GET request

wget -S --header="Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate" -O response.txt http://server:8080/application/params

POST request

wget -S --header="Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate" --header='Accept-Charset: UTF-8' --header='Content-Type: application/json' -O response.json --post-data '{"param1":"myspecialValue1","param2":"my special value 2"}' http://server:8080/application2/params2



2 thoughts on “How to send GET and POST request with wget

  1. FYI You might want to change the code so that it doesn’t use smart quotes. Caused a bit of confusion when I copied and pasted it.

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