HTTP versions

HTTP Versions


The latest version of HTTP, built on top of QUIC, aims to improve speed, reliability, and security.

An optimized version of HTTP, introduces binary format, multiplexing, server push and header compression.

The most widely used version of the HTTP protocol, includes persistent connections, improved bandwidth usage, and a host header field.

The earliest version of HTTP protocol, only able to handle simple requests.

The first standardized version of HTTP protocol, introduced methods for transmitting metadata and improved caching.