Uploading Files

Key Concepts

Instead of posting JSON or similar text-based data, you can use the File Uploads to send more complex data in your API requests.

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Multi-part form data

You can choose to upload a file, or to create multi-part from data that encapsulated multiple files

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Handling File Uploads

You can upload files from the Files link in the Advanced section on the left of each APImetrics page.

Click on the +Upload File button. This will open a file picker in your browser to upload.

If you wish to send Multi-part data, you can build up the data using the form-builder. Upload each file and give the each field a name. This will save the full multi-part message as one file.

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Using the File in an API call

When editing the API call, expand the "Body..." section.
Then select the File / Binary content type, this will expose the file picker:

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Then select the file you wish to use.
Remember to Click "Save" to store your changes.

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POST and PUT only

Note that you must use an HTTP method of POST or PUT to upload content with the request