POST (HTTP)

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In Internet computing, POST is one of many request methods supported by the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (or HTTP). POST acts to submit data to be processed to a specific resource. As examples this may be a message for a bulletin board, a newsgroup, or a mailing list. It can also be an item of data for a database.[1] In contrast, the HTTP GET request method is designed to retrieve (or get) information from a server.

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