HTTP Request is a message within a request/response sequence, according to HTTP specification. May also refer an HttpRequest class in software frameworks and libraries that automates relevant functionality
From W3C specification:
A request message from a client to a server includes, within the first line of that message, the method to be applied to the resource, the identifier of the resource, and the protocol version in use.
Request = Request-Line ; *(( general-header ; | request-header ; | entity-header ) CRLF) ; CRLF [ message-body ] ;
- HttpRequest class in PHP