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HTTP request

The HTTP protocol works according to the simple, stateless request-response procedure for calling up web pages. A web client sends an HTTP request to a web server, which responds with an HTTPresponse

.

Request-Response Method of HTTP

Request-Response Method of HTTP

HTTPcommunication is initiated by the HTTP client, which is the browser

, makingan HTTP request to a web server. The request can contain a GET, PUT or POST. That is, an instruction on how to handle a resource, or it may contain the nouns HEAD and OPTIONS

. The web server processes the request and sends the response, which is the HTTP response, to the web client with the requested documents. For example, such a response can consist of the URL of a website, after which the connection is terminated.

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Updated at: 16.02.2021
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