Axios HTTP POST Request in Node Js Tutorial

Inside this article we will see the concept of Axios HTTP POST Request in node js. Tutorial is very interesting to see and easy to learn.

In this HTTP POST Request we will send data to api server.

Axios is Promise based HTTP client for the browser and node.js.

If you are looking an article which makes you understand how to use POST Request in node js then this article is good place to go.

Node JS is an environment where we can deploy and execute javascript based applications. In this article we will see how to work with axios http post request in node js.

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Let’s get started.

Node Js Application Setup

Please make sure you have node and npm both installed. To check available versions use these commands.

To check node version

To check npm version

Create a folder with any name say node-post-axios. Open this folder into terminal or command prompt.

Next, we need package.json file. Run this given command into terminal

The given command will auto generate package.json file with default values.

Next we need to create a file say server.js into node application.

Install axios NPM Package

Open project into terminal and install axios via NPM.

We have used NPM package axios. You can learn about package details from .

This command will install axios in application and update package.json file.

Axios HTTP POST Request

For application testing of HTTP POST request, we have taken dummy API URL from here.

Open server.js file and write this following code into it.

Application Testing

Open project into terminal and type this command.

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Originally published at on September 15, 2021.

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