Python Language Python Requests Post File Upload

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Example

With the Requests module,its is only necessary to provide a file handle as opposed to the contents retrieved with .read():

from requests import post

files = {'file' : open('data.txt', 'rb')}

foo = post('http://http.org/post', files=files)

Filename, content_type and headers can also be set:

files = {'file': ('report.xls', open('report.xls', 'rb'), 'application/vnd.ms-excel', {'Expires': '0'})}

foo = requests.post('http://httpbin.org/post', files=files)

Strings can also be sent as a file, as long they are supplied as the files parameter.

Multiple Files

Multiple files can be supplied in much the same way as one file:

multiple_files = [
    ('images', ('foo.png', open('foo.png', 'rb'), 'image/png')),
    ('images', ('bar.png', open('bar.png', 'rb'), 'image/png'))]

foo = post('http://httpbin.org/post', files=multiple_files)


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