You will need
- Computer with Internet access, browser and extensions.
Modern browsers include tools for web developers, allowing to obtain some information about send post requests. If you want to see the headlines just a couple of queries, their use will be easier and faster than other methods.
If you use Firefox, you can use its web console. It displays the request headers and content of the transmitted cookies. To start open the browser menu, click "Web development" and select "Web console". In the appeared panel activate the button "Network". Enter in the filter field the name of the method – post. Depending on your goals, click on the form, send your query or refresh the page. The console displays the request. Click on it to view more info.
Google Chrome has powerful debugging tools. To use them, click on the icon with the wrench icon, and then click "customize and control Google Chrome". Select "Tools" and run "developers Tools". In the toolbar, select the Network tab and submit the request. Locate the desired request in the list and click on it to learn the details.
The Opera browser has built in developer tools Opera Dragonfly. To run right click on the desired page and select the context menu item "Inspect element". Go to the Network tab of the developer tools and submit your query. Find it in the list and expand to examine the headers and server responses.
Internet Explorer 9 contains a set called "F12 developer Tools" that provides detailed information on completed requests. They are run by pressing F12 or using the menu "tools", containing the homonymous paragraph. To view a request, click on the tab "Network". Find the specified request in the summary and double click open details.
The browsers Chrome and Internet Explorer 9 have built-in tools that allow you to check the sent post request. For complete details use them or Firefox with Firebug installed. It is very convenient for frequent learning requests, for example, when debugging sites.
If you want to see the request sent by the browser and any other program, use the HTTP debugger Fiddler. It works as a proxy server and intercepts requests for any program, and provides very detailed information in their headers and content.