accept-encoding tagged requests and articles

Categorized request examples and articles tagged with [accept-encoding] keyword
GET Request With Accept-Encoding Header
This page shows how to send a GET request with an Accept-Encoding: gzip header, which tells the server to send gzip-encoded content.
get-request accept-encoding gzip-encoded request-header get-method rest-api

GET Request Without Accept-Encoding Header
If you do not specify Accept-Encoding in the request headers or the server does not support compression, the response body will not be compressed.
get-request accept-encoding request-header get-method

Content-Encoding Header
The Content-Encoding header is used by the server to tell the client which encoding is applied to the message body. The content encoding is mainly used for a document compression that will not lead to data loss, save bandwidth and speed up the website.
http-headers content-encoding accept-encoding