Posts content to the specified URL. This function only works with HTTP on port 80 and HTTPS on port 443. Non-standard port assignments cause this function to fail.
The function honors any character set returned in the
content-type HTTP header. For example, you can use a UTF-8 encoded HTML file if you specify
Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8 in the header. If the header doesn’t specify encoding, the application assumes all returned data uses the character set WindowsCodePage 1252. To change this default setting, contact Salesforce support.
You can include as many name–value pairs as you need.
You can’t use this function to change the
content-length headers. The value of
host is always set to the domain of the URL that the request was sent to. The value of
content-length is always set to the length of the content in the request.
HttpPost() function has six parameters:
urlEndpoint(string): Required. The URL to post the specified content to.
contentTypeHeader(string): Required. The content-type header to use in the POST request.
contentToPost(string): Required. The content to post to the specified URL.
true, the function produces an exception if it encounters an error. If
false, the function continues after it encounters an error.
response(variable): A variable that is used to store the status of the POST request.
responseRowSet(variable): A variable that is used to store the response as a rowset.
headerName1(string): The name of an additional header to include in the request.
headerValue1(string): The value of an additional header to include in the request.
You can pass multiple name-value pairs for parameters by appending them to the end of the function (
To call the function, pass it the required parameters. This example posts a simple JSON object to a specified URL. The function call uses the application/json
content-type header, and stores the status of the request in a variable called
The function stores the HTTP status code and a rowset that contains the results of the request in the specified variables.