The process of calling Tencent Cloud APIs is achieved by sending requests to the server IP addresses of these APIs and adding relevant request parameters in the requests as described in the 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 more information, please see the descriptions of each API.
Most Tencent Cloud APIs communicate over HTTPS to provide high-security channels.
Tencent Cloud APIs support both POST and GET requests.
Two types of parameters are required for each Tencent Cloud API request - common request parameters and API request parameters. Common request parameters are the parameters common to all APIs (For more information, please see [Common Request Parameters](/doc/api/255/Common Request Parameters) section), while API request parameters are parameters specific to each API (For more information, please see "Request Parameters" description of each API.)
All requests for Tencent Cloud APIs and their returned results are encoded using UTF-8 character set.