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Important: App review and quota extension waiting times

The Spotify for developers platform helps many bring their ideas to life. Whether it's a short term app helping an artist’s release or something more long term - there is always a chance of success. Things start to grow and then you might also need w...

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Track marked as playable when it has no markets

Hi I think I found a pretty big bug. I was trying to remove an unplayable track as marked in my Spotify player using the API but it was marked as playable. This is currently breaking my app when I try to play a track from a playlist with an index con...

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  • Hi I think I found a pretty big bug. I was trying to remove an unplayable track as marked in my Spotify player using the API but it was marked as playable. This is currently breaking my app when I tr...
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Spotify podcast embed player not working outside US

Hello Everyone! Seeking support regarding a newly noticed issue on our end. We use the Spotify podcast embed player on our website page for a podcast, Windows Insider. https://insider.windows.com/en-us/podcastsWe recently heard from community members...

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  • Hello Everyone! Seeking support regarding a newly noticed issue on our end. We use the Spotify podcast embed player on our website page for a podcast, Windows Insider. https://insider.windows.co...
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Superuser Contribution Playlist oembed.. down or changed?

Hi allam trying to use the spotify oembed for playlists on a websitewas working recently fine but now get an erroregwhen testinghttps://open.spotify.com/oembed?url=https://open.spotify.com/playlist/37i9dQZF1DWYtg7TV07mgz?si=OTx1DyDhSPK5q5V1CTR5NQ it ...

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  • Hi all am trying to use the spotify oembed for playlists on a website was working recently fine  but now get an error eg when testing https://open.spotify.com/oembed?url=https://open.spotif...
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Solved!! Getting a certificate error when using PHP and CURL to get authorization token

I have a PHP script that was working up until fairly recently. It uses CURL to get and authorization token to access the API. The error I am receiving is:Error:SSL: certificate subject name '*.wg.spotify.com' does not match target host name 'accounts...

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  • I have a PHP script that was working up until fairly recently. It uses CURL to get and authorization token to access the API. The error I am receiving is: Error:SSL: certificate subject name '*.wg.s...
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Is pre-save possible with API alone?

as a follow-up to my previous thread:https://community.spotify.com/t5/Spotify-for-Developers/Client-side-only-for-album-pre-save/td-p/5022534does simply saving an unreleased album add it on the release date? Or is pre-save simply granting access and ...

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  • as a follow-up to my previous thread: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Spotify-for-Developers/Client-side-only-for-album-pre-save/td-p/5022534 does simply saving an unreleased album add it on t...
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Client-side only for album pre-save?

I am mainly a musician but have some web dev experience that has gotten rusty over the past few years. I am trying to roll my own Album "pre-save" that doesn't request user info but saves my upcoming album to their library. Is it possible to authoriz...

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  • I am mainly a musician but have some web dev experience that has gotten rusty over the past few years. I am trying to roll my own Album "pre-save" that doesn't request user info but saves my upcoming...
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Looking for Spotify Showcase Application

My Question or IssueI am having trouble looking for the spotify showcase application, it used to be here https://developer.spotify.com/community/showcase/ on the right side, but it is not there anymore. Is submitting showcase application not allowed ...

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  • My Question or Issue I am having trouble looking for the spotify showcase application, it used to be here https://developer.spotify.com/community/showcase/ on the right side, but it is not...
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Superuser Contribution Is it legal to change the tempo of the music ?

Hi,I would like to make a commercial application (on the appstore/playstore) which would use the spotify API to play a song but with a different tempo than the original song. the applications 'the amazing slowdowner' and 'djay2' have this feature, so...

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  • Hi, I would like to make a commercial application (on the appstore/playstore) which would use the spotify API to play a song but with a different tempo than the original song.   the applicati...
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`/oauth/authorize` inexplicably failing with "Oops! Something went wrong"

I figured out my problem, I'm just posting this in case it helps someone else. I'm not sure if it matters, but I am using the current version of the spotify-ruby gem, and will make this same report there, although I think there is something to learn ...

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  • I figured out my problem, I'm just posting this in case it helps someone else.   I'm not sure if it matters, but I am using the current version of the spotify-ruby gem, and will make this same...
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Am I allowed to generate color palettes based on an album's cover art on my SDA?

My Question or Issue I am using Spotify's API on a website that allows me to search for albums and generates a color palette based on that album's cover art. The ToS say that your SDA shouldn't create "derivative work" based on Spotify Content and my...

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  • My Question or Issue   I am using Spotify's API on a website that allows me to search for albums and generates a color palette based on that album's cover art. The ToS say that your SDA should...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Can I use the Audio Features and Analysis API data in a neural network?

I'm developing a web app that uses Spotify's Audio Features and Analysis. My intent is to use this data in a neural network under a commercial license. However, I couldn't figure out if this is allowed. I found an old post that asked a similar questi...

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  • I'm developing a web app that uses Spotify's Audio Features and Analysis. My intent is to use this data in a neural network under a commercial license. However, I couldn't figure out if this is allow...
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Superuser Contribution Problem submitting my app to developer showcase

Hello, When I try to submit my app to developer showcase page nothing happens. I fill all the information on the popup page and when I click the send button there is not any response or error or email confirmation. A CAPTCHA does appear but after tha...

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  • Hello,    When I try to submit my app to developer showcase page nothing happens. I fill all the information on the popup page and when I click the send button there is not any response o...
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"Undo" functionality

Can you add an "undo" button or functionality when adding a song to a playlist. I love making playlists, sometimes I even go a little crazy and make subsets of playlist. Like one for Hip-Hop and another for Chill-Hop and another calmer one just calle...

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  • Can you add an "undo" button or functionality when adding a song to a playlist. I love making playlists, sometimes I even go a little crazy and make subsets of playlist. Like one for Hip-Hop and anot...
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Cannot authenticate to Spotify API with Node.JS app

PlanFreeCountryCHProgramming LanguageNode.JS 12.13.0 My Question or IssueHi,I'm creating a bot using the Spotify API. This bot should update one of my playlist by adding a specific song.My problem is that I cannot obtain an access token with the /aut...

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  • ....redirect_uri }); /** * Authenticating the app to Spotify Web API * @type {string[]} */ let scopes = ['user-read-private', 'user-read-email', 'playlist-modify-public'], s...
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API played_at not matching

I have noticed something strange when fetching data from the API. I have played two songs in a row(without pause or anything), yet the result of the API (played_at and track duration, doesn't add up when compared to the next played_at timestamp). Bas...

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  • I have noticed something strange when fetching data from the API.   I have played two songs in a row(without pause or anything), yet the result of the API (played_at and track duration, doesn'...
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Superuser Contribution Raw Data

Is the raw data of Spotify's listenership open-source? I'm interested, among other things, in analyzing the geographic footprint of different artists' fan base. Does anyone know how one can go about this? Or perhaps help me, I'd be grateful to speak ...

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  • Is the raw data of Spotify's listenership open-source?   I'm interested, among other things, in analyzing the geographic footprint of different artists' fan base.    Does anyone kn...
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Superuser Contribution Demo links broken

Hello, I'm looking at the demo code in https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/libraries/ and it looks like all of those are broken. I really like the app in: http://everynoise.com/ I can use that one without any authentication, that make...

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  • Hello,   I'm looking at the demo code in https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/libraries/ and it looks like all of those are broken.   I really like the app in:&...
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Superuser Contribution [Feature Request] API Endpoint to Get Multiple Playlists

Currently, the Web API has multiple endpoints that support getting multiple objects at once:Get Multiple ShowsGet Multiple Albums Get Several Tracks Get Audio Features for Several Tracks Get Multiple Artists Get Multiple Episodes These are very usefu...

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  • Currently, the Web API has multiple endpoints that support getting multiple objects at once: Get Multiple Shows Get Multiple Albums  Get Several Tracks  Get Audio Features for Several ...
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Is it possible to play songs backwards using the web API?

I am trying to build an app that lets users play Spotify songs backwards for users, will their API allow me to do this?

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  • I am trying to build an app that lets users play Spotify songs backwards for users, will their API allow me to do this?  
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