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 scripts and/or apps that are for fun or the (re)-enable fun on the sites or in chat.
for question about the use of parameters when calling the Stack Exchange API
Stack Exchange API Contest (Completed in August 2010). This is for questions about or entries therein.
For questions about general applicable legal aspects on using the Stack Exchange API or the data obtained from it
For questions that use the Really Simple Syndication feeds across the sites to offer additional features to users.
For questions related to the Stack Exchange elections. This can be the elections page, criteria and/or statistics surrounding elections.
An open source content management system (cms) for creating websites and blogs. Its functionality can be extended through functions of blocks of code, which can be grouped into separate executables ca…
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…
For questions that use Silverlight as runtime platform to use the Stack Exchange API.
For questions about testing apps, scripts or libraries that use the Stack Exchange API and/or integrate otherwise with the site.
**OBSOLETE** version of the API. Decommissioned in May 2014.
For questions about the /events endpoint of the API
Questions about tools for: the favorite question feature, the favorite tags feature, or extending "favoritism" to other features.
A bounty is a way to get additional attention for a question by offering some of your own reputation for great answers.
For questions about retrieving tag wikis with the Stack Exchange API. There is no option to edit them.
Microsoft's "Universal Windows Platform" (UWP) for app development.
For questions where the use of the API requires JSON with Padding (JSONP) to work around cross-domain Ajax limitations.
For questions about creating or understanding the URLs used to call the Stack Exchange API or OAuth end-points
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
For scripts and applications that interact with the Stack Exchange Data Explorer (SEDE).
For questions about apps, scripts and libraries that make offline use of Stack Exchange content possible.
For questions about caching results of API calls and / or how caching affects user scripts when used on the Stack Exchange sites.
For questions about apps, libraries or userscripts that provide insight in how reputation of a user came to be.
For Stack Exchange applications which interact with Twitter. General software development questions about Twitter can be asked on Stack Overflow; end user questions on Web Applications Stack Exchange,…
For questions about Stack Applet, an app that offers an indicator for monitoring your Stack Exchange accounts.
For questions about the default compression format used on all returned API payloads
For questions that integrate the Stack Exchange API in a Facebook app or in other ways combines Facebook and Stack Exchange
For questions about either detecting abuse or if a specific usage scenario is considered abuse.
For BUG REPORTS, not feature-requests. Use this when the API doesn't return data when the docs (or similar calls) say it should. This tag may be eliminated in the future.
For questions about apps, scripts or libraries that involve sending email or using email for authentication purposes or email related aspects.
For questions about using the Stack Exchange API with the C++ programming language. General questions about C++ are off-topic
For questions about using the Stack Exchange API with the Objective-C programming language. General questions about Objective-C are off-topic but might be asked on Stack Overflow.
For questions about the /questions/unanswered endpoint