HTTP 4xx Status Message

You are constant seeing the error message of the http 4xx status message in your browser and wanted to know about what this error is focusing on and your searched for it and came here. Well, you have came in the right place after all. Here, we will provided you with the information on the status messages of those errors.

When a browser requests a service from a web server, an error might occur sometime in your browser window. There are different types of status messages which you can see in your browser, when you are viewing any site via any browser. One of them is http 4xx status message, which is especially used for the http client error message. Here, below we have listed the http 4xx status messages, which might be occurring while you visit the web page, which are described below as:

MessageDescription
400 Bad RequestThe request cannot be fulfilled due to bad syntax.
401 UnauthorizedThe request was a legal request, but the server is refusing to respond to it. For use when authentication is possible but has failed or not yet been provided.
403 ForbiddenThe request was a legal request, but the server is refusing to respond to it.
404 Not FoundThe requested page could not be found but may be available again in the future.
405 Method Not AllowedA request was made of a page using a request method not supported by that page.
406 Not AcceptableThe server can only generate a response that is not accepted by the client.
407 Proxy Authentication RequiredThe client must first authenticate itself with the proxy.
408 Request TimeoutThe server timed out waiting for the request.
409 ConflictThe request could not be completed because of a conflict in the request.
410 GoneThe requested page is no longer available.
411 Length RequiredThe “Content-Length” is not defined. The server will not accept the request without it.
412 Precondition FailedThe precondition given in the request evaluated to false by the server.
413 Request Entity Too LargeThe server will not accept the request, because the request entity is too large.
414 Request-URI Too LongThe server will not accept the request, because the URL is too long. Occurs when you convert a POST request to a GET request with a long query information.
415 Unsupported Media TypeThe server will not accept the request, because the media type is not supported.
416 Requested Range Not SatisfiableThe client has asked for a portion of the file, but the server cannot supply that portion.
417 Expectation FailedThe server cannot meet the requirements of the Expect request-header field.

Here, in the above table, the message being displayed in your browser about the http 4xx status and their description are properly described. So, now we can assume that you now know about the http 4xx status message and their main purpose.

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Bishal Napit is a WordPress theme developer from Tansen, Palpa, with a passion to learn more on WordPress.

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