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Does a closed and/or deleted Stack Apps post still provide access to the API?

I've just done a couple of tests with my placeholder app. Even though the question is closed, I was able to generate a new access token (following the regular procedure) for my sockpuppet account, and ...
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What write in app access for sending data

From the documentation: Apps must have a registered Stack Apps post to write. The next sentence (about links pointing back) is no longer true, but the one after that is right and important too: You ...
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What happened to the links to a Stack App mentioned in the documentation about write access?

This is a documentation bug in my opinion. The "via Example App" was never included, nor should it be. A user is fully responsible for his or her content, it doesn't, and shouldn't, matter how that ...
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PLACEHOLDER - How to get write_access to comment/answer on Stack Exchange

Is your app listed here? If so, you should edit its entry and paste the URL to this question in the field Stack Apps Post (optional). If you don't have any apps there, you need to create one first and ...
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Can I pass a filter to a write method?

Yes. You can pass a filter, and you should (for all the standard reasons). First: On the doc page, changing the filter or preview, etc. will not change the URL for write methods. Write methods must ...
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App post got deleted

Why is my app post deleted? My guess is that an automated process did this. You can still view the post, just copy the URL from the 'Manage your applications' page. If it has a banner 'deleted by ...
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How to apply an access token in order to scrape the recommended answers?

If you only want to scrape, I would limit the scope you request. These are the options mentioned in Authetnication: read_inbox - access a user's global inbox no_expiry - access_token's with this ...
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PLACEHOLDER - Sync markdown content from GitHub repo to answers in a Stack Overflow Teams community

The docs state: Apps must have a registered Stack Apps post to write. All content created via the API will have links pointing back to an app's Stack Apps post, to aid in giving an app's author ...
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