Check out example codes for "make a get request in go". It will help you in understanding the concepts better.

Code Example 1

package main

import (
	"io/ioutil"
	"log"
	"net/http"
)

func main() {
	resp, err := http.Get("https://httpbin.org/get")

	if err != nil {
		log.Fatal(err)
	}
	defer resp.Body.Close()

	body, err := ioutil.ReadAll(resp.Body)
	if err != nil {
		log.Fatalln(err)
	}
	log.Println(string(body))
}

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