Hypertext Transfer Protocol


(HTTP) The client-server TCP/IP protocol used on the 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.

Last updated: 1994-10-27

Nearby terms:

Hypertext Transfer ProtocolHyperText Transmission Protocol, Secure

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