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Why can't I send large messages through


When you get the following error:
    Request-URI Too Large

    The requested URL's length exceeds the capacity limit for this server.
    Apache/2.0.52 (CentOS) Server at Port 80
This is because you are using the GET method with your form. If you don't have method="POST" in the form tag of your form, you will need to add this manually. So, the form tag should appear like this, <form action="" method="POST"=

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