A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
for tools/issues about *either* closed/on-hold questions or about the process of close-voting or flagging questions into the closed (or on-hold) state. Closed questions will not accept a…
Questions handling comments using the API. Or, posts of Scripts / Apps / Libraries that facilitate dealing with comments on Stack Exchange sites.
Stack Exchange API Contest (Completed in August 2010). This is for questions about or entries therein.
For [script]s that add dark mode functionality to Stack Exchange (for sites which don't have it already).
For questions and discussion regarding the quarterly Creative Commons data dumps of all public data in the Stack Exchange network Q&A sites.
For scripts and applications that interact with the Stack Exchange Data Explorer (SEDE). Support questions for SEDE are better asked on Meta Stack Exchange.
For questions about the date parameters/values as used by the API and their format. Use this tag as well for questions about dates found in the UI of an SE site if you have a script or app that levera…
Use either for issues with the design of stackapps.com (HTML/CSS/UI) or for scripts that enhance the design (not features) of Stack Exchange sites. ... Use in conjunction with either the [meta] or th…
A tip for developers working with the Stack Exchange API.
Use for questions that pertain to developer tools when used in conjunction with an app, script or library that utilizes the Stack Exchange API and/or site.
The question you're asking is designed to solicit opinions or best-practices on a particular topic, with the goal of reaching community consensus.
For question about the display_name property as found in the several user types in the API or for scripts that add features to the display name as found on the site
Question pertaining to the documentation provided with the API.
For questions about either API methods for editing posts, or for tools/apps/scripts that enhance the editing experience.
For questions related to the Stack Exchange elections. This can be the elections page, criteria and/or statistics surrounding elections.
For questions about apps, scripts or libraries that involve sending email or using email for authentication purposes or email related aspects.
For questions about the /events endpoint of the API
For questions about calling the Stack Exchange API from Excel through VBA.
For questions on how to use or build a browser extension that uses the Stack Exchange API or interact with an Stack Exchange site.
For questions that integrate the Stack Exchange API in a Facebook app or in other ways combines Facebook and Stack Exchange
These questions are the most frequently asked and answered questions on Stack Apps.
Questions about tools for: the favorite question feature, the favorite tags feature, or extending "favoritism" to other features.
indicates a proposal for a new feature for the Stack Exchange API, or a change to an existing feature.
Questions about the creation, manipulation, and usage of Filters - which were introduced in v2.0 of the API.
Use for questions about scripts or apps that run in or integrate with the Mozilla Firefox browser.
for tools/issues about flags or flagging of posts or chat messages. Flags alert about quality issues on content, when the flagger lacks sufficient reputation to deal with the problem dire…
Tag for questions related to User Flairs which are "a piece of valuable flair™ you can place on any website to show off your user profile!"