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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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"Only valid bearer authentication supported" error message

I've been trying to use Spotify's API for my app but every time I try to get something I get this error message "Only valid bearer authentication supported". I have registered my app and used valid client secret but error is still present. Here's the...

  • Casual Listener
  • I've been trying to use Spotify's API for my app but every time I try to get something I get this error message "Only valid bearer authentication supported". I have registered my app and used valid c...
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Get Umbrella Genre From Track

Hello, I'm currently working on a website to sort tracks by genre.I've accepted that I have to use the genres the artist is categorized as. (I wonder why they don't offer it at track level, some artists have songs that have different genres. Apple mu...

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  • Hello,   I'm currently working on a website to sort tracks by genre. I've accepted that I have to use the genres the artist is categorized as. (I wonder why they don't offer it at track le...
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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...

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  • 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...
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Genres that can be used for filtering in Spotify API query

I was wondering which genres can be used in the query when searching for songs/albums? (q="genre:.....") Is there a full list of all genres that can be used for filtering? (where the sub-genres which are included in one genre can be seen)

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  • I was wondering which genres can be used in the query when searching for songs/albums? (q="genre:.....") Is there a full list of all genres that can be used for filtering? (where the sub-genres which...
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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...
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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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Accessing Spotify API without Logging In

Hi, for my class I am trying to create an application in which a group of people can collaborate on a playlist and then export that playlist to Spotify. One of the reasons we thought of this idea is to have it so people without a Spotify account can ...

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  • Hi, for my class I am trying to create an application in which a group of people can collaborate on a playlist and then export that playlist to Spotify.  One of the reasons we thought of this id...
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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...

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  • 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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Need help with API search

I would like to get 15 most played songs today in a specific country. I am not sure is this possible and if is, how to make a query. Many thanks!

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  •   I would like to get 15 most played songs today in a specific country.  I am not sure is this possible and if is, how to make a query.   Many thanks!
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