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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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Superuser Contribution Embed playlist into custom app without authentication

OK this might be an incredibly stupid question.I am making a video game for a well know musician. In the game we want to stream some of the musicians latest songs. We want to stream this from spotify and we want the streams to count towards riaa cert...

  • Visitor
  • OK this might be an incredibly stupid question. I am making a video game for a well know musician. In the game we want to stream some of the musicians latest songs. We want to stream this from spo...
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Superuser Contribution Integrate Spotify music playback with complete song in a website using premium subscription plan

Hello team, I have a website, where I did HTML embedded to play my custom playlist song on the website, unfortunately, the Music play only for 30secs in embedded HTML iframe! and then, contacting support which was limitation over the playback, But I ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello team,   I have a website, where I did HTML embedded to play my custom playlist song on the website, unfortunately, the Music play only for 30secs in embedded HTML iframe! and then,&...
  • spotifyjosh
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iOS SDK Session Manager sometimes puts the Spotify app into an unrecoverable state.

Plan: PremiumCountry: USADevice: iPhone 6S Plus and iPhone 11Operating System: iOS 13 Sometimes when calling STPSessionManager.initiateSession(...) with a playURI specified in the options, the session is initiated successfully but music does not play...

  • Gig Goer
  • Plan: Premium Country: USA Device: iPhone 6S Plus and iPhone 11 Operating System: iOS 13   Sometimes when calling STPSessionManager.initiateSession(...) with a playURI specif...
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The iOS SDK repository is no longer being maintained.

I beg any of you to take a gander at the repository issues: https://github.com/spotify/ios-sdk/issues The one dev replying to inquiries has only replied to two people in the last four months telling them they are in the wrong place. This SDK is no lo...

  • Gig Goer
  • I beg any of you to take a gander at the repository issues:   https://github.com/spotify/ios-sdk/issues   The one dev replying to inquiries has only replied to two people in the last fo...
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Spotify Developer Showcase

When is the Spotify Developer Showcase going to be updated to showcase more projects? All of the projects are pretty old and many of the links do not work anymore.

  • Visitor
  • When is the Spotify Developer Showcase going to be updated to showcase more projects? All of the projects are pretty old and many of the links do not work anymore.  
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Does the client credentials flow back off

Does the flow to get client credentials ever return the 'retry-after' header? The api call I'm talking about is https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/general/guides/authorization-guide/#client-credentials-flow .

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  • Does the flow to get client credentials ever return the 'retry-after' header? The api call I'm talking about is https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/general/guides/authorization-guide/#client-...
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How to implement a refresh_token-based auth-flow without server

Hey everyone, Just wondering if anyone has any advice or good practices on implementing the Authorization Code Flow with Spotify SDK... We're hoping to implement the regular client-authorization-code/server-refresh_token-to-access_token flow, except,...

  • Visitor
  • Hey everyone,   Just wondering if anyone has any advice or good practices on implementing the Authorization Code Flow with Spotify SDK... We're hoping to implement the regular client-auth...
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Follow me link

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue Hi, this is my first mail here. O troef pooling for an answer, as it seems rather basic to m...

  • Gig Goer
  • 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   ...
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Current Playback API - progress_ms: integer or string?

The web API supports getting information about the user's current playback state. The docs for this endpoint detail the "progress_ms". This property contains the "Progress into the currently playing track" and is specified to be an integer. However, ...

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  • The web API supports getting information about the user's current playback state. The docs for this endpoint  detail the "progress_ms". This property contains the " Progress into the currently p...
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Playlist info with just one oauth token

Hi everyone, hope everyone have great day.I am about to start a new task for my app which requires getting basic tracks/album/artist info by id but in the same time importing spotify playlist and getting a list of isrc of songs from playlist. I imagi...

  • Visitor
  • Hi everyone, hope everyone have great day. I am about to start a new task for my app which requires getting basic tracks/album/artist info by id but in the same time importing spotify playlist and g...
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Spotify SDK and angular

PlanFree/PremiumCountryBelgiumDeviceBrowserOperating SystemAny My Question or IssueI am having some issues using the spotify sdk in an angular project. I've managed to set-up a working player, but this player does not work if other components try to ...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Free/Premium Country Belgium Device Browser Operating System Any   My Question or Issue I am having some issues using the spotify sdk in an angular project. I've managed to set-up...
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No results for query with "'" (single quote)

Background: Trying to use the Search API to link my Last.fm scrobbles to Spotify, with the ultimate goal of creating playlists etc. Searching a track with query artist:"The Human League" track:"Don't You Want Me" yields no results, whereas the same q...

  • Casual Listener
  • Background: Trying to use the Search API to link my Last.fm scrobbles to Spotify, with the ultimate goal of creating playlists etc.   Searching a track with query artist:"The Human League" tra...
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Can I set a custom opacity value to the Spotify icon?

PlanPremiumCountryIT My Question or IssueI am developing a non-commercial night-clock-like website that plays some music in the background, with white text on a dark background that turns slightly opaque [the white accent] after a little while.Can I ...

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  • Plan Premium Country IT   My Question or Issue I am developing a non-commercial night-clock-like website that plays some music in the background, with white text on a dark background that ...
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total_tracks field in album object and simplified album object isn't documented

Hi everyone,I've made a couple of requests to the api that resulted in various album and simplified album objects. I've noticed that all of the responses included a total_tracks property that is strangely not documented in the api reference, neither ...

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  • Hi everyone, I've made a couple of requests to the api that resulted in various album and simplified album objects. I've noticed that all of the responses included a total_tracks property that is st...
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Getting empty available_markets for a track

My Question or IssueFor some reason, making a query to "Get a track" method using track id 7swIKcU4tFRk4iFJpi12Fg returns a track object with empty "available_markets". My question is what does that mean? Is the track available in every country or is...

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  • My Question or Issue For some reason, making a query to "Get a track" method using track id 7swIKcU4tFRk4iFJpi12Fg returns a track object with empty "available_markets". My question is what does tha...
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Solved!! Where do I find category IDs for web API

My Question or IssueHi there, is a comprehensive list of genre Category IDs available for reference? "pop" and "hiphop" both seem to work but I'd rather not have to keep guessing for all the genres I will need to look up as part of my project. Releva...

  • Casual Listener
  • My Question or Issue Hi there, is a comprehensive list of genre Category IDs available for reference? "pop" and "hiphop" both seem to work but I'd rather not have to keep guessing for all the genres...
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Too many 429 error for Spotify API

Hi,Since the launch of Spotify in Russia, we are getting most of the time the 429 Rate limit with the Spotify API. Even now by stopping our service and decreasing the volume of requests... What can we do ? We never got such issue before and now on al...

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  • Hi, Since the launch of Spotify in Russia, we are getting most of the time the 429 Rate limit with the Spotify API. Even now by stopping our service and decreasing the volume of requests... What ca...
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Web API Authorization Code Flow Error

I'm implementing a simple application to generate some playlist for a user based on some provided data. However, I can't seem to get authorized, even though I've followed to procedures as far as I can tell.This is the request URL I'm generating:"http...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm implementing a simple application to generate some playlist for a user based on some provided data. However, I can't seem to get authorized, even though I've followed to procedures as far as I ca...
  • killani64
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Spotify Episode Embed Not Working

Console error is: Uncaught (in promise) Error: Missing `instance`. Have you called `setEventSenderInstance` yet?

  • Visitor
  • Console error is:   Uncaught (in promise) Error: Missing `instance`. Have you called `setEventSenderInstance` yet?
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Troubles finding certain songs via the Web API

Hi everyone, As part of a personal project, I've created a small NodeJS program that automatically creates Spotify playlists from the latest setlists of my favourite bands. I've spotted a few small problems with searching for certain songs from the S...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi everyone,   As part of a personal project, I've created a small NodeJS program that automatically creates Spotify playlists from the latest setlists of my favourite bands. I've spotted...
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