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JavaScript Build a Simple Dynamic Site with Node.js HTTP Methods and Headers Dealing with the POST Body

Are there other differences between GET and POST?

In this video Chalkers says the main difference between the two methods is that GET remains in the browser while POST stays hidden. Are there other differences?

1 Answer

The data sent with POST is stored in the request body, which is a way more secure while GET request include all requested data in the URL, which is not really secure.

JASON LEE
JASON LEE
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I thought POST method is used when the user is posting data to the server, like making a change i.e. "write" access. And the GET method is when the user is retrieving information only, i.e. "read-only" access. Is that not correct?