What is the maximum limit on Query String/ GET/ POST / URL parameters /length-

Maximum uniform resource locator (URL) length is 2,083 characters. This limit applies to both POST request and GET request URLs.


Note – Maximum URL also varies based on browsers.

On Windows:

·         Opera supports ~4050 characters,

·         IE 4.0+ supports exactly 2083 characters,

·         Netscape 3 -> 4.78 support up to 8192 characters before causing errors on shut-down, Netscape 6 supports ~2000 before causing errors on start-up. 

GET method -you are limited to a maximum of 2,048 characters, minus the number of characters in the actual path.

POST method - Is not limited by the size of the URL for submitting name/value pairs. These pairs are transferred in the header and not in the URL.