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Size limit for GET & POST

 
Mahesh Vakare
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Hi,
Can anybody tell me what is the maximum limit of data can be sent thru GET & POST?

Thanks in adv.
 
Bear Bibeault
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There really isn't any set limits. With a GET, you are confined to the number of characters that are allowed in a URL, being that the data is carried in the query string. But that allowed length varies with browser and platform.

For a POST, you can send just about any amount of data in the request body that you like, but with extremely large data blocks you end up pushing practical limits such as memory and bandwidth.
 
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is this means we can send large data like files of many MB in size, with POST?
 
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Theoretically, yes. But as I pointed, out you can run into practical limits.
 
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