Hypertext Transfer Protocol


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Hypertext Transfer Protocol

[′hī·pər‚tekst ′tranz·fər ‚prōd·ə‚kȯl]
(computer science)
The communication protocol for transmitting linked documents between computers; it is the basis for the World Wide Web and follows the TCP/IP protocol for the client-server model of computing. Abbreviated HTTP.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol

(protocol)
(HTTP) The client-server TCP/IP protocol used on the World-Wide Web for the exchange of HTML documents. It conventionally uses port 80.

Latest version: HTTP 1.1, defined in RFC 2068, as of May 1997.

See also Uniform Resource Locator.
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HTTP Hypertext transfer protocol, a set of rules for sending and receiving mixed-media files that decomposes the files into independently routed pieces.
The service makes elementized, machine-readable data available within one to two seconds of wire publication and deliverable in XML format via several methods including secure socket layer (SSL) and hypertext transfer protocol (http).
HTTPS, or Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure, is the more secure version of HTTP.
Like most web pages - and websites pasted into native app wrappers so they can be called "mobile apps" - this test page is being served up unencrypted using standard Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP|RFC 2616).
System-embedded security controls that can enhance the privacy and confidentiality of information processed across Internet architectures include data encryption, digital signatures, secure sockets layer (SSL), and cryptographic protocols such as hypertext transfer protocol over SSL (HTTPS).
Other features include native support for Hypertext Transfer Protocol and the inclusion of the browser-based NetWare Management Portal to provide administrators with secure access to their corporate networks.
For use as an electronic publishing vehicle, its native HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) (CERN, 1994a) is the most used protocol for communication with servers.
Additionally, it also allows Curl program deployment and includes tools such as a VLE extension editor, profiler, code coverage, class browser, inspector and Hypertext Transfer Protocol Overview (HTTP) monitor.
com)-- Electro Standards Laboratories announces the new Model 7470 single channel RJ45 CAT5e A/B switch with Secure SHell protocol (SSH) and Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) Graphical User Interface (GUI).
HTTPS, which stands for HTTP secure, is hypertext transfer protocol combined with SSL/TLS protocol to provide a secure web identification for a network web server.

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