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What does the -i (include) flag mean in a curl command?

If you’ve ever used the curl command in your terminal before, then you’ve probably seen it coupled with a flag or two.

But before we go on, if you’re unfamiliar with curl, then let’s read an explanation from its man page:

curl is a tool for transferring data from or to a server. It supports these protocols: DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, GOPHER…

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Tremaine Eto

Tremaine Eto

Senior Software Engineer @ Iterable | Previously worked at DIRECTV, AT&T, and Tinder | UCLA Computer Science alumni | Follow me for software engineering tips!