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HTTP Verbs

The REST API supports the following HTTP verbs for applying actions to resources:

VerbDescription
HEADRetrieves only the HTTP header of a resource. Applicable to all resources.
GETRetrieves the current state of a resource, including the content.
POSTCreates a new resource in a collection, or invoke an RPC-style call on a resource.
PUTUpdates the state of a resource.
DELETEDeletes a resource.
PATCHMakes partial changes to an existing resource. It provides an entity containing a list of changes to be applied to the resource requested using the HTTP URI. The list of changes are supplied in the form of a PATCH document.
LOCKLocks a resource
UNLOCKUnlocks a resource

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