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Custom HTTP Methods #166
Yes please implement the ability to specify custom HTTP methods. My application depends heavily on custom HTTP methods and it IS part of the HTTP 1.1 spec so no reason to not have it implemented.
For the time being I have to use restclient (Firefox addon) because it supports custom HTTP methods. You can select from a predefined list or type your own method and it will use it.
Please implement this so I can go back to using Postman for this project!
In Varnish documentation there's also BAN method, it's not available in Postman.
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How is it that there still is no SEARCH? I literally cannot use Postman because of this. SEARCH is the standard "GET with a body"* method that you really can't build a modern REST API without. It's not even a "custom" method, it's part of the standard...
(ps. * to all inclined, please don't use GET with bodies, it messes up caching bigtime.)
ADD: To all interested, Insomnia is a pretty nice alternative with custom HTTP method support.
I could really do with custom methods at the moment.
Here's BNF describing the request method from the HTTP 1.1 RFC2616 (5.1.1):
The key part being the
So can pretty much be anything, there is no constraint on the combination of characters that can form a valid request method excluding control characters and separators.
It seems like a lot of folks want it, from the 60 odd people that commented.
Personally, I'm working on a service that requires several methods that are not implemented in Postman's extensive list of other methods. Any idea when we might expect to see this come about?
This issue is pretty old, but it has only 8