Posting Data to a URL using WebClient in C#

Published on February 6, 2016 by abundantcode

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Last modified February 6, 2016

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Below is a sample code snippet demonstrating the usage of the WebClient to post data to the server in C#.

How to Post data to a URL using WebClient in C# ?

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Net;

namespace ACCode
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main(string[] args)
        {
            string Uri = "http://www.abundantcode.com/post.php";
            string params1 = "author=GoogleMVP";

            using (WebClient webClientInstance = new WebClient())
            {
                webClientInstance.Headers[HttpRequestHeader.ContentType] = "application/x-www-form-urlencoded";
                string result = webClientInstance.UploadString(Uri, params1);
                Console.WriteLine(result);
            }
            Console.ReadLine();
        }
        
    }
  
}
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