HTTP/1.1 Request Methods

OPTIONS Allows client to determine options and/or requirements for a resource
GET Retrieve information identified by Request-URI
HEAD Same as GET, but doesn't return body
POST Request server accept enclosed entity as a new subordinate of the resource identified by Request-URI
PUT Requests the enclosed entity be stored under the Request-URI
DELETE Requests server delete resource identified by Request-URI
TRACE Invokes a remote, application-layer loopback of the request message
CONNECT Reserved for use with proxies that can dynamically switch to being a tunnel