HTTP POST is a HTTP Method which requests that the server accept the entity enclosed in the request as a new subordinate of the web resource identified by the URI.

The data POSTed might be, for example, an annotation for existing resources; a message for a bulletin board, newsgroup, mailing list, or comment thread; a block of data that is the result of submitting a web form to a data-handling process; or an item to add to a database.

HTTP POST do NOT Cache]#

An interesting point on HTTP POST vs HTTP GET is that HTTP POST do NOT Cache] which can be an issue for some API calls.

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