In shortcut actions for Safari, what is the difference between "Open URLs" and "Get Contents of Web Page"?

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  • libcurl

    A command line tool and library for transferring data with URL syntax, supporting DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, GOPHER, GOPHERS, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, MQTT, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTMPS, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMB, SMBS, SMTP, SMTPS, TELNET and TFTP. libcurl offers a myriad of powerful features

    My use case is actually calling a webhook on a public endpoint off of a NFC activation ... so while Safari is ok it renders the web page which I don't need. I'd actually like to have the http: request sent by the phone ... but not locally render any web page at all. Do any of the Safari actions in Shortcuts do that, or does anyone know if there is an equivalent of curl for iOS?

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