PostalWSSimple


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SendLetter

The SendLetter() method is the simplest way to send a letter through the PostalMethods service.

Test

The test form is only available for methods with primitive types as parameters.

SOAP 1.1

The following is a sample SOAP 1.1 request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /PostalWS.asmx HTTP/1.1
Host: api.postalmethods.com
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length
SOAPAction: "PostalMethods/SendLetter"

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <soap:Body>
    <SendLetter xmlns="PostalMethods">
      <Username>string</Username>
      <Password>string</Password>
      <MyDescription>string</MyDescription>
      <FileExtension>string</FileExtension>
      <FileBinaryData>base64Binary</FileBinaryData>
    </SendLetter>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <soap:Body>
    <SendLetterResponse xmlns="PostalMethods">
      <SendLetterResult>int</SendLetterResult>
    </SendLetterResponse>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>

SOAP 1.2

The following is a sample SOAP 1.2 request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /PostalWS.asmx HTTP/1.1
Host: api.postalmethods.com
Content-Type: application/soap+xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap12:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap12="http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope">
  <soap12:Body>
    <SendLetter xmlns="PostalMethods">
      <Username>string</Username>
      <Password>string</Password>
      <MyDescription>string</MyDescription>
      <FileExtension>string</FileExtension>
      <FileBinaryData>base64Binary</FileBinaryData>
    </SendLetter>
  </soap12:Body>
</soap12:Envelope>
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/soap+xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap12:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap12="http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope">
  <soap12:Body>
    <SendLetterResponse xmlns="PostalMethods">
      <SendLetterResult>int</SendLetterResult>
    </SendLetterResponse>
  </soap12:Body>
</soap12:Envelope>

HTTP GET

The following is a sample HTTP GET request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

GET /PostalWS.asmx/SendLetter?Username=string&Password=string&MyDescription=string&FileExtension=string&FileBinaryData=string&FileBinaryData=string HTTP/1.1
Host: api.postalmethods.com
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<int xmlns="PostalMethods">int</int>

HTTP POST

The following is a sample HTTP POST request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /PostalWS.asmx/SendLetter HTTP/1.1
Host: api.postalmethods.com
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length: length

Username=string&Password=string&MyDescription=string&FileExtension=string&FileBinaryData=string&FileBinaryData=string
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<int xmlns="PostalMethods">int</int>