The HTTP GET method requests a representation of the specified resource. Requests using GET should only retrieve data.

Request has body No
Successful response has body Yes
Safe Yes
Idempotent Yes
Cacheable Yes
Allowed in HTML forms Yes

Syntax

GET /index.html

Specifications

Specification Title
RFC 7231, section 4.3.1: GET Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Semantics and Content

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes

Legend

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See also

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