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Set content-type and accept headers.

These are convenient wrappers aroud add_headers.

Usage
content_type(type)

content_type_json()

content_type_xml()

accept(type)

accept_json()

accept_xml()

Arguments
type
A mime type or a file extension. If a file extension (i.e. starts with .) will guess the mime type using guess_type.
Details

accept_json/accept_xml and content_type_json/content_type_xml are useful shortcuts to ask for json or xml responses or tell the server you are sending json/xml.

Aliases
  • accept
  • accept_json
  • accept_xml
  • content_type
  • content_type_json
  • content_type_xml
Examples
GET("http://httpbin.org/headers")

GET("http://httpbin.org/headers", accept_json())
GET("http://httpbin.org/headers", accept("text/csv"))
GET("http://httpbin.org/headers", accept(".doc"))

GET("http://httpbin.org/headers", content_type_xml())
GET("http://httpbin.org/headers", content_type("text/csv"))
GET("http://httpbin.org/headers", content_type(".xml"))
Documentation reproduced from package httr, version 0.6.1, License: MIT + file LICENSE

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