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How do I post JSON to the server?
To post JSON data to the server, you need to use the HTTP POST method and set the correct MIME type for the request body. The correct MIME type for JSON is application/json. In this POST JSON example, the Content-Type: application/json request header specifies the media type for the resource in the body, and the Accept: application/json header tells the server that the client is expecting JSON.

How do I POST JSON with Curl?
To post JSON data using Curl, you need to set the Content-Type of your request to application/json. This is done using the -H "Content-Type: application/json" command line parameter. JSON data is passed with the curl -d command line option. Double quotes in JSON are escaped with \". Click Run to execute Curl POST JSON example online and see results.

How do I post JSON to a REST API endpoint?
To post JSON to a REST API endpoint, you must send an HTTP POST (PUT or PATCH) request to the REST API server and provide JSON data in the body of the POST message. You also need to specify the data type in the body of the POST message using the Content-Type: application/json request header. In this REST API POST example, we also send the Accept: application/json request header to tell the REST API server that the API client expects JSON.

HTTP POST Request Example
An example of sending an HTTP POST request to the server. In this HTTP POST request example, the data sent to the server is stored in the body of the POST message. The Content-Type request header indicates the data type in the body of the POST message, and the Content-Length request header indicates the size of the data in the POST request body.

POST XML Example
An example of sending an XML string to the target URL. In this post XML example, the Content-Type: application/xml request header indicates the media type of the resource in the request body. The Accept: application/xml request header tells the server that the client expects an XML media type. The Content-Type: application/xml response header indicates that the server returned XML.

Sample API POST Request
An example of making an API POST request to the API endpoint. In this API POST request sample, the Content-Type request header indicates the media type of the POST request body, and the Content-Length header indicates the size of the data in the API POST request body.

HTTP POST Example
An example HTTP POST request that shows how to send data to an HTTP API endpoint. In this HTTP POST example, the Content-Type: application/json request header indicates the type of media resource in the POST request body. The Content-Length header indicates the size of data in the HTTP POST message.

What is HTTP POST Request Method?
The HTTP POST method is one of the most commonly used HTTP methods. It is used to send data to the server or to create or add a resource on the server.