Simple but useful script for http status

So many times we have to check the status of url or address which we are penetrating today someone ask for this and i got an idea for doing this here is a simple script which will return with the http status code

Script :- 
url=$1curl -sL $url -w "%{http_code} %{url_effective}\n" "URL" -o /dev/null
where url is to url to chech.

For example

#script name localhost

200 ok