Headers Property

HttpWebResponse.Headers Property

 

Gets the headers that are associated with this response from the server.

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

Public Overrides ReadOnly Property Headers As WebHeaderCollection

Property Value

Type: System.Net.WebHeaderCollection

A WebHeaderCollection that contains the header information returned with the response.

Exception Condition
ObjectDisposedException

The current instance has been disposed.

The Headers property is a collection of name/value pairs that contain the HTTP header values returned with the response. Common header information returned from the Internet resource is exposed as properties of the HttpWebResponse class. The following table lists common headers that the API exposes as properties.

Header

Property

Content-Encoding

ContentEncoding

Content-Length

ContentLength

Content-Type

ContentType

Last-Modified

LastModified

Server

Server

The following example writes the contents of all of the response headers to the console.

    ' Creates an HttpWebRequest with the specified URL. 
    Dim myHttpWebRequest As HttpWebRequest = CType(WebRequest.Create(url), HttpWebRequest)
    ' Sends the HttpWebRequest and waits for a response.
    Dim myHttpWebResponse As HttpWebResponse = CType(myHttpWebRequest.GetResponse(), HttpWebResponse)
    ' Displays all the Headers present in the response received from the URI.
    Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Lf + ControlChars.Cr + "The following headers were received in the response")
    'The Headers property is a WebHeaderCollection. Use it's properties to traverse the collection and display each header.
    Dim i As Integer
    While i < myHttpWebResponse.Headers.Count
        Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.Cr + "Header Name:{0}, Value :{1}", myHttpWebResponse.Headers.Keys(i), myHttpWebResponse.Headers(i))
i = i + 1
    End While
    myHttpWebResponse.Close()

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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