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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)?

Use the /users/{ids} route to get account_id. Then pass the account_id to /users/{ids}/associated. Note that account_id is exactly the kind of information that should be heavily cached by your script/...
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Stackathlon 2.5: Leader board for users active on multiple sites

Great design and great idea. I don't know whether many people still look at this, but I discovered it today and if it was advertized and used more. Some suggestions for Stackathlons: Quantitive ...
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How to get the user's pinned sites?

This information is not available in the officially released version of the API (2.2) and you won't find it in the documentation. However, the Stack Exchange mobile apps have some 'special' API ...
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Stack Exchange API - What does "site_state" mean?

This is related to the lifecycle of a Stack Exchange site; most new sites start as private betas, become public betas and eventually graduate to a regular site. There's also a value closed_beta, as ...
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How to get visits per day via the API?

Alas, this information is not in the API(Docs), nor is there an easy way to compute it from data that is available. Nor can you get visit info from SEDE or the Data Dump. Your only recourse is to ...
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How do I future-proof my app to work with every SE site?

This question is nearly a duplicate of Complete list of sites to @include / @match into my script?. This is not hard. There are only seven second-level domains to worry about and all new sites are ...
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