I'm using the Chrome app Advanced REST client, Version 3.1.1.

When I issue a GET request, Advanced Rest Client sets the request header with Accept: */*.

How can I issue a GET request with a request header including Accept: application/json?

This option seems to be provided for POST requests, but not for GET requests.

  • This site is not about programming web apps. Please read the FAQ. – ale Mar 19 '13 at 23:35
  • Hm, "If your question generally covers [...] browsers and their features relating to the use of a web application (Greasemonkey scripts for a web application, etc.) [...] then you’re in the right place to ask your question!" ... I'm using (not programming) in my question, no? – Abdull Mar 20 '13 at 0:13
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    You aren't asking a question about a Web Application, but about a Chrome extension. Unless you're asking about how this works with a specific Web App...? – Andrew Lott Mar 25 '13 at 16:40
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    Does adding Content-Type: application/json; charset=utf-8 change the result? – harrymc Mar 26 '13 at 20:39
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    It is good that the problem is solved, but the solution is yours to write. – harrymc Mar 27 '13 at 8:03

Add Accept: application/json in the Raw / Form / Headers field.

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