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XML extractor for actix-web

This crate provides struct Xml that can be used to extract typed information from request’s body.

Under the hood, quick-xml is used to parse payloads.


use actix_web::{web, App};
use actix_xml::Xml;
use serde::Deserialize;

struct Info {
    username: String,

/// deserialize `Info` from request's body
async fn index(info: Xml<Info>) -> String {
    format!("Welcome {}!", info.username)

fn main() {
    let app = App::new().service(


  • encoding: support non utf-8 payload
  • compress-brotli(default): enable actix-web compress-brotli support
  • compress-gzip(default): enable actix-web compress-gzip support
  • compress-zstd(default): enable actix-web compress-zstd support

If you’ve removed one of the compress-* feature flag for actix-web, make sure to remove it by setting default-features=false, or it will be re-enabled for actix-web.


Xml extractor

Request’s payload xml parser, it resolves to a deserialized T value. This future could be used with ServiceRequest and ServiceFromRequest.

XML extractor configuration


A set of errors that can occur during parsing xml payloads