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Welcome to the Spotify for Developers board!

Welcome to the Spotify for Developers board! This forum is the place for conversations about Spotify's Web API, Web Playback SDK, Widgets, and other developer tools. Here you can ask questions about the Spotify platform, chat with other developers, a...

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In app play

Some applications (Vertigo, SoundHound, etc) can play music from Spotify.How do they do it?iOS SDK does not provide such opportunities.

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  • Some applications (Vertigo, SoundHound, etc) can play music from Spotify. How do they do it? iOS SDK does not provide such opportunities.
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Getting 503 on /api/token endpoint when refreshing

PlanPremium, open and free CountryAll countries DeviceMobile phones Operating SystemAll android & all iOS versions My Question or IssueWhen the app tries to refresh the token on startup it sometimes gives an 503 Service Unavailable error on the endpo...

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  • Plan Premium, open and free   Country All countries   Device Mobile phones   Operating System All android & all iOS versions   My Question or Issue When the app t...
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Spotify Embed doesn't play full tracks on narrow browsers

DeviceMacbook Pro, Early 2011Operating SystemMac OSX My site has a Spotify Embed widget. In Google Chrome, with a full-size browser window, it plays full tracks. However, if I decrease the browser window width to 375px, it only plays 30-second previe...

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  • Device Macbook Pro, Early 2011 Operating System Mac OSX   My site has a Spotify Embed widget. In Google Chrome, with a full-size browser window, it plays full tracks. However, if I decrease...
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Search option for exact match

It would be useful to have an option in /v1/search endpoint to have exact matches (for instance concerning artists). Searching "artist:mad" would than NOT return "Madonna".Or allow the search to search for ID's, like "q=artist:2wPOgnQ6eW3X73uIJZ4YFE"

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  • It would be useful to have an option in /v1/search endpoint to have exact matches (for instance concerning artists). Searching "artist:mad" would than NOT return "Madonna". Or allow the search to se...
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Get 500 Internal server error when trying add new track to playlist

I'm using this api to add new track to playlist.https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists/{playlist_id}/tracks But when I added 11,000 track successfully, there no way to add more. Is it limit track number per playlist?Why I get status code 500 but not 40...

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  • I'm using this api to add new track to playlist. https://api.spotify.com/v1/playlists/{playlist_id}/tracks  But when I added 11,000 track successfully, there no way to add more. Is it lim...
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Search not returning expected tracks

I am working on some features for me app and one is to play all liked songs from an artist (see other post). While coding I came across the following "thing":I search for songs of "dikanda", with querytype=track and query "q=artist:dikanda" and find ...

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  • I am working on some features for me app and one is to play all liked songs from an artist (see other post). While coding I came across the following "thing": I search for songs of "dikanda", with q...
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AudioTrig Ltd. Commercial Integration Application

Greetings from the AudioTrig Team, AudioTrig Ltd. would really love to get started on the next steps for our application. We would love to give the go ahead for various social media campaigns but are yet to hear back from Spotify regarding the status...

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  • Greetings from the AudioTrig Team,   AudioTrig Ltd. would really love to get started on the next steps for our application.   We would love to give the go ahead for various social media...
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How to find tracks of an artist in library

I want to find all songs of specific artist in the users library.Is there something I can add to the /v1/me/tracks-endpoint or do I have to do the filtering manually after retrieving the entire library?I know of the "fields" parameter, is there a "fi...

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  • I want to find all songs of specific artist in the users library. Is there something I can add to the /v1/me/tracks-endpoint or do I have to do the filtering manually after retrieving the entir...
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Remove description from playlists

Hi, I'm trying to remove the playlist's description by using the web API but every time I get { "error": { "status": 400, "message": "Attribute description is empty" } }What can I do to remove it?

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  • Hi, I'm trying to remove the playlist's description by using the web API but every time I get    { "error": { "status": 400, "message": "Attribute description is empty" } } ...
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[Feature Request] - Allow filtering of playlist tracks by date

Please consider adding some extra options to https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/playlists/get-playlists-tracks/ to allow clients to search for tracks based on the date they were added. Something like: added_beforeadded_afte...

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  • Please consider adding some extra options to https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/playlists/get-playlists-tracks/ to allow clients to search for tracks based on the...
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Solved!! 504 Gateway timeout / 429 Rate limit since yesterday

Hi !Since some hours now, more and more endpoints are returning a 504 Error with a "Gateway timeout" message in JSON.Are you working on it ? Unfortunately it's not possible to give you more details as it's happening time to time on different endpoint...

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  • Hi ! Since some hours now, more and more endpoints are returning a 504 Error with a "Gateway timeout" message in JSON. Are you working on it ? Unfortunately it's not possible to give you more detai...
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INVALID_CLIENT: Invalid redirect URI

Hi, I was able to use Spotify Auth on my ReactNative Expo app, so whenever i click the Login button and after login it opened a new page and i see INVALID_CLIENT: Invalid redirect URI, below is the code for my RedirectURI, would be glad to have someo...

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  • Hi, I was able to use Spotify Auth on my ReactNative Expo app, so whenever i click the Login button and after login it opened a new page and i see INVALID_CLIENT: Invalid redirect URI, below is ...
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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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  • Plan Free Country CH Programming Language Node.JS 12.13.0   My Question or Issue Hi, I'm creating a bot using the Spotify API. This bot should update one of my playlist by adding a spec...
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Access to song GIFs via Spotify Web API

For songs that feature an animated GIF in place of cover art, is it possible to access those GIFs via the web API? I know we have access to cover at and other content but I do not see anything about GIFs.I think this would be a great feature for the ...

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  • For songs that feature an animated GIF in place of cover art, is it possible to access those GIFs via the web API? I know we have access to cover at and other content but I do not see anything about ...
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how to get 0Auth token for "Create a Playlist"

PlanFree/Premium CountryCanada My Question or IssueHi, I am trying to write a script that automatically creates an empty playlist for me. I need the Spotify username and Spotify token for that. I got the username, however, when I go to Console -> Pla...

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  • Plan Free/Premium   Country Canada   My Question or Issue Hi, I am trying to write a script that automatically creates an empty playlist for me. I need the Spotify username and Spoti...
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Broadcasting music

Does the Spotify api provide a way to broadcast music to users, provided they are connected to a server? I’ve seen group sessions, but I’m not sure it’s possible to integrate that into a web/desktop app. Sorry if my question is vague/unclear, I’m new...

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  • Does the Spotify api provide a way to broadcast music to users, provided they are connected to a server? I’ve seen group sessions, but I’m not sure it’s possible to integrate that into a web/desktop ...
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Open spotify link in app, if app is installed, otherwise in Web Browser

Hi there,I've researched this topic before, but all answers seem to be 2 years old, so I will give this a try:I'm currently creating a website and I want to include a Spotify link. I want for people, who have spotify installed, to have the link opene...

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  • Hi there, I've researched this topic before, but all answers seem to be 2 years old, so I will give this a try: I'm currently creating a website and I want to include a Spotify link. I want for...
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API Search not returning correct results for Short Names

Hi I'm writing a python script to generate playlists based on (amongst other things) a text file containing a list of artists. For each artist/line in the file, I submit the name to the Spotify API using a basic spotipy search object (spObject.search...

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  • Hi   I'm writing a python script to generate playlists based on (amongst other things) a text file containing a list of artists.   For each artist/line in the file, I submit the name to...
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