Golang : Post data with url.Values{}

Just a short example on how to use url.Values{}. This code fragment is taken from previous tutorial on how to store cookies into cookie Jar.

Here you go :

 urlData := url.Values{}
 urlData.Set("search_query", "macross")

 req, _ := http.NewRequest("POST", "https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=", strings.NewReader(urlData.Encode()))

 req.Header.Add("Content-Type", "application/x-www-form-urlencoded")
 resp, err := client.Do(req)
 if err != nil {

 body, _ := ioutil.ReadAll(resp.Body)

 // display content to screen ... save this to a HTML file and view the file with browser ;-)

Happy coding!

  See also : Golang : Storing cookies in http.CookieJar example

By Adam Ng

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