Request: method property

Baseline Widely available

This feature is well established and works across many devices and browser versions. It’s been available across browsers since March 2017.

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


A String indicating the method of the request.


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

const myRequest = new Request("flowers.jpg");
const myMethod = myRequest.method; // GET


Fetch Standard
# ref-for-dom-request-method②

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