Axios Create Headers

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Nearly everything that is visible in a user’s browser is transmitted over HTTP, so these network requests play an important role in internet communication.

A key component of an HTTP request is the header. HTTP request headers are used to provide additional information about the request.

For example, details about the requested information, the sender, and how the sender wishes to connect with the recipient.

Axios is a flexible and robust solution for making HTTP requests and for intercepting HTTP responses from both Node.js applications and the browser.

But, Axios also does much more.

Aside from the standard CRUD functionality you’d expect from an HTTP client, Axios offers a slew of other useful inbuilt features, such as configuration defaults, error handling, request canceling, and automatically serializing JavaScript objects to JSON.

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It may also be installed with npm, Yarn, or Bower. Here’s the script or command for each method:. Let’s explore the different ways we can use Axios to set request headers for API calls:.

Axios methods such as post() and get() enable us to attach headers to requests by supplying a headers’ object as the second parameter for a GET request and the third argument for a POST request.

Let’s take a look at how this works for both individual and multiple requests:. The POST and GET requests are used to create or retrieve a resource, respectively.

Here are some examples for one-time or individual requests.
First, we declare the config object, containing the headers object, which will be supplied as an argument when making requests.

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