HTTP Requests

  • A HTTP request is an action to be performed on a resource identified by a URL.

Before reading this guide, please note that this feature is not intended for new BDFD users, as it is pretty advanced.

HTTP Request Types

This is a list of all HTTP request types available.

GET

  • Retrieves data from a resource.
$httpGet[url]

POST

  • The data sent to the server with POST is stored in the request body of the HTTP request.
$httpPost[url;(body)]

PUT

  • The PUT method replaces all current representations of the target resource with the request payload.
$httpPut[url;(body)]

DELETE

  • The DELETE method deletes the specified resource.
$httpDelete[url;(body)]

PATCH

  • The PATCH method applies partial modifications to a resource.
$httpPatch[url;(body)]

HTTP Headers

  • HTTP Headers is used to add more information. Most of the time, this is used to send an API Key to the API.
$httpAddHeader[header name;header value]

HTTP Results

  • To return the result of a HTTP method function, you can use $httpResult/$httpResult[].

Usage #1

$httpResult

Retrieves text value from HTTP request.

Usage #2

$httpResult[JSON Key;...]

Retrieves JSON from HTTP request. All arguments after JSON Key are optional.

Examples

Basic level

An example using a $httpGet function

$nomention
$httpGet[https://nekos.best/api/v2/neko]
$title[Here is a Neko for you!]
$description[**Source:** $httpResult[results;0;source_url]]
$image[$httpResult[results;0;url]]
$footer[nekos.best API]
$color[#e91e63]

Neko

API: nekos.best

Advanced level

An example using a function that has a request body (e.g. $httpPost) and using $httpAddHeader

$httpAddHeader[content-type;application/x-www-form-urlencoded]
$httpPost[https://pastebin.com/api/api_post.php;api_dev_key=7CP52G-BTQP_1AhyBBlTa94qyjE6vHzU&api_paste_code=$url[encode;$message]&api_option=paste]
$httpResult

Pastebin Pastebin

API: pastebin.com