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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 `retry-after` header not accessible in web app

ProblemWhen building a web app using the Spotify API, it’s currently not possible to “back off” appropriately when hitting a 429 rate-limit response as suggested by the official docs. This makes it close to impossible to build browser-only web apps u...

  • Casual Listener
  • Problem When building a web app using the Spotify API, it’s currently not possible to “back off” appropriately when hitting a 429 rate-limit response as suggested by the official docs. This makes it...
  • jrmangel
  • Newbie
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Issue with /images playlist endpoint

Hi!For a couple of days, the endpoint to update a playlist image here: https://developer.spotify.com/console/put-playlist-images/It is taking more and more time to respond; we set a timeout of 20s for the CURL request but very often reach it.Have you...

  • Roadie
  • Hi! For a couple of days, the endpoint to update a playlist image here: https://developer.spotify.com/console/put-playlist-images/ It is taking more and more time to respond; we set a timeout ...
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Superuser Contribution Cannot login to Spotify developer console

I cannot login to the Spotify developer dashboard. I have signed up with Spotify through Facebook. I have created multiple apps using the dashboard before. Now, when I try to sign in through Facebook by  clicking the "login" button, I see a new windo...

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  • Casual Listener
  • I cannot login to the Spotify developer dashboard.    I have signed up with Spotify through Facebook. I have created multiple apps using the dashboard before. Now, when I try to sign in t...
  • spotifyjosh
  • Spotify
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Web Playback SDK not playing sound on first invocation of Play API

When invoking the Play API to start playing, the Web Playback will receive play status OK but no sound will be played.After invoking the Pause API and then the Play API to resume playing, then the play will start from beginning and with sound.The err...

  • Casual Listener
  • When invoking the Play API to start playing, the Web Playback will receive play status OK but no sound will be played. After invoking the Pause API and then the Play API to resume playing, then the ...
  • spotifyjosh
  • Spotify
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Superuser Contribution Unauthorized error while creating a playlist

Hey everyone, i'm facing a couple of problems and would like to seek help.Im trying to write a bot that will edit and update my playlists based on other public playlists( add / remove songs on a dailyt basis).I am using the spotify-web-api-node packa...

  • Visitor
  • Hey everyone, i'm facing a couple of problems and would like to seek help. Im trying to write a bot that will edit and update my playlists based on other public playlists( add / remove songs on a da...
  • spotifyjosh
  • Spotify
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Superuser Contribution User not registered in the developer dashboard

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceDesktop web browserOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI'm building a web app to view a user's playlists. Previously I was able to log in to spotify successfully through the app, and view my playlists. ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop web browser Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I'm building a web app to view a user's playlists. Previously I was abl...
  • spotifyjosh
  • Spotify
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Safari wants to download docs on webpage with embedded podcasts

PlanFree CountryNetherlands DeviceMacbook Pro Safari 16.2 Operating SystemMoc OS X Ventura 13.1 My Question or IssueOn a website where I use iframes to embed the podcasts on Spotify when opening the page Safari wants me to allow Downloads on the page...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Free  Country Netherlands   Device Macbook Pro Safari 16.2  Operating System Moc OS X Ventura 13.1   My Question or Issue On a website where I use iframes to ...
  • CrewsZen
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How to display all episodes of a Spotify podcast in an embedded iframe?

I have recently embedded a Spotify podcast iframe into my website, but I am only able to see and play the current episode. I would like to display a list of all episodes in the iframe so that my users can access them directly from my site.Has anyone ...

  • Newbie
  • I have recently embedded a Spotify podcast iframe into my website, but I am only able to see and play the current episode. I would like to display a list of all episodes in the iframe so that my user...
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Genres endpoint seems incomplete

Hi, it seems that there are missing values in the response of "Get Available Genre Seeds" endpoint. ExempleIf you query the endpoint you get a fixed response :{ "genres": [ "acoustic", "afrobeat", "alt-rock", "alternative", "ambient", "anime", "black...

  • Newbie
  • Hi, it seems that there are missing values in the response of "Get Available Genre Seeds" endpoint.   Exemple If you query the endpoint you get a fixed response : { "genres": [ "acoust...
  • Ximzend
  • Roadie
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Solved!! Malformed JSON Web API Playback

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceWeb BrowerOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueI am calling using the v1/me/player/play endpoint. I am getting Response 400 Malformed json. I had followed this This is my code: import requestsheaders = { 'Conte...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Web Brower Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue I am calling using the v1/me/player/play endpoint. I am getting Response 400 Malfo...
  • -3o_jmivlcm1y
  • Casual Listener
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Suddenly NO AUDIO - Embedded Webplayer SDK inside WebView (UWP/Xaml)

PlanPremiumCountryFRDeviceDesktop APP => UWP application on Windows 11.Operating SystemWindows 11 My Question or IssueEverything was working, and suddenly, the Webplayer SDK provide no SOUND at all. It seems working well, because music is running, bu...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country FR Device Desktop APP => UWP application on Windows 11. Operating System Windows 11   My Question or Issue Everything was working, and suddenly, the Webplayer S...
  • AliZobi
  • Newbie
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Searching for podcasts not returning results

Hi, thanks again for these new podcast api endpoints! I'm having an issue using the web api to search for podcasts. When I use an access_token from the client_credentials flow, I'm not getting any results. However, when using the tool on spotify deve...

  • Regular
  • Hi, thanks again for these new podcast api endpoints!   I'm having an issue using the web api to search for podcasts. When I use an access_token from the client_credentials flow, I'm not getti...
  • ruvido
  • Visitor
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[Win 10] Cannot play playlist using spotify uri

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDeviceLaptop, Spotify Desktop ClientOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHi All,I am trying to use spotify uri to auto-open spotify on a specific playlist and start playing it. However, I found that playlist uri with...

  • Newbie
  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device Laptop, Spotify Desktop Client Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hi All, I am trying to use spotify uri to auto-open spotify on a s...
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Solved!! API masthead/v1/masthead returns 400 status code

There is a new bug that I have encountered on the API endpoint "https://www.spotify.com/api/masthead/v1/masthead". Specifically, the issue occurs when the "market" query parameter is set to "in", it returns a HTTP status code of 400. I have provided ...

  • Casual Listener
  • There is a new bug that I have encountered on the API endpoint "https://www.spotify.com/api/masthead/v1/masthead". Specifically, the issue occurs when the "market" query parameter is set to "in", it ...
  • Nishant1500
  • Casual Listener
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Why can't I get the href of all of my playlists?

PlanPremiumCountryUSMy Question or IssueI created a dropdown menu that returns the href of the selected playlist: A lot of the playlists work, but there are some that don't return the href, such as this one: The playlist is public and is not collabor...

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  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country US My Question or Issue I created a dropdown menu that returns the href of the selected playlist:       A lot of the playlists work, but there are s...
  • s_Makasu
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Solved!! 503 Service unavailable

For a few weeks or even months, I'm regularly getting 503 Service Unavailable in my requests. Seems to be mostly when accessing any of thehttps://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player endpoints. I think it prominently started after the issues back in Septembe...

  • Regular
  • For a few weeks or even months, I'm regularly getting 503 Service Unavailable in my requests. Seems to be mostly when accessing any of the https://api.spotify.com/v1/me/player endpoints. I think it ...
  • nutella
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Track endpoints not returning all artist fields as documented

Bothhttps://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/get-track and https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/get-several-tracks indicate that a track artist's genres should be returned as par...

  • Regular
  • Both https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/get-track and https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/get-several-tracks&...
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"Noon Pacific"

Plan Free/Premium Country Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) The "Noon Pacific" app is a Spotify supported curated app of music that is no longer working. I was wonderin...

  • Casual Listener
  •   Plan   Free/Premium   Country       Device   (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)   Operating System   (iOS 10, Android Or...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Get User's Saved Audiobooks always returning HTTP 403.

https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/get-users-saved-audiobooks. Using the documentation linked above, I'm trying to make an API request to get the current users saved audiobooks.However this constantly returns H...

  • Casual Listener
  • https://developer.spotify.com/documentation/web-api/reference/#/operations/get-users-saved-audiobooks.   Using the documentation linked above, I'm trying to make an API request to get the cur...
  • Salvo9879
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