State the core components of an HTTP Request?

Posted by Prem Tiwari | Updated on

Each HTTP request includes five key elements.

1. The Verb which indicates HTTP methods such as GET, PUT, POST, DELETE.
2. URI stands for Uniform Resource Identifier (URI). It is the identifier for the resource on the server.
3. HTTP Version which indicates HTTP version, for example-HTTP v1.1.
4. Request Header carries metadata (as key-value pairs) for the HTTP Request message. Metadata could be a client (or browser) type, the format that the client supports, message body format, and cache settings.
5. Request Body indicates the message content or resource representation.

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