Q2. Can I hit the Rest Post Request through a browser address bar if it's not expecting any payload / body ? Rest Ans. No, even if there is no payload, you can't hit the POST request by typing it into browser address bar. You will need a client that can make a POST Request. Help us improve. Please let us know the company, where you were asked this question : Like Discuss Correct / Improve  Post Request   Rest  Calling Rest service through browser   rare Related Questions What are RESTful Web Services ? Difference between GET and POST Requests ? How can we restrict CloudFront access to a particular Geography ? What are the restrictions for the entity classes ? In which cases using SOAP is preferred over REST ? What could be the reasons for restricting inheritance using final class ? What restrictions are placed on method overriding? If you have access to a function that returns a random integer from one to five, write another function which returns a random integer from one to seven. Which markup languages can be used in restful web services ? Why Web services use HTTP as the communication protocol ?