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What it JSON?
How to request data in JSON format using Curl/Bash?
To get data in JSON format from the server, the Curl/Bash client must explicitly tell the server that it expects JSON by sending the Accept: application/json request header. Without the Accept header, the server may automatically send data in a different format that it thinks is best for the API client (based on the UserAgent header), and it might not be JSON.
Curl/Bash JSON Request Example
An example of an HTTP GET request to fetch JSON data from a ReqBin echo URL. Click Generate Code to see the Curl/Bash code for this JSON request example.
The server response to our Curl/Bash client's request.
The server returned JSON in the body of the HTTP response message. The Content-Length: 19 header indicates the length of the JSON data in the response body, and the Content-Type: application/json response header indicates the type of data.
JSON MIME Type
The official MIME type for JSON is application/json: