What are Collections in Postman? And what can they contain?

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Tags: Postman Tools

Answer

Collections are lists of predefined HTTP requests.

When you create a HTTP request, it always belongs to some collection.

Once you start having many HTTP requests in your collection, it becomes chaotic. So to allow for further categorization of your requests, you can create folders and put your requests to a folder structure.

So a collection can contain

  • HTTP requests and
  • folders.
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