Web Services

SOAP IN Web services

SOAP Tutorial

Elements Of SOAP
Previous Home Next

Simple object Access ProtocolA major design goal for SOAP is simplicity and extensibility.SOAP was designed to be a simple message passing protocol. SOAP elements are envelope, header and body. Explaination of SOAP elements is as follows:

  • Envelope: Envelope is the root element of Simple Object Access Protocol.
  • Header: The header can contain custom tags. These tags read and acted when soap messages functions.
  • Body: The body element provides a mechanism for exchanging information. The body element contain an XML document or structured data.
  • Fault: Fault is an optional element that provides information about errors that occurred while processing the message.


Soap Message Structure
<?xml version="1.0"?>

Previous Home Next