Do you return a Resource URL?
  v2.0 Posted at 23/10/2020 1:48 PM by Matt Goldman

When the Web API creates a resource, it should include the URI of the new resource in the Location header of the response.​

public Product PostProduct(Product item)
item = repository.Add(item);
return item;
} ​

Figure: Bad Example – The response does not contain a reference to the location of the new resource

public HttpResponseMessage PostProduct(Product item)
item = repository.Add(item);
var response = Request.CreateResponse(HttpStatusCode.Created, item);

string uri = Url.Link("DefaultApi", new { id = item.Id });
response.Headers.Location = new Uri(uri);
return response;

Figure: Good Example – The response message contains a link in the header to the created resource (and the “Created” status code is returned )​

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