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Delphi Cookbook - Second Edition by Daniele Teti

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Sending a POST HTTP request encoding parameters

HTTP protocol supports some types of verbs. A verb is a way to ask a remote server something. Some of these verbs are GET, POST, PUT, DELETE, HEAD, PATCH, TRACE, and OPTIONS. For a detailed description of HTTP protocol, you can read the related RFCs at the following URLs:

When you write a URL in the browser address bar and hit Return, you are issuing a GET request to the remote HTTP server. However, when you have to send form data to the server, usually the HTML form uses the POST method. POST is designed to allow a ...

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