Questions tagged [post]

POST is a request method supported by the HTTP protocol used by the World Wide Web. It is often used when uploading a file or when submitting a completed web form.

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restful call to external analytics API via visualforce/apex

So I'm trying to access Woopra analytic's restful API via apex/visualforce. I am wondering a couple of things: 1) The API returns a JSON object via the usual POST/GET method... would it be best to ...
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Communicating between Lightning component and VF Page

I am trying to use lightningStylesheets="true" and communicate from my LC. This doc exactly shows the steps on how to communicate between LC --> VF: https://developer.salesforce.com/blogs/developer-...
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Attempting to use jQuery to POST to an external server from a Lightning Component

I'm a new dev so feel free to scrutinize everything I post because I need to learn. So I have a component and am utilizing a helper to send some data to one of our company's external sites using ...
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Multiple APEX REST methods with HttpPost annotation - how to selectively invoke with REST client (e.g. Postman)

I have a class which consists of Post annotation with two methods under it.These methods will be called based on some criteria and they vary by the count(number) of parameters i.e. one method has two ...
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Cannot find Data Extension by external key.

I am getting the response from https://www.exacttargetapis.com/hub/v1/dataevents/BBDD0F10-94A1-4CD6-B7A2-32FEB671E44F/rowset { "message": "Unable to locate data extension with ID bbdd0f10-94a1-...
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Novice Question: making a cURL callout from Apex to a 3rd party app?

I'm only familiar with REST and SOAP as API standards, and I'm a novice in general, so pardon my lack of understanding of most of these concepts. I have a web form on a third party heroku app that I ...
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If we change the parameters used in webservice method in our org., will this cause error at end user consuming old WSDL?

Please enlighten me\correct me on following point: When we expose our class as SOAP Web service, End User consumes Enterprise/Partner WADL Class's generated WSDL and then post request to our ...
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http post for mulitpart form

am trying to post the csv data through http post to end point url. Below is my code. string test = 'test1,test1@gmail.com'; // which will be get from DB and make as CSV string String ...
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Can we insert multiple records in sObject using REST API post method without using apex class in workbench or postman

/services/data/v36.0/sobject/ObjectName and { "name" : "some name", "Description" : "Some Description" } By using above uri and request body we can insert a single record in object with post method ...
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How to insert multiple records in an object using REST API post method in workbench

By providing following uri and by using following Request Body, we can insert a single record in a sObject uri: /services/data/v36.0/sobjects/sObject Request Body : { "field1" :"value1", "field2" :"...
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Cannot deserialize instance of datetime from VALUE_STRING value

I have a REST webservice which inserts multiple records into custom objects. I am executing it on workbench using the following request: {"req" : {"tickets": [{ "External_TicketID__c" :1853, "...
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Writing an HttpPost RestResource for multipart contentType

I've been able to write a simple HttpPost RestResource that would accept a Base64 string as one of the parameters and make an attachment out of it. But actually we want to use multipart instead of ...
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Changing HTTP header code in POST response

I've been doing some research on this issue, but I haven't been able to find a solution. I'm trying to return HTTP 403 after failing to validate some information sent in a POST request to Salesforce. ...
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Get list of contacts from search layout

When I select multiple clients on this list and click the Email Contacts button on this search page I want to open a visual force page with a special email form on it. How do I get the ids of all of ...
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Postman in Salesforce

If we are using json in post Method by clicking Raw i have given the Request body as like { "name" : "Wingo Ducks", "phone" : "707-555-1234", "website" : "www.wingo.ca.us" } For this body i am ...
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Salesforce Callout to ExactTarget via the ExactTarget REST API

Why does the below code always get a "500 internal server error" back from ExactTarget when run anonymously from the Salesforce developer console? (Of course I'm using my own client id and client ...
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How to write a test class for an apex class with do post method

I have tried to write a test class for the below class with post method. But i am not able to bring the coverage.How can I approach this. Thanks in advance. /* code starts here*/ @RestResource(...
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How do I pull in form data via AMPScript?

I am a brand new TA for ExactTarget, so AMPScript is very new to me. I have a web page which has a <textarea>. Users can go in and copy/paste a list of domains to this <textarea> (...
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How to send Form Data to DE without hitting submit button using AJAX and AMPscript

I have a HTML Form with AJAX code <html> <head></head> <script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-2.1.1.min.js"></script> <script> function ...
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Why is this triggered send “Queued” in response, but never actually queued or sent?

It sounds like my issue is similar to this question. I'm currently POSTing (via Postman) to the following: https://www.exacttargetapis.com/messaging/v1/messageDefinitionSends/key:MY_CORRECT_KEY/send?...
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how to create a record in workbench using REST Explorer

I am trying to create a new account record using post method in work bench. But I am unable to follow exact format of map url and it is giving the following error. Please suggest me a correct way how ...
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Return a response after calling a REST point created on salesforce, while the REST point is calling a @future method

I have crated a RESTful endpoint on my sandbox. When it is called with the proper input it creates a new contact and then decorates a custom response class I created for that purpose and at the end it ...
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using VF input fields to set request body for Rest API call

I'm trying to send data from one SFDC org to another org via Rest API. I'm properly able to create Rest Resource in 'receiving org' in this way : @httpPost global static string DepositAmount(string ...
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How to set header as user name and password in post method

I am developing a batch class to make api calls and get data from that api in to salesforce. I need to send http request by post method, with user name & password as header. I have tried but i got ...
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HttpResponse Error 502 on callout to internal URL

Recently, I deployed a change set to my organization production environment. On production, it works fine, but on community my callout doesn't look to work as expected. Basically, on my code, I make a ...
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POST a record from Org1 to Org2 with JSON and Map

I need to post created record from Org1 to Org2. I want to "put" my JSON into Map and just "open" Map in another Org. Needed result: fields from new Org1 Object's record = fields from new Org2 Object'...
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Named Credentials not working with Twitter API [closed]

So I have set up a Named Credentials with information about my Twitter App. I know the authentication is working correctly becacause my named credential looks like this: And it says I am ...
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Is it possible to use Ajax to POST data from within a Server-Side Javascript in the Marketing Cloud?

Is it possible to use Ajax to POST data from within a Server-Side Javascript in the Marketing Cloud? Could the FormData be a problem? I've been using this code: var form = new FormData(); form....
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Posting Pdf to chatter via bulk api?

Which object should we use to post data's to chatter?I am trying to post a pdf file to a chatter object using curl. What is the name of the object that we should specify in txt file? <?xml ...
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Send Blob file via Apex Rest Callout

I'm trying to send a Blob Apex REST callout and it is keep failing. I tried all the examples in the web but didn't work. What is the standard and correct way to send Blob data via REST callouts? //...
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Read GET/POST parameters in apex class when service is called from external client

I am new to salesforce. I created an apex class and exposed it as a Rest service. I want to post some parameters to that service from an external client(not vf page). One way is I append it to the url ...
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POST Ajax method with Jquery to create new account contact and Opportunity

I am trying to create New Account, Then Contact and Opportunity that is assigned to that account . but use Post method, so have them all in one page. I dont wanna create any class, I know I can do ...
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RestResource Annotation - What is the urlMapping To?

I have never worked with Rest Resource classes before and am trying to debug one from a previous developer. I am looking at: @RestResource(urlMapping='/CompanyData/*') and am unsure what CompanyData ...
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Test for HttpPost service: how to take JSON body for test?

I have a HttpPost methods. And I really don't know how to test it correctly. My methods: public static App__c ParseRequest(RestRequest req) { App__c app = new App__c(); String body = req....
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REST to create multiple objects-JSON Deserializaton failed on token null

I have been trying to create CurrencyType records from APEX and since that doesn't support DML, have been using the REST endpoint and POST method. Everything work fine with single record but with ...
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Bulk Records Using Rest Services - getting soql 101 error

Request Body represents the id and name of the records that should be updated. I am giving more than 100 Records in Request Body via Postman using a POST method. When I do so I get an error response: ...
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To get a postData on apex page controller through custom url without reordering sequence of parameters

I have implemented a code to get a post body data which has been sent through x-www-form-urlencoded header on custom URL. I have used ApexPages.currentPage().getParameters(); but it returns a ...
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How to resolve Missing closing quote character ' on string, error message

I got the code below working: Corrected the (curved) brackets, 'quote signs'. Now at least anonymous execution window is executing without interruption. Even the 400 message, has gone away. Only need ...
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API Header authorization for Bright Pattern

I have issue with posting an API header to Bright Pattern out of Developer Console using a workspace. below is the Code and when I send it I get an error: Execute Anonymous Error on line 6 column:...
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Post approval action on Knowledge articles

I have a business requirement as follows: When a knowledge article gets approved, the article title, subject and article link to be posted on chatter and will be available to specific group(s). I ...
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Execute Apex method avoiding required field validations - <Apex:Region> not working

Here I want to insert one record on clicking "Post" button, at the same time I don't want to execute code in "First" pageblocksection (avoid all required fields). <apex:pageBlockSection id="First"...
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Apex callout with a client certificate

I have written one Rest service which is returning a access token to resend it to endsystem to get the final response but we are getting "Request processing failed; nested exception is java.lang....
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Future class error - First error: Argument cannot be null

I have a requirement where I need to send JWT token as a part of my request body. I have created a JWT class and an Apex rest class to acheive the required scenario. Below are the classes Apex Rest ...
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WebService Post Rest API is Receiving as GET

I wrote a web service using @RestResource With both Get and Post methods. When I try to send a request via workbench - everything works great, but when I try to send a post request using other ...
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Unable to make /login POST call from application of marketing cloud

I'm working on building the application on the salesforce marketing cloud and facing the issue of making POST /login call to application. Scenario: We have created a cloud application in Installed ...
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How to get our Salesforce org ready for APIs?

I need some guidance to understand how a certain API will work and the process of making it so. We have a third party online e-learning app (called bksb) where learners do assessments and we manually ...
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Star Rating in Custom Lightning component

I was doing the trailhead lightning-restaurant-locator And the trailhead is showing how to use Get request so by looping through the response, name and views are in a list. Now I want to add star for ...
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PHP Toolkit to SF API, Why am I getting a 402 error with “Unable to determine from which page the request originated”?

I am attempting to build a set of tools in PHP designed to "smoke text" various data transmissions to and from our Salesforce org, using PHP Toolkit 20.0. Here is my PHP: require_once('soapclient/...
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Regarding Postman

For Normal Postman Input i gave as Body like this for group of Accounts in postman uri https://domain name/services/data/v36.0/composite/tree/account/ using post method { "records" :[{ "...
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Rest Services using Apex

I am Writing the Code Like else if (text == 'Invitees') { Invitees = new List < String > (); while (parser.nextToken() != JSONToken.END_ARRAY) { Invitees.add(new string(parser));...