Request.method

The method read-only property of the Request interface contains the request's method (GET, POST, etc.)

Syntax

var myMethod = request.method;

Value

A ByteString indicating the method of the request.

Example

In the following snippet, we create a new request using the Request.Request() constructor (for an image file in the same directory as the script), then save the method of the request in a variable:

var myRequest = new Request('flowers.jpg');
var myMethod = myRequest.method; // GET

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Fetch
The definition of 'method' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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See also