How do I fix 204 No Content response?

Instead of a 204 (No Content) response, tell the client what it can do now.

  1. Responding to POST requests. An HTTP POST request often represents some sort of Command – that is: an intent to produce side effects.
  2. Responding to PUT requests.
  3. Responding to DELETE requests.
  4. Responding to GET requests.
  5. Summary.

When should I return status code 204?

The 204 (No Content) status code indicates that the server has successfully fulfilled the request and that there is no additional content to send in the response payload body. While 200 OK being a valid and the most common answer, returning a 204 No Content could make sense as there is absolutely nothing to return.

What does the response code 202 and 204 mean?

200 OK. 201 Created. 202 Accepted. 203 Non-Authoritative Information. 204 No Content.

Can a 204 response have a body?

The 204 response MUST NOT include a message-body, and thus is always terminated by the first empty line after the header fields.

Should delete return 200 or 204?

A successful response SHOULD be 200 (OK) if the response includes an entity describing the status, 202 (Accepted) if the action has not yet been enacted, or 204 (No Content) if the action has been enacted but the response does not include an entity.

Can 204 response have body?

Should Put return 200 or 204?

200 OK – This is the most appropriate code for most use-cases. 204 No Content – A proper code for updates that don’t return data to the client, for example when just saving a currently edited document. 202 Accepted – If the update is done asynchronous, this code can be used.

Should delete return 204?

For a DELETE request: HTTP 200 or HTTP 204 should imply “resource deleted successfully”. HTTP 202 can also be returned by either operation and would imply that the instruction was accepted by the server, but not fully applied yet.

What should I return on HTTP delete?

DELETE API Response Codes. A successful response of DELETE requests SHOULD be an HTTP response code 200 (OK) if the response includes an entity describing the status. The status should be 202 (Accepted) if the action has been queued.

Can HTTP delete have a body?

Yes it is allowed to include a body on DELETE requests, but it’s semantically meaningless.

Can HTTP delete have body?

DELETE can have a body`. RFC 7231 section 4.3. 5 finalizes the language from version 26 with A payload within a DELETE request message has no defined semantics . So the body is allowed.