Some of you have been asking for this for a while now, and it’s been on our todo list for quite a while, too. We have always supported the basic methods GET and POST, and we are happy to announce full support for 3 additional HTTP methods: PUT, PATCH, and DELETE.
While GET and POST are the essential methods most web sites need, PUT and DELETE are essential components of most RESTful web APIs. PATCH, while less common, is a handy method for applying partial modifications to a resource.
We want developers building web APIs to be able to test, benchmark, profile, and improve performance and reliability of their APIs, and not just the GET and POST parts. That’s why, effective today, when you create a test you can choose from GET, POST, PUT, PATCH, or DELETE:
WikiPedia has some good information about HTTP request methods if you want to learn more.