Easily Check HTTP Headers with this tool

December 28th, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

We were trying to solve an annoying bug in our mod_rewrite code today and couldn't quite figure out why our server was acting the way it was.  Fortunately we discovered a nifty tool (Thanks pkhach!) that allows you to view the HTTP request and response headers for any URL you like.  You can even choose between HTTP/1.1 and HTTP/1.0, with and without the Host header.

View HTTP Headers

A reader also suggests this Firefox extension.  Thanks, Eric!

The best part is that both of these are much easier than messing about with Telnet.exe!

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