# Requests and responses

# Request

The context object (ctx) contains all the requests related information. They are accessible through ctx.request, from controllers and policies.

Strapi passes the body on ctx.request.body and files through ctx.request.files

For more information, please refer to the Koa request documentation (opens new window).

# Responses

The context object (ctx) contains a list of values and functions useful to manage server responses. They are accessible through ctx.response, from controllers and policies.

For more information, please refer to the Koa response documentation (opens new window).