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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;
   

The following example shows output that might be produced by this code.

GET

127.0.0.1

127.0.0.1

GET

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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