How to use REST Client Firefox plugin to test your REST Service


  • To install rest client firefox plugin, Go to and click on “Add to firefox”, install it then restart firefox.
  • Click on the rest client icon on right corner of your firefox browser.


  • Now we will test open source rest service through get method like – google’s translator service  GET
  • Copy and paste into your URL field
  • At the top of the page, click Authentication, then click Basic Authentication. (It is required if authentication is used on that rest service)



Then choose the method (GET, POST, PUT etc.)


Put the input parameters either with URL or put it in the Body field. Then click send and check the response in the below response section –



Now you are done with your REST client firefox plugin testing.


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