httr: Tools for Working with URLs and HTTP

Useful tools for working with HTTP organised by HTTP verbs (GET(), POST(), etc). Configuration functions make it easy to control additional request components (authenticate(), add_headers() and so on).

Version: 0.6.1
Depends: R (≥ 3.0.0)
Imports: digest, jsonlite, methods, mime, RCurl (≥ 1.95-0), R6, stringr (≥ 0.6.1)
Suggests: base64enc, httpuv, jpeg, knitr, PKI (≥ 0.1-2), png, testthat (≥ 0.8.0), XML
Published: 2015-01-01
Author: Hadley Wickham [cre, aut, cph], RStudio [cph]
Maintainer: Hadley Wickham <hadley at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: yes
Materials: README
In views: WebTechnologies
CRAN checks: httr results


Reference manual: httr.pdf
Vignettes: Best practices for writing an API package
httr quickstart guide
Package source: httr_0.6.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: httr_0.6.1.tgz, r-oldrel: httr_0.5.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: httr_0.6.1.tgz
Old sources: httr archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: couchDB, hoardeR, indicoio, Rcolombos, Rfacebook, RGoogleAnalytics, rHealthDataGov, slackr, tumblR, WikipediR
Reverse imports: alm, AntWeb, archivist, aRxiv, bigrquery, bold, chromer, devtools, ecoengine, enigma, gender, geocodeHERE, gistr, gmailr, imguR, knitcitations, miniCRAN, ngramr, opencpu, pdfetch, pollstR, primerTree, pushoverr, pvsR, pxweb, rbhl, rbison, rclinicaltrials, rcrossref, rebird, redcapAPI, REDCapR, rentrez, repmis, rfigshare, rfisheries, rfoaas, RGA, rgauges, rgbif, rinat, rnbn, RNeXML, rnoaa, rplos, RPublica, RSiteCatalyst, rsnps, rsunlight, rvertnet, rvest, rWBclimate, SocialMediaMineR, solr, spareserver, spocc, swirl, taxize, translateR, yhatr
Reverse suggests: aemo, fbRanks, jsonlite, leafletR, nat, packrat