I'm trying to use the RESTful service for creating a node with Javascript using the script below, but I only receive a 400 (Bad Request) error. I have enabled all the formats and set permissions for authenticated users.

The reports shows the following error:

Symfony\Component\HttpKernel\Exception\MethodNotAllowedHttpException: No route found for "GET /entity/node": Method Not Allowed (Allow: POST) in Symfony\Component\HttpKernel\EventListener\RouterListener->onKernelRequest() (line 163 of /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/comedinewithme/vendor/symfony/http-kernel/EventListener/RouterListener.php).

Do I need to set an authorization in the header? Isn't this what the csrf token is for though? And how should this be formatted? I'm completely lost!

function getCsrfToken(callback) {
    .done(function (data) {
      var csrfToken = data;

function postNode(csrfToken, node) {
    url: 'http://example.com/entity/node?_format=hal_json',
    method: 'POST',
    headers: {
      'Content-Type': 'application/hal+json',
      'X-CSRF-Token': csrfToken
    data: JSON.stringify(node),
    success: function (node) {

var newNode = {
  _links: {
    type: {
      href: 'http://example.com/rest/type/node/article'
  type: {
    target_id: 'article'
  title: {
    value: 'Example node title'

getCsrfToken(function (csrfToken) {
  postNode(csrfToken, newNode);

1 Answer 1


Figured it out: for the _links href I was using a relative URL instead of absolute.

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