Document Name: RFC 5789
Document URI: urn:ietf:rfc:5789
Online Version:
Organization: Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Series: Request for Comments (RFC)
Abstract: Several applications extending the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) require a feature to do partial resource modification. The existing HTTP PUT method only allows a complete replacement of a document. This proposal adds a new HTTP method, PATCH, to modify an existing HTTP resource.

Specified Web Concepts:

HTTP Header Fields


HTTP Request Methods


Return to ( Series | Organization | all Specifications )