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Set Request Method
API Connector supports the following HTTP request methods: GET, POST, PUT, PATCH, and DELETE. Not all APIs strictly follow this usage, but in general, request methods are defined as follows:
- GET: retrieve data
- POST: create data
- PUT: fully update (i.e. replace) an existing record
- PATCH: update part of an existing record
- DELETE: delete records
Each API’s technical documentation will tell you which method you need for your request.
When running a request through the API library, the request method will be set automatically. When running a custom request, set your request method manually through the dropdown Method menu.
The POST, PUT, and PATCH methods will open up a window where you can enter a request body.