GET Method

In this lesson, we will understand how to use the HTTP GET method.

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What is the GET method?

The GET method is used by the client to fetch the data from the server.

Let’s make a GET request for the given URL.

curl -X GET https://reqres.in/api/users/2
  • The command above will show the response data from the server in the form of a JSON

Note: By default, curl requests the URL using the GET method. To request the specific URL using the POST, DELETE or PUT methods, we have to use the -X right after the curl command and specify the name of a particular method.

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