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The HTTP 205 Reset Content response status tells the client to reset the document view, so for example to clear the content of a form, reset a canvas state, or to refresh the UI.


205 Reset Content


Specification Title
RFC 7231, section 6.3.6: 205 Reset Content Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Semantics and Content

Compatibility Notes

  • Browser behavior differs if this response erroneously includes a body on persistent connections See 204 No Content for more detail.

See also

  • 204 No Content

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