View HTTP Request and Response Headers

Here you can view HTTP headers that the specified HTTP server responds when a client requests the specified URL. To get HTTP headers for a URL, specify that URL in the corresponding field below, select HTTP Version, Request Type and User Agent, then click the “Submit” button.

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HTTP Version: Request Type: User Agent:
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View HTTP Request and Response Headers FAQ:

  • What is “http headers”?
  • When do I need to view HTTP request and response headers?
  • Which Web Servers are supported by this service?
  • Which Protocols are supported by this service?

What is “http headers”?
HTTP headers are the core part of HTTP requests and responses, they carry information about the client browser, the requested page, the server and more.

When do I need to view HTTP request and response headers?
This information is useful for webmasters and other specialists when they want to check what information the server sends in HTTP headers. Sometimes, users of our software product, Fast Link Checker, need to make sure that their Web Server properly replies to HEAD requests. Fast Link Checker uses HEAD requests to check such resource as images and other binary files without downloading their content. It causes unnecessary delays when the server is not configured for HEAD requests.

Which Web Servers are supported by this service?
As all Web Servers work over HTTP protocol, all of them are supported, including but not limited to Apache, NGINX, Microsoft IIS.

Which Protocols are supported by this service?
This service supports HTTP and Secure HTTP (HTTPS) Protocols.

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