Give information on the status of a request.
Extract the http status code and convert it into a human readable message.
- a request object or a number.
http servers send a status code with the response to each request. This code
gives information regarding the outcome of the execution of the request
on the server. Roughly speaking, codes in the 100s and 200s mean the request
was successfully executed; codes in the 300s mean the page was redirected;
codes in the 400s mean there was a mistake in the way the client sent the
request; codes in the 500s mean the server failed to fulfill
an apparently valid request. More details on the codes can be found at
- If the status code does not match a known status, an error. Otherwise, a list with components
category the broad category of the status message the meaning of the status code
http_status(100) http_status(404) x <- GET("http://httpbin.org/status/200") http_status(x) http_status(GET("http://httpbin.org/status/300")) http_status(GET("http://httpbin.org/status/301")) http_status(GET("http://httpbin.org/status/404")) # errors out on unknown status http_status(GET("http://httpbin.org/status/320"))