounty_closes_date

This is most likely one of those things you'll have to do yourself and one reason why the API is available. And, it's not too hard; here is pseudo code that works: Call /questions/featured with max ...
Brock Adams's user avatar
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Share short link to comment

Here is a Greasemonkey/Tampermonkey script that should work. It is untested and unhosted at the moment. : // ==UserScript== // @name Stack Exchange, Comment cleanup // @description See ...
Brock Adams's user avatar
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Please provide a way to download SEDE data via an API

This is not an official API, but it is not too hard to simulate the login via OAuth2 and use the session to start executing a query, poll the job that executes it and retrieve the results in the end. ...
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Get reputation changes across all sites without querying each one individually

One evening, after being inspired by How to get (unread) achievements?, I did some analysis with mitmproxy. This was at a time that the publicly released version of the API was 2.2; it turned out that ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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How do I get the no. of upvotes a person has received for a particular tag?

It's not easy to get this via the API, a SEDE query is the better tool for the job here. If you need to do it via the API: Start with the excerpt search; it has parameters user and tagged which you ...
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