HttpWebRequest.MediaType Property

Gets or sets the media type of the request.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public string MediaType { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The media type of the request. The default value is null.

The value of the MediaType property affects the CharacterSet property. When you set the MediaType in the request, the corresponding media type is chosen from the list of character sets returned in the response Content-type HTTP header.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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