What is my HTTP request?

Find out your HTTP request method, header & body

HTTP Request

What's my browser's HTTP request? Your browser's HTTP request can consist of two parts: the HTTP request header and the HTTP request body or content.

HTTP Request Method

Your HTTP request method (aka request type) is GET.

HTTP Request Header

What's my browser's HTTP request header? Your browser's HTTP request header is:

Host: websniffer.com
User-Agent: CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/)
Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8
Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.5
  

HTTP Request Body

What's my browser's HTTP request body? Your browser's HTTP request body is:

(not set or empty)
  

The request body is usually passed with the POST or PUT request methods.

Diving Deeper into HTTP Requests

HTTP requests are the cornerstone of web communication, enabling browsers to request data from web servers. Every time you visit a webpage, your browser sends an HTTP request to the server hosting the site. This request is comprised of two main components: the request header and the request body.

HTTP Request Headers include metadata about the request such as the type of request (GET, POST, HEAD, PUT, DELETE, TRACE, PATCH, etc.), the type of content that can be received, and any authentication information. These headers are essential for the server to understand what the client (browser) is requesting and how to properly respond.

HTTP Request Body is present in requests that submit data to the server, like POST or PUT requests. This part of the request carries the actual data being sent to the server, such as form data or file uploads.

Understanding the structure and content of HTTP requests is crucial for web developers, as it allows them to tailor the server's response to suit the needs of the client, ensuring efficient and effective communication between the browser and the server.

Further ‘MY’ Tools

What's my HTTP referrer? — Find our the HTTP referrer (aka referer).

What's my user agent? — Find our the user agent (aka useragent) string of your browser.

What's my IP address? — Find our you public IP address.

What's my host name? — Find our the hostname (aka host name, reverse DNS, rDNS) of my public IP address?

Return to the What's my… page to find out all your browser and location insights in one place.