HTTP Requests


The request sent by the pc to an internet server, contains all kinds of potentially interesting information; it is referred to as HTTP requests.

The HTTP client sends the request to the server within the sort of request message which incorporates following information:

  • The Request-line
  • The study of source IP address, proxy and port
  • The study of destination IP address, protocol, port and host
  • The Requested URI (Uniform Resource Identifier)
  • The Request method and Content
  • The User-Agent header
  • The Connection control header
  • The Cache control header

The HTTP request method indicates the tactic to be performed on the resource identified by the Requested URI (Uniform Resource Identifier). This method is case-sensitive and will be utilized in uppercase.

The HTTP request methods are:

HTTP Request



Asks to urge the resource at the requested URL.


Asks the server to simply accept the body info attached. It is like a GET request with some information sent with the request.


Asks for the header a part only of whatever a GET would return. Just like GET but with nobody.


Asks for the loophole of the request message, for testing and troubleshooting.


Says to place the enclosed info (the body) at the requested URL.


Says to delete the resource or asset at the requested URL.


Asks for a full list of the HTTP methods to which the thing at the request URL can respond