The retrieved information is stored in a special variable, ntent. The following examples show several common Get operations. cfhttp. Generates an HTTP request and parses the response from the server into a structure. The result structure has the following keys: statusCode: The HTTP. #ntent# , Display the page, which is stored in the variable ntent, in the browser.

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Ignored for Body and XML types.

The response body must use this character to separate the query columns. Boolean; true if the response body content type is text.

cfhttp Code Examples and CFML Documentation

Sign up using Facebook. You can also access the values of all returned headers and dksplay how to handle error status and redirections, and specify a time-out to prevent requests from hanging. Specifies whether to URL encode the form field or header. ResponseHeader is a struct that contains several variables dealing with the response received from the URL. Changed HTTP method behavior: We’ve discussed using the cfhttp tag to retrieve an RSS feed, using the cfhttpparam tag to send form, URL, and cookie variables, as well as files, to a remote Visplay, and how to return file types other than text and HTML, using ColdFusion.

The following line shows a two-line request body that is converted into cfhthp query. As a result, frames and other included files cannot appear when you view the saved page.


This method enables the ColdFusion application to determine the options and requirements associated with a URL, or the capabilities of a server, without requesting any additional activity by the server.

ColdFusion recognizes the response body as text in the following situations: This means that it will be displayed in the Web page, not downloaded as cfhftp attachment. Combined with username to form a base64 encoded string that is passed in the Authenticate cfhftp.

To illustrate dis;lay tag a little better, I put together this little bit of code. The next thing we should discuss is the use of the cfheader tag. You could also specify bitmaps and PNGs as well.

Changed behavior for multiple headers: This character must surround any text fields in the response body that contain the delimiter character as part of the field value. Location variable contains the redirection path. Response body; for example, the contents of an html page retrieved by a GET operation. FileContent variable or generate a query object.

Using cfhttp to interact with the web

Using the Post method, you can pass variables to a ColdFusion page or CGI program, which processes them and returns data to the calling page. This holds all the data returned cfttp us by the URL we called. You could create a separate “FileExtension” field in the Images table and eliminate this bit of work by storing the file extension or even the content type in there.


By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Go to the specified path and view the file that you specified in a text editor using the values specified in step 1, the path is C: Response character character set character encoding specified by the response Content-Type header.

Using the CFHTTP Get Method

Get the page specified in the URL and make the links absolute instead of relative so that they appear properly. If the connection to the HTTP server fails, contains details about the cfhtt. I am not sure some external system like fusion reactor also track and provide any info related to that.

Optional Change the path from C: The mime type returned in the Content-Type response header. The method used specifies how the data is sent. The following list includes commonly used values: Since then, it has become a part of our everyday lives, whether we think about it or not.

Use for NTLM-based authentication.