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Important: App review and quota extension waiting times

The Spotify for developers platform helps many bring their ideas to life. Whether it's a short term app helping an artist’s release or something more long term - there is always a chance of success. Things start to grow and then you might also need w...

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  • Naianasha
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Having issue with integrating search functionality with webplayback SDK

I have an issue with the integration of spotify search by genre functionality with webplayback SDK , I have integrated the webplayback but now want to add search functionality , the search functionality providing me tracks by genre but I am confused ...

  • Regular
  • I have an issue with the integration of spotify search by genre functionality with webplayback SDK , I have integrated the webplayback but now want to add search functionality , the search f...
  • rozzermartin
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    Search
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Solved!! generate a complete list of playlists containing text string

Hi! For Black History Month I wanted to generate a list of playlists on Spotify that contain the string "Black History Month" - this search query works great https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?query=black+history+month&type=playlist&market=US&locale=e...

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  • Hi! For Black History Month I wanted to generate a list of playlists on Spotify that contain the string "Black History Month" - this search query works great       https://a...
  • morgan_wills
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    Playlists
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    Search
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API: Searching albums using 'label' filter is limited to 100 results

Hi, album seaches with a 'label' filter, that used to return up to 1000 results, now appear to have a hard limit of 100 results e.g. `q=label:"Capitol"` curl --request GET \ --url 'https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q=label%3A%22Capitol%22&type=album'...

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  • ...rl 'https://api.spotify.com/v1/search?q=label%3A%22Capitol%22&type=album'      returns the following     When using offset and limit values to get the last 50 a...
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  • Search
    Web API
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Search issue with market

StepsThe target is find track "MØ - Blur" 1. On Spotify Web Site for desktop as a regular user: type "m blur" in search field and first result is target. Play is available. 2. On Spotify Dev Console create the next request in search example and targe...

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  • Steps The target is find track "MØ - Blur"   1. On Spotify Web Site for desktop as a regular user: type "m blur" in search field and first result is target. Play is available.   2. O...
  • Plus18
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    Possible Bug
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Solved!! Web API search with a query > 144 characters returns 404

Plan: PremiumHello, third party app developer here.I hit a strange issue in development while searching for a very long track title.It appears that there is a hard limit of 144 characters for the `q` query parameter in the Web API /search endpoint.Se...

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  • Plan: Premium Hello, third party app developer here. I hit a strange issue in development while searching for a very long track title. It appears that there is a hard limit of 144 c...
  • czac1
  • Newbie
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Search and advanced search are broken

For a few days I noticed that some search features are broken. I especially tested with the label filter & operators which does not behave like they did a few weeks ago. I'm taking the example of searching albums from record label "King Records". "la...

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  • For a few days I noticed that some search features are broken. I especially tested with the label filter & operators which does not behave like they did a few weeks ago.   I'm taking the e...
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Bug in Search API: Always returning null

CountryGermanyOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueHello fellow developers, I'm currently experiencing an issue with the /search endpoint in the API. My ultimate goal is to obtain the Spotify IDs for songs listed in the listening history JS...

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  • Country Germany Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Hello fellow developers,   I'm currently experiencing an issue with the /search endpoint in the API. My ultimate g...
  • SpotifyTom
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Trying to understand search query syntax

Hi - I'm trying to get my head round search query syntax. I want to find a specific album by a specific artist: let's say Turbulent Indigo by Joni Mitchell. I user the following url: ```/search?q=artist:"joni%20mitchell"%20album:"turbulent%20indigo"&...

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  • Hi - I'm trying to get my head round search query syntax.   I want to find a specific album by a specific artist: let's say Turbulent Indigo by Joni Mitchell.   I user the following u...
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Pull episodes after a certain date

Hi I am using the Search API to pull in podcasts into an app. I want to only pull podcasts from the last week, and noticed there is not a date parameter such as "Release_date". Is there anyway to only pull episodes from the last week so I am not maki...

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  • Hi I am using the Search API to pull in podcasts into an app.    I want to only pull podcasts from the last week, and noticed there is not a date parameter such as "Release_date". Is t...
  • roul123
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    Search
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Search

Hey..Was just thinking of one thing today when I was playing music in my library. Would be so nice to have a search function in the library. I mean in one of my library i have many songs. So it would be easy to find just one song in the library inste...

  • Visitor
  • Hey.. Was just thinking of one thing today when I was playing music in my library. Would be so nice to have a search function in the library. I mean in one of my library i have many songs. So it w...
  • HalfNathan
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Field filters using operators

Hi!How can I use in a query that includes filters like genre an operator? I want to get from the "https://api.spotify.com/v1/search" endpoint all the songs matching a keyword that are in at least 1 of the genres that I include in the search. Searchin...

  • Newbie
  • Hi! How can I use in a query that includes filters like genre an operator? I want to get from the "https://api.spotify.com/v1/search" endpoint all the songs matching a keyword that are in at l...
  • mrmikopi
  • Newbie
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  • genre
    Query
    Search
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Spotify Search API for Business

Can I use the Spotify API search functionality for an app that integrates with a restaurant. I won't actually be using Spotify to play the music because it's not licensed for business use, but is it legal for me to use the search functionality. Thank...

  • Visitor
  • Can I use the Spotify API search functionality for an app that integrates with a restaurant. I won't actually be using Spotify to play the music because it's not licensed for business use, but is i...
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    business
    Search
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Web API: Missing feature to search for multiple tracks,artist per request

I just wrote a detailed and outlined 'article' detailing the problem. But an 'unexpected error occurred'. The fact of the matter is, as stated in the title. I cannot find a way to search for multiple tracks or artists with one request. Please tell me...

  • Visitor
  • I just wrote a detailed and outlined 'article' detailing the problem. But an 'unexpected error occurred'. The fact of the matter is, as stated in the title.  I cannot find a way to search for m...
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    missing endpoint
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    Search
    web
    Web API
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API: ISRC search not working all the times

Hi, I've this following issue:Some search we do for tracks starting from ISRC do not return any result. How to test it:Try to get the track with id 6j76RHtw6bJCSw1LkprA1E, the track is associated with the ISRC FRZ110100478Now run the search with q=is...

  • Newbie
  • Hi, I've this following issue: Some search we do for tracks starting from ISRC do not return any result.   How to test it: Try to get the track with id 6j76RHtw6bJCSw1LkprA1E, the t...
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    ISRC
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Spotify API search user

PlanPremiumOperating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueHi, I'm developing an android app. But i need spotify's user search API. But Spotify API doesn't provide a user search endpoint. I found a way to search users in my app and get the results. For t...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Hi, I'm developing an android app. But i need spotify's user search API. But Spotify API doesn't provide a user search e...
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    Discussion
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Spotify Search API does not return tracks if the query is an artist name

GET https://api.spotify.com/v1/search When I use the above Spotify Web Search API with type=track and q={some artist name}, the API (usually) returns no results. For example, If I search "Cage the Elephant" or "Kanye West" the API will return no resu...

  • Casual Listener
  • GET https://api.spotify.com/v1/search   When I use the above Spotify Web Search API with type=track and q={some artist name}, the API (usually) returns no results. For example, If I search "C...
  • Hubo
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    Search
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Search for users

PlanPremiumMy Question or IssueHi, im a developer and i would like to know if i can search users via Web API in my app. I've looked for docs but couldn't find it. There is /me/following endpoint to follow a user. And /users/{user_id} for fetching use...

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  • Plan Premium My Question or Issue Hi, im a developer and i would like to know if i can search users via Web API in my app. I've looked for docs but couldn't find it. There is /me/following e...
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    Search
    webapi
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