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.


Description: Retrieves data from a resource.

Function: $httpGet[URL]


Description: The data sent to the server with POST is stored in the request body of the HTTP request.

Function: $httpPost[url;(optional) request's body]


Description: The PUT method replaces all current representations of the target resource with the request payload.

Function: $httpPut[url;(optional) request's body]


Description: The DELETE method deletes the specified resource.

Function: $httpDelete[url;(optional) request's body]


Description: The PATCH method applies partial modifications to a resource.

Function: $httpPatch[url;(optional) request's 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.

To add headers, use $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[jsonKey1;jsonKey2;etc...] - Retrieves JSON from HTTP request. All arguments after jsonKey1 are optional.