Demystifying HTTP Status Codes

By: Madhusudan Babar

What are HTTP Status Codes?

HTTP Status Codes are three-digit numbers indicating the outcome of a client's request to the server. They reveal whether a request was successful, redirected, client or server error, etc.

100 - Continue

The server has received the initial part of the request, and the client should proceed with the rest.

200 - OK

The request was successful. This is the standard response for successful HTTP requests.

201 - Created

The request has been fulfilled, resulting in the creation of a new resource.

300 - Multiple Choices

Indicates multiple options for the resource from which the client may choose.

301 - Redirect

Indicates the resource has been moved permanently to a new location.

400 - Bad Request

The server cannot or will not process the request due to something that is perceived to be a client error.

404 - Not Found

The requested resource is not found or does not exist.

500 - Internal Server Error

A generic error message returned when an unexpected condition was encountered on the server.

Understanding HTTP Status Codes

HTTP status codes are essential for troubleshooting and understanding the outcome of web requests. Familiarize yourself with these codes to enhance your web development skills.

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