fetch

Fetch the contents from a URL.

Signature

> fetch (URL) --user --password --timeout --headers --raw --output --bin --append

Parameters

  • URL: the URL to fetch the contents from
  • --user {any}: the username when authenticating
  • --password {any}: the password when authenticating
  • --timeout {int}: timeout period in seconds
  • --headers {any}: custom headers you want to add
  • --raw: fetch contents as text rather than a table
  • --output {path}: save contents into a file
  • --bin: if saving into a file, save as raw binary
  • --append: if saving into a file, append to end of file

Notes

Performs HTTP GET operation.

Examples

Fetch content from url.com

> fetch url.com

Fetch content from url.com, with username and password

> fetch -u myuser -p mypass url.com

Fetch content from url.com, with custom header

> fetch -H [my-header-key my-header-value] url.com