The POST request method is designed to request that a web server accepts the data enclosed in the request message’s body for storage.

POST – Submits data to be processed to a specified resource

POST Body (key/value pairs):  name1=value1&name2=value2

More details about POST requests:

  • POST requests are never cached
  • POST requests do not remain in the browser history
  • POST requests cannot be bookmarked
  • POST requests have no restrictions on data length

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