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HTML Post Method



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The post method is more appropriate than the get method for the transmission of large amount of information.

In the case of post method, the browser sends the information in two steps. In the first step, browser contacts to the form-processing program as specified in the form's action URL. In the second step, the browser sends the information to the server.

Example of Post Method

Following is an example of using the Post Method.

<FORM method=post action="http://codescracker.com/cgi-bin/update">

Here, the method attribute is set to post.


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