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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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Song Automatically Stop Playing Randomly iOS

Plan: PremiumCountry: PakistanDevice: iPhone 11, 11 Pro, X & XSMaxOperating System: iOS 13.3 & 14+ Hello Spotify Community, I have Integrated Spotify SPT Audio Streaming SDK in My application. When i Clicked on the Track Song Started Playing but i wa...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan: Premium Country: Pakistan Device: iPhone 11, 11 Pro, X & XSMax Operating System: iOS 13.3 & 14+   Hello Spotify Community,   I have Integrated Spotify SPT Audio Streami...
  • Awais7
  • Casual Listener
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    SDK issue's
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Cross-Origin Request Blocked: CORS request did not succeed

Hi, I'm currently having an issue where any Spotify API requests I send from client-side JavaScript are resulting in CORS errors. For example, a request to get a user's saved tracks would result in the following error: Cross-Origin Request Blocked: T...

  • Newbie
  • Hi, I'm currently having an issue where any Spotify API requests I send from client-side JavaScript are resulting in CORS errors. For example, a request to get a user's saved tracks would result in t...
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    CORS
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Full song playback with Web API

Hi i am creating a project and was wondering if there is a way to get tracks to play at full length instead of the 30 seconds.

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi i am creating a project and was wondering if there is a way to get tracks to play at full length instead of the 30 seconds.
  • tobikabla
  • Music Fan
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Error in postman calling api/token endpoint

Building a collection in postman based off https://blog.postman.com/generate-spotify-playlists-using-a-postman-collection/ Followed all the steps to build this out. Once I run the collection, I get the following error (pasted above). Why am I getting...

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  • Newbie
  •   Building a collection in postman based off https://blog.postman.com/generate-spotify-playlists-using-a-postman-collection/   Followed all the steps to build this out. Once I run t...
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Display my user specific data and request user access for web playback?

PlanPremiumCountryUSOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueIs it feasible to have a website that displays my own user specific data (such as my top artists/tracks) but also incorporates the web playback sdk and allows a user (browsing the web...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country US Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Is it feasible to have a website that displays my own user specific data (such as my top artists/tracks) but al...
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Bug in time duration display after latest update

PlanPremiumCountry Device Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueThere seem to be a bug in the new update with the song duration displaying NaN:NaN on both sides of the song progress bar. This occurred directly of the update today when now so...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country   Device   Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue There seem to be a bug in the new update with the song duration displaying    &...
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personalization all-time vs long-term

Premium, US lol is it just me or did the get users top tracks/artists: long-term used to return the users top tracks/artist of all-time but now just from the past few years? (i feel like something must have changed because Waving Through a Window was...

  • Newbie
  • Premium, US   lol is it just me or did the get users top tracks/artists: long-term used to return the users top tracks/artist of all-time but now just from the past few years?    (...
  • cristiangiann
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Get Typical Distributions for Audio Features

I am doing a data analysis of my Spotify listening data for 2020. I got the audio features for each track (acousticness, danceability, etc...) and plot the distribution for each feature using seaborn.I would like to compare these distribution plots t...

  • Visitor
  • I am doing a data analysis of my Spotify listening data for 2020. I got the audio features for each track (acousticness, danceability, etc...) and plot the distribution for each feature using seaborn...
  • geef
  • Newbie
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Album Embed not playing correctly

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceLaptopOperating SystemWindows 10, Chrome Browser My Question or Issue We have noticed an issue with the album embed affecting users who are logged in with a Spotify Premium account. Occasionally, after the widget has ...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Laptop Operating System Windows 10, Chrome Browser   My Question or Issue   We have noticed an issue with the album embed affecting users wh...
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Missing songs

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceiPhone XS MaxOperating SystemiOS 14.4 My Question or IssueSo many of my favourite korean songs/playlists seem not working normal as I see empty titles or missing songs that existed a few days ago and now they're gone bla...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device iPhone XS Max Operating System iOS 14.4   My Question or Issue So many of my favourite korean songs/playlists seem not working normal as I see empty ...
  • serpencexalloid
  • Newbie
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Risk of exposing app security key on frontend

Hello,I want to use the app private and secret keys on a frontend page to retrieve some playlist data via API.Is there any risk of exposing the app secret key on frontend?If yes - what can somebody do if he knows my secret key?Thanks in advance.

  • Newbie
  • Hello, I want to use the app private and secret keys on a frontend page to retrieve some playlist data via API. Is there any risk of exposing the app secret key on frontend? If yes - what can some...
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I urgently need approval from Spotify to make an app

Some context first: I'm a student doing the IB (international baccalaureate), a part of the computer science course involves building your own program. So my idea, was to make a Spotify trivia game, where the app would take information from Spotify l...

  • Regular
  • Some context first: I'm a student doing the IB (international baccalaureate), a part of the computer science course involves building your own program.   So my idea, was to make a Spotify triv...
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[Bug] Broken Anchor Tag in Web API Reference

https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/ The User API link on the left navigation is broken on the webpage.The link on the navigation pane either needs to be changed to "category-users-profile" or the header's ID needs to be cha...

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  • Casual Listener
  • https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/   The User API link on the left navigation is broken on the webpage. The link on the navigation pane either need...
  • Hubo
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Are recommendations sorted?

PlanPremiumCountryNL My Question or IssueAre the recommendations based on seed song/artist/genre (only, i.e. no other parameters) ordered on relevancy or are they sorted randomly? In the reference documents they state this about the RecommendationsOb...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country NL   My Question or Issue Are the recommendations based on seed song/artist/genre (only, i.e. no other parameters) ordered on relevancy or are they sorted randoml...
  • qegqeg
  • Casual Listener
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Commercial License Request

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueOn December 02,2020, I completed an application for a commercial license from Spotify. I prov...

  • Music Fan
  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue On Dece...
  • Mitchkelly8
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follow button developer website down

Hey there!I am trying to develop a follow button that's linked to my Spotify profile. The Developer website that should be able to do it (https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/widgets/generate/follow-button/) is just loading a black screen for ...

  • Newbie
  • Hey there! I am trying to develop a follow button that's linked to my Spotify profile. The Developer website that should be able to do it (https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/widgets/generat...
  • Hubo
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Superuser Contribution Issues with Recommendations API?

PlanPremiumCountrySwedenOperating System(iOS 14, Windows 10)My Question or IssueHey!I'm working mainly with the recommendations and track APIs. Today, when I picked up my project, all of a sudden some recommendations requests does not return any reco...

  • Regular
  • Plan Premium Country Sweden Operating System (iOS 14, Windows 10) My Question or Issue Hey! I'm working mainly with the recommendations and track APIs. Today, when I picked up my project,...
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  • Casual Listener
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Is there a way to like and dislike individual tracks via the API?

When I listen to the Release Radar or the Weekly Discovery playlists, I am able to either "Like" or "Dislike" individual tracks. I would like those features to become available through the API. My end goal is to re-map keyboard shortcuts to be able t...

  • Newbie
  • When I listen to the Release Radar or the Weekly Discovery playlists, I am able to either "Like" or "Dislike" individual tracks.   I would like those features to become available through the A...
  • ktuli44
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Solved!! What am I doing wrong? I have applied for commercialization of an app but have not heard anything.

PlanPremiumMy Question or IssueI have a website (non-monetized at the moment), that creates playlists for swing dancers. It is called http://easypeasyplaylist.com. I have created an app in the developer.spotify.com and applied December 2019. However,...

  • Gig Goer
  • Plan Premium My Question or Issue I have a website (non-monetized at the moment), that creates playlists for swing dancers. It is called http://easypeasyplaylist.com.   I have created an ...
  • alsc
  • Gig Goer
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Can I do this legally?

I want to build a niche database, but it would require me importing The names of all Artists, Albums, and Tracks and saving them so I have the references separately without hitting the API every time I need them. Is this a violation or not? I'm tryin...

  • Newbie
  • I want to build a niche database, but it would require me importing The names of all Artists, Albums, and Tracks and saving them so I have the references separately without hitting the API every time...
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