Check out this tutorial to convert PDF to JSON using PDF.co Web API and Postman. Follow this step-by-step tutorial to extract PDF files in JSON format.
- Open PDF.co API v.1
- Select File Uploader
- Select PDF to JSON
- Send Request with cURL or with Postman
- Set Inline Key and Enter PDF Link
- Send and Check the Status
- See Result
- Copy and Paste Code to Editor
- Video Tutorial: Convert PDF to JSON using Postman
IMPORTANT: You need to set up Postman first, use this link to set up PDF.co for Postman.
Step 1: Open PDF.co API v.1
Go to Collections Tab and click on PDF.co API v.1 folder
Step 2: Select File Uploader
Look for and click on the File Uploader folder
Step 3: Select PDF to JSON
Click on PDF to JSON folder and click GET /pdf/convert/tojson
Step 4: Send Request with cURL or with Postman
Option 1: You can send your request with cURL
curl --location --request POST 'https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/convert/to/json' \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--header 'x-api-key: INSERT_YOUR_API_KEY_HERE' \
Option 2: Or you can send it with Postman by going to the Body tab and select Form-Data
Step 5: Set Inline Key and Enter PDF Link
Set the inline key to true and enter your pdf file link on the URL key’s value. To upload your PDF file in the temporary storage click here
Step 6: Send and Check the Status
6a. Click on the Send button
6b. Scroll down and make sure that the Status is 200 OK.
Step 7: See Result
Scroll down to see the generated JSON code result
Step 8: Copy and Paste Code to Editor
Click on the copy to clipboard icon on the left to copy the code and paste it to your favorite editor
Note: If you set the inline key to false, it will allow you to download the output instead.
NOTE: The JSON file is temporarily stored in the cloud and will expire in an hour. Be sure to download/move it to permanent storage.
Now, you’ve learned how to quickly convert PDF to JSON format using PDF.co Web API and Postman.