class QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo#

The QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo class provides information about URL requests. More

Inheritance diagram of PySide6.QtWebEngineCore.QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo

Synopsis#

Methods#

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Detailed Description#

The QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo is useful for setting extra header fields for requests or for redirecting certain requests without payload data to another URL. This class cannot be instantiated or copied by the user, instead it will be created by Qt WebEngine and sent through the virtual function interceptRequest() if an interceptor has been set.

class ResourceType#

This enum type holds the type of the requested resource:

Constant

Description

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeMainFrame

Top level page.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeSubFrame

Frame or iframe.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeStylesheet

A CSS stylesheet.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeScript

An external script.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeImage

An image (JPG, GIF, PNG, and so on).

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeFontResource

A font.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeSubResource

An “other” subresource.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeObject

An object (or embed) tag for a plugin or a resource that a plugin requested.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeMedia

A media resource.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeWorker

The main resource of a dedicated worker.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeSharedWorker

The main resource of a shared worker.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypePrefetch

An explicitly requested prefetch.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeFavicon

A favicon.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeXhr

An XMLHttpRequest.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypePing

A ping request for <a ping>.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeServiceWorker

The main resource of a service worker.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeCspReport

A report of Content Security Policy (CSP) violations. CSP reports are in JSON format and they are delivered by HTTP POST requests to specified servers. (Added in Qt 5.7)

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypePluginResource

A resource requested by a plugin. (Added in Qt 5.7)

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeNavigationPreloadMainFrame

A main-frame service worker navigation preload request. (Added in Qt 5.14)

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeNavigationPreloadSubFrame

A sub-frame service worker navigation preload request. (Added in Qt 5.14)

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeWebSocket

A WebSocket request. (Added in Qt 6.4)

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.ResourceTypeUnknown

Unknown request type.

Note

For forward compatibility all values not matched should be treated as unknown, not just ResourceTypeUnknown.

class NavigationType#

This enum type describes the navigation type of the request:

Constant

Description

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.NavigationTypeLink

Navigation initiated by clicking a link.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.NavigationTypeTyped

Navigation explicitly initiated by typing a URL.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.NavigationTypeFormSubmitted

Navigation submits a form.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.NavigationTypeBackForward

Navigation initiated by a history action.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.NavigationTypeReload

Navigation initiated by refreshing the page.

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.NavigationTypeRedirect

Navigation triggered automatically by page content or remote server. (Added in Qt 5.14)

QWebEngineUrlRequestInfo.NavigationTypeOther

None of the above.

block(shouldBlock)#
Parameters:

shouldBlock – bool

Blocks this request if shouldBlock is true, so that it will not proceed.

This function can be used to prevent navigating away from a given domain, for example.

changed()#
Return type:

bool

firstPartyUrl()#
Return type:

QUrl

Returns the first party URL of the request. The first party URL is the URL of the page that issued the request.

httpHeaders()#
Return type:

Dictionary with keys of type .QByteArray and values of type QByteArray.

Returns the request headers.

Note

Not all headers are visible at this stage as Chromium will add security and proxy headers at a later stage.

initiator()#
Return type:

QUrl

Returns the origin URL of the document that initiated the navigation of a frame to another frame.

navigationType()#
Return type:

NavigationType

Returns the navigation type of the request.

See also

NavigationType

redirect(url)#
Parameters:

urlQUrl

Redirects this request to url. It is only possible to redirect requests that do not have payload data, such as GET requests.

requestMethod()#
Return type:

QByteArray

Returns the HTTP method of the request (for example, GET or POST).

requestUrl()#
Return type:

QUrl

Returns the requested URL.

resourceType()#
Return type:

ResourceType

Returns the resource type of the request.

See also

ResourceType

setHttpHeader(name, value)#
Parameters:

Sets the request header name to value for this request.