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HTTP defines a set of request methods to indicate the desired action to be performed for a given resource. Although they can also be nouns, these request methods are sometimes referred to as
HTTP verbs. Each of them implements a different semantic, but some common features are shared by a group of them: e.g. a request method can be safe, idempotent, or cacheable.
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GET method requests a representation of the specified resource. Requests using
GET should only retrieve data.
HEAD Jump to heading
HEAD method asks for a response identical to that of a
GET request, but without the response body.
POST Jump to heading
POST method is used to submit an entity to the specified resource, often causing a change in state or side effects on the server.
PUT Jump to heading
PUT method replaces all current representations of the target resource with the request payload.
DELETE Jump to heading
DELETE method deletes the specified resource.
CONNECT Jump to heading
CONNECT method establishes a tunnel to the server identified by the target resource.
OPTIONS Jump to heading
OPTIONS method is used to describe the communication options for the target resource.
TRACE Jump to heading
TRACE method performs a message loop-back test along the path to the target resource.
PATCH Jump to heading
PATCH method is used to apply partial modifications to a resource.
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