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  • resp_headers() retrieves a list of all headers.

  • resp_header() retrieves a single header.

  • resp_header_exists() checks if a header is present.

Usage

resp_headers(resp, filter = NULL)

resp_header(resp, header)

resp_header_exists(resp, header)

Arguments

resp

An HTTP response object, as created by req_perform().

filter

A regular expression used to filter the header names. NULL, the default, returns all headers.

header

Header name (case insensitive)

Value

  • resp_headers() returns a list.

  • resp_header() returns a string if the header exists and NULL otherwise.

  • resp_header_exists() returns TRUE or FALSE.

Examples

resp <- request("https://httr2.r-lib.org") %>% req_perform()
resp %>% resp_headers()
#> <httr2_headers>
#> server: GitHub.com
#> content-type: text/html; charset=utf-8
#> last-modified: Thu, 12 Jan 2023 16:24:10 GMT
#> access-control-allow-origin: *
#> etag: W/"63c0342a-4cee"
#> expires: Fri, 13 Jan 2023 13:43:46 GMT
#> cache-control: max-age=600
#> content-encoding: gzip
#> x-proxy-cache: MISS
#> x-github-request-id: 0801:12D8:1260968:1837ADB:63C15DBA
#> accept-ranges: bytes
#> date: Fri, 13 Jan 2023 13:34:13 GMT
#> via: 1.1 varnish
#> age: 26
#> x-served-by: cache-dfw-kdfw8210075-DFW
#> x-cache: HIT
#> x-cache-hits: 4
#> x-timer: S1673616854.641532,VS0,VE0
#> vary: Accept-Encoding
#> x-fastly-request-id: 3e8d94d48f51472702b0699f03e53dadf3354cdb
#> content-length: 5309
resp %>% resp_headers("x-")
#> <httr2_headers>
#> x-proxy-cache: MISS
#> x-github-request-id: 0801:12D8:1260968:1837ADB:63C15DBA
#> x-served-by: cache-dfw-kdfw8210075-DFW
#> x-cache: HIT
#> x-cache-hits: 4
#> x-timer: S1673616854.641532,VS0,VE0
#> x-fastly-request-id: 3e8d94d48f51472702b0699f03e53dadf3354cdb

resp %>% resp_header_exists("server")
#> [1] TRUE
resp %>% resp_header("server")
#> [1] "GitHub.com"
# Headers are case insensitive
resp %>% resp_header("SERVER")
#> [1] "GitHub.com"

# Returns NULL if header doesn't exist
resp %>% resp_header("this-header-doesnt-exist")
#> NULL