What is HTTP

HTTP is a protocol used when web server is in communicating information like documents written by HTML with client.

HTTP method


The GET method requests resource specified URI.
If URI is file name, return contents of that file.
If URI is program name, return output of program.


The POST send data of set of name and value pairs from client.
Use when it send form data in HTML.


The HEAD method is same as GET method, but return only HTTP header and no document body.


The PUT method replace file on server specified URI.


The DELETE method delete file on server specified URI.


The OPTION method return the HTTP methods that the server supports.


The CONNECT method converts the request connection to a transparent TCP/IP tunnel.

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