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Step 1: Get an API token from Stack Overflow

To integrate your Stack Overflow account with Plecto, you need to provide an API token and a team name.

  1. You can generate a personal access token on the Account Settings page on your Stack Overflow account. Follow their help guide for instructions.

  2. You can find your team name in the Stack Overflow URL:<team_name>/questions

  3. Once you have the credentials, move to Step 2.

Step 2: Integrate Stack Overflow with Plecto

  1. In Plecto, go to Data managementData sources > + New data source > Stack Overflow.

  2. (Optional) Rename your credentials.

  1. Insert your API token and team name and click Next.

  2. Select the data you want to import.

  3. Configure your data source settings. Here, you can change the title, choose the default date, select which fields to import, and more.

  4. Click Next to choose how much data to import and how long you want to keep it in the data source.

  5. Click Import to finish.

Available data

Our integration with Stack Overflow currently allows you to import the following data:

  • Answers

  • Comments

  • Questions

  • Users