cURL Option to show HTTP Response Status Code

In order to know the HTTP(S) Response status code using cURL command, make use of the -I option to display the response headers.

% $ curl -I
HTTP/2 301 
content-type: text/html; charset=UTF-8
cross-origin-opener-policy-report-only: same-origin-allow-popups; report-to="gws"
date: Mon, 12 Dec 2022 09:38:06 GMT
expires: Wed, 11 Jan 2023 09:38:06 GMT
cache-control: public, max-age=2592000
server: gws
content-length: 220
x-xss-protection: 0
x-frame-options: SAMEORIGIN

If you just want to display the HTTP response status code, make use of the -s option and pipe it with awk 'NR==1' to just display the 1st line.

% curl -Is | awk 'NR==1'
HTTP/2 301 
% curl -Is | awk 'NR==1'
HTTP/2 200 
curl -Is | awk 'NR==1'
HTTP/2 404
cURL to show the HTTP Response Status Code

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