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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 Token API CORS error

Hi. I am building a web application consuming Spotify API.The feature is simply searching for a song which had worked fine until yesterday. However, all of a sudden I was not able to get a access token from the API server any more - which lead the se...

  • Visitor
  • Hi.   I am building a web application consuming Spotify API. The feature is simply searching for a song which had worked fine until yesterday.   However, all of a sudden I was not able...
  • musicguy11232
  • Casual Listener
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  • API Bug
    API request
    CORS
    token
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Track not being fetched - 404 error

PlanPremiumCountryArgentinaDevice(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm trying to make a GET request to the Spotify Web API for a track using simple JavaScript (I don't know curl), but it...

  • Visitor
  • Plan Premium Country Argentina Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm trying to make a GET request to the Spo...
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  • API request
    javascript
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Episode uri not supported /player/play

Currently, there is no other way to start the playback of a podcast other than using the /me/player/play and the podcast's show context uri. However, this always starts the podcast on its first episode. It is not possible to play a specific episode b...

  • Casual Listener
  • Currently, there is no other way to start the playback of a podcast other than using the /me/player/play and the podcast's show context uri. However, this always starts the podcast on its first ...
  • ivan_breslauer
  • Newbie
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  • API request
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API

Hello !I would like a developer to contact me via the messaging system of this forum regarding the api.

  • Newbie
  • Hello ! I would like a developer to contact me via the messaging system of this forum regarding the api.
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  • API request
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Authorization Code Flow Automation

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceLenovo LaptopOperating SystemWindows My Question or IssueI am working on a program that can play/pause/skip songs etc.I first tried using the Client Credentials Flow, but got this error: { "error": { "status": 403, "message"...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Lenovo Laptop Operating System Windows   My Question or Issue I am working on a program that can play/pause/skip songs etc. I first tried using the Clie...
  • fabieu
  • Newbie
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  • api oauth
    API request
    API Support
    api token
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SET PROFILE PICTURE USING API

Is there a way to change/set a profile picture using api requests?? if there isnt then can you please make it a thing

  • Visitor
  • Is there a way to change/set a profile picture using api requests?? if there isnt then can you please make it a thing
  • Peter_Schorn
  • Roadie
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    feature request
    Profile Pic
    Spotify
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Include Playlist metadata in api response / new endpoint

Hello, I would like to propose the idea of including all/more relevant metadata about a playlist in the endpoint available to us developers. I think a lot of apps/creators would benefit from more extensive data, that is already there but not availabl...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello, I would like to propose the idea of including all/more relevant metadata about a playlist in the endpoint available to us developers. I think a lot of apps/creators would benefit from more...
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  • API request
    feature request
    Playlist
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Why are so many Preview URL's missing from the API

Working with the Spotify Web API I have realized so many songs are missing their preview URL's when requested with the API. But if you were to share this song via text message through the Spotify App all songs have a preview URL. It's not just random...

  • Regular
  • Working with the Spotify Web API I have realized so many songs are missing their preview URL's when requested with the API. But if you were to share this song via text message through the Spotify App...
  • Jermophobe
  • Roadie
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  • API Bug
    API request
    API search
    Spotify Web API
    Web API
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GET artist Twitter from Spotify API

Does anyone know how I could go about requesting additional data be exposed via the Spotify API? Has anyone seen this done in the past? I am running a Zap that tweets every time someone adds a track to a collaborative playlist, and I’d love to GET th...

  • Roadie
  • Does anyone know how I could go about requesting additional data be exposed via the Spotify API? Has anyone seen this done in the past?    I am running a Zap that tweets every time someon...
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  • API request
    feature request
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Detailed playlist types in API

Hello,with your api a developer or service can gain access to all the playlists a user is following and that are especially curated for him. But there is now way to distinguish a normal playlist, which is the same for every user, from a special curat...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello, with your api  a developer or service can gain access to all the playlists a user is following and that are especially curated for him. But there is now way to distinguish a normal playl...
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  • API request
    Playlist
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API /views endpoint unauthorized discover playlists

Hello,I'm currently developing an app where I want to get the user's discover playlists. I did it by searching the user's library by name. The problems with this approach are: If you follow multiple lets say "Discover Weekly" playlists, they are indi...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hello, I'm currently developing an app where I want to get the user's discover playlists. I did it by searching the user's library by name. The problems with this approach are: If you follow multipl...
  • SaPropper
  • Casual Listener
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  • API request
    question
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Get Playlists for artist

Is it possible to get the playlists belonging to an artist via API?Like this one:https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7dO4VJmUhpC8Zcl3k62IDI Which can be found on the Artists page:https://open.spotify.com/artist/0F3Aew9DSd6fb6192K1K0Y

  • Newbie
  • Is it possible to get the playlists belonging to an artist via API? Like this one: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7dO4VJmUhpC8Zcl3k62IDI   Which can be found on the Artists page: htt...
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    feature request
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API integration for song codes in Shopify

Hello community, I would need the API code to have a functionality like in https://transparentgift.com/ That you search for a song and displays the spotify code in an image.

  • Visitor
  • Hello community,   I would need the API code to have a functionality like in https://transparentgift.com/  That you search for a song and displays the spotify code in an image. &nb...
  • Marius111
  • Newbie
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  • API reference
    API request
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Error 429, how can I avoid rate limiting?

I have built a script that polls the user's current song around 1-3 times per minute (totaling ~4 times per song), since I am using this information elsewhere. I have reduced this as much as I can in order to avoid rate limiting, however, this is the...

  • Visitor
  • I have built a script that polls the user's current song around 1-3 times per minute (totaling ~4 times per song), since I am using this information elsewhere. I have reduced this as much as I can in...
  • Peter_Schorn
  • Roadie
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    API request
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[Web API] Add WebSockets to the Web API for sending real-time events

Add WebSockets to the Web API for sending real-time events like play, pause, skip and more. This way the users of the API will not have to make frequent requests for these kinds of data and will get the data when these events happens. This will reall...

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  • Add WebSockets to the Web API for sending real-time events like play, pause, skip and more. This way the users of the API will not have to make frequent requests for these kinds of data and will get ...
  • iShibi
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  • API request
    feature request
    Web API
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Why are so many tracks preview URL's set to nil?

I'm using a get request to get a random track from the entire Spotify library and display its name, the artist's name, cover art and play the previewURL. Why do so many of these random songs (most of them are pretty popular ones) do not have a previe...

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  • I'm using a get request to get a random track from the entire Spotify library and display its name, the artist's name, cover art and play the previewURL. Why do so many of these random songs (most of...
  • timmyvc123
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  • API request
    API search
    spotify api
    Spotify Web API
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Does anybody know what this number in the api call means?

In the link: https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q=u%25&type=track&limit=1&offset=420what does the "25" mean? I bolded it

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  • In the link:  https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q=u%25&type=track&limit=1&offset=420 what does the "25" mean? I bolded it 
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  • API request
    API search
    Spotify Web API
    Web API
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Getting a random or filtered song from the entire Spotify library

My Question or IssueI'm working on a an app that integrates the Spotify Web API. was wondering if anybody knew how to or had any ideas on how to get a random song from the entire Spotify library using the API. Or instead of a totally random song, a s...

  • Regular
  • My Question or Issue I'm working on a an app that integrates the Spotify Web API.  was wondering if anybody knew how to or had any ideas on how to get a random song from the entire Spotify libr...
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    API request
    Spotify Web API
    Web API
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Not accepted to Spotify API after a year of trying

I've been trying to get accepted to Spotify API for over a year now. Harmless apps, tried many. 0 feedback, not even a decline. What am I doing wrong?

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  • I've been trying to get accepted to Spotify API for over a year now. Harmless apps, tried many. 0 feedback, not even a decline. What am I doing wrong?  
  • IdaSällinen
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  • api
    API account
    API request
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Solved!! How to request several scopes for a token to Spotify API

I need to "authorize" the bearer token to delete some tracks from a list (from my personal Spotify account) I'm following this flow I first make a POST request to https://accounts.spotify.com/api/token using `"Authorization: Basic ZjM4ZjAw...WY0MzE="...

  • Regular
  • I need to "authorize" the bearer token to delete some tracks from a list (from my personal Spotify account) I'm following this flow I first make a POST request to https://accounts.spotify.com/api/tok...
  • Hubo
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    API request
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