The calls to Tencent Cloud APIs are achieved by sending requests to the server IP addresses of these APIs and adding relevant request parameters in the requests as described in API descriptions. A request for calling Tencent Cloud API is made up of the following elements:
The service connection address of Tencent Cloud APIs depends on the modules. For details, refer to descriptions of APIs.
Most of Tencent Cloud APIs make communication over HTTPS to provide high-security channels.
Tencent Cloud APIs support both POST and GET requests.
Two types of parameters are needed for each request for Tencent Cloud APIs - common request parameters and API request parameters. Common request parameters are the parameters common to all APIs (For more information, refer to Common Request Parameters section), while API request parameters are parameters specific to each API (For more information, refer to "Request Parameters" description of each API.)
All requests for Tencent Cloud APIs and returned results use UTF-8 character set for encoding.