Reference document

Org
IETF
Pubnum
RFC 2616
Date
1999
Version
1.1
Title
HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP), version 1.1

Applicability

HTTP is a page-based search and retrieval protocol used by the World Wide Web (WWW) to transfer hypertext documents. HTTP uses links contained in HTML formatted documents to navigate between web resources. These links are based on Internet addresses known as Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) of the form HTTP // [ … ]. The first part of the URL indicates the protocol used to access the web server, i.e. HTTP, and the second part is the web domain name, e.g. www.lycos.com. HTTP 1.1 described in IETF RFC 2616 1999 is upward compatible with the older version HTTP 1.0 as described in IETF RFC 1945 1996.

Responsible Party

Name
FMN CPWG

Status

URI
https://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2616.txt

History

Flag Date RFC Version
added 1998-11-10 0.1
changed 2000-07-14 0.2
changed 2005-09-15 0.7
changed 2017-01-14 9-17 10.0
UUID
6aacaf28-3d91-41b6-b1cd-9272fa4a6e80

Relationships

This standard is used by the following service profiles: