API supports 5 HTTP methods for interacting with resources:
GET– request used to retrieve data. Never used to delete, update or insert data.
POST– request used to insert data. Posted data type – JSON.
PATCH– request used to update data. Only passed data will be updated. You don’t need to provide all data set.
PUT– create or update (replace) a resource. Useful for syncing data.
DELETE– remove data.
PATCH and PUT difference
PATCH requests used to make partial update on a resource.
PUT requests are used to modify/replace all resource entity.
PATCH method is the correct choice for partially updating an existing resource and
PUT should only be used if you’re replacing a resource entirely.
HTTP Method tunneling
Note: HTTP Method tunneling can be used by making
POST operation and providing needed method in an
So if you can't use
DELETE methods - you can use
X-HTTP-Method-Override header to set