What is HTTP (HyperText Transmission Protocol)? Definition
What does HTTP stands for? The acronym HTTP stands for HyperText Transmission Protocol.
What is HTTP? Definition: HTTP is a protocol for transferring files or hypertext documents across the network. HTTP provides a standard for Web browsers and servers to communicate. This enables transfer text files, graphics, video, audio and other multimedia resources.
HTTP is a mechanism for exchanging information. It is based on a client/server architecture.
There are three main HTTP types of message; these are GET, POST, and HEAD. All data sent over HTTPS is encrypted before it is sent, this prevents anyone from understanding that information sent.
To access any web page enter http:// in front of the web address, which tells the browser to communicate over HTTP. For example, the full URL for CAVSI is https://www.cavsi.com.