post data using asp.net Web API


Hi every one I am new to asp.net web API.I want to save user data in database and I am passing data using postman.

In my API controller I wrote

public HttpResponseMessage PostCustomer([FromBody] NewUser userData) { userData = repository.Add(userData); var response = Request.CreateResponse<NewUser>(HttpStatusCode.Created, userData); string uri = Url.Link("DefaultApi", new { customerID = userData.ID }); response.Headers.Location = new Uri(uri); return response; }

NewUser is the class as followes

public class NewUser { [Key] public long ID { get; set; } public string UserName { get; set; } public string Password { get; set; } public bool Status { get; set; } public DateTime? CreatedDate { get; set; } public DateTime? ModifiedDate { get; set; } }

In postman I form-data I passed key and value it return's me message as follows


{"Message":"The request entity's media type 'multipart/form-data' is not supported for this resource.","ExceptionMessage":"No MediaTypeFormatter is available to read an object of type 'NewUser' from content with media type 'multipart/form-data'.","ExceptionType":"System.Net.Http.UnsupportedMediaTypeException","StackTrace":" at System.Net.Http.HttpContentExtensions.ReadAsAsync[T](HttpContent content, Type type, IEnumerable1 formatters, IFormatterLogger formatterLogger, CancellationToken cancellationToken)\r\n at System.Net.Http.HttpContentExtensions.ReadAsAsync(HttpContent content, Type type, IEnumerable1 formatters, IFormatterLogger formatterLogger, CancellationToken cancellationToken)\r\n at System.Web.Http.ModelBinding.FormatterParameterBinding.ReadContentAsync(HttpRequestMessage request, Type type, IEnumerable`1 formatters, IFormatterLogger formatterLogger, CancellationToken cancellationToken)"}


Please help me to save data from postman form-data.


Try to follow the screen shot from POSTMAN, this might help you.

Body needs to set to JSON.

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if content type is set to application/json then your body should be structured in json format


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