I am looking to pull information from this site (GIS Stack Exchange) via an API, similarly to the API that exists for Stack Exchange https://api.stackexchange.com/docs

My goal is to be able to access the following information:

  • Number of views per question
  • Count per tag description
  • Number of up votes for each question (i.e. popularity of question)
  • Ultimately I would like to do this temporally - showing the use of tags or questions over time (i.e. past 5 or 10 years)

I did a quick pull from the Stack Exchange API on the term GIS and there were minimal returns.

Is the GIS Stack Exchange information accessible from the Stack Exchange API?

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One option to get data listed in your question is the Stack Exchange Data Explorer (SEDE). It is updated weekly.

More info about SEDE is available here.

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    Thanks....this is perfect – Ryan Garnett Sep 18 at 1:01

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