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HttpRequest.ContentType Property

Gets or sets the MIME content type of the incoming request.

Namespace:  System.Web
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
public string ContentType { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
A string representing the MIME content type of the incoming request, for example, "text/html". Additional common MIME types include "audio.wav", "image/gif", and "application/pdf".

The following code example assigns the value representing the content type of the incoming request to a string variable.


String str;
 str = Request.ContentType;
   


Output produced by this code resembles the following example.

GET

127.0.0.1

127.0.0.1

GET

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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