Definitions for "HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol"
A set of rules for exchanging files such as text, graphics, sound, etc. on the World Wide Web.
The language used to request and transfer Web pages across the Internet. Every Web page address starts with the header http// or https//. The only difference between the two is that the "s" stands for a secure connection.
The underlying protocol used by the World Wide Web. For example, when you enter a URL in your browser this actually sends an HTTP command to the Web server directing it to fetch and transmit the requested Web page.