HttpWebRequest::MediaType Property

Gets or sets the media type of the request.

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

public:
property String^ MediaType {
	String^ get ();
	void set (String^ value);
}

Property Value

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

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: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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