View source always makes a new request

I forget this like once a year

Joel Clermont
Joel Clermont

Just a friendly reminder that when you use the "View Source" feature in your browser, it always fetches a fresh page from the server using a GET request. This is true even if you're currently viewing a page which is the result of a POST request.

It's been this way across browsers forever, but I swear it bites me like once a year.

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P.S. Next time you bump into a weird "head scratcher" bug, don't forget about our Get Unstuck calls.

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