Cody Smith

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  • Cody Smith created an article,

    Querying for empty/non-empty channels

    A common use case is to filter out empty channels and return only channels with messages to the user, or the opposite, having an inbox with only empty channels.    This can be accomplished with a s...

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    Troubleshooting "initial WS connection could not be established" error

    Sometimes there are reports of a client-side error that looks like this:  {"code":"","StatusCode":"","message":"initial WS connection could not be established","isWSFailure":true} These errors come...

  • Cody Smith created an article,

    Guide: Node Script to Export All Channels

    To allow applications to have quick access to their data, Stream offers an ExportChannels endpoint. It's a simple endpoint, however it is limited to 25 channels. In the case that a larger export is...

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    Retrieving the users first unread message ID on a channel

      A common request is to get the first or 'oldest' unread message a user has in a channel.  Since it is channels that are marked as read/unread, not specific messages, getting this message id  requ...

  • Cody Smith created an article,

    Why is my blocklist not working? - Chat

    As a part of our moderation offerings, Stream Chat includes a blocklist feature that will flag or block messages that include a blocklisted word. By default, we provide an extensive list of over 1,...

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    Guide: Use queryChannels filters to return empty channels only to the channel creator

    The UX for many messaging applications is built so that if one person (User A) starts a 1:1 message with another user (User B), only User A will see the channel until they send a message, at which ...

  • Cody Smith created an article,

    Guide: Node Script to Paginate all Channels - Chat

    The queryChannels call is used to generate a list of channels that fit certain criteria, such as a specific channel type, or all channels that a user is a member of.  The maximum amount of channels...

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    Querying for users/channels past the offset:1000 limit - Chat

    This article details how to paginate past the offset:1000 limit that is inherent to query methods like queryChannels and queryUsers. The following examples will use the queryUsers endpoint but can ...

  • Cody Smith created an article,

    How To Receive Notifications using a Notification Feed

    This article details how to use the notification feed group to receive notifications for new activities and new reactions (likes, comments, etc.) as well as some basics on the aggregation formats y...

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    List of regional Base URLs / Domains - Feeds

    You might want to use these base URLs to see the response times of various endpoints or to easily get a sense of what responses from the API look like.    Here are the region-specific base URLs for...