Differences between GET and POST

  • GET and POST are used to send information from client browser to the web server.
  • The way of sending information is different for both GET and POST.
  • In the case of GET, the information is send in name/value pair and URL encoded.
  • The POST method transfer the information via HTTP Headers.
  • The GET has a restriction in data size to be sent.
  • The GET has a limit of 512 characters.
  • In the case of secure, POST is more secure than GET.
  • POST is used for sending data securely and ASCII and binary types data.