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What is the HTTP protocol?

The HTTP connection protocol

HTTP is the standard protocol used to transfer digital media over the Internet and load web pages using hyperlinks. This includes written text, images, videos, and everything else. The web is made up of billions of interconnected hypertext documents.

HTTP is an application layer protocol designed to transfer information between networked devices. It also works on other layers of the network protocol stack. A typical HTTP stream involves a client machine making a request to a server, which then sends a response message.

HTTP queries is the way web browsers request the information they need to load a website.

Each HTTP request made on the Internet is associated with a series of coded data containing different types of information.

Updated on: 28/03/2023

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