HttpWebResponse.Method Property

 

Gets the method that is used to return the response.

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

Public Overridable ReadOnly Property Method As String

Property Value

Type: System.String

A string that contains the HTTP method that is used to return the response.

Exception Condition
ObjectDisposedException

The current instance has been disposed.

Method returns the method that is used to return the response. Common HTTP methods are GET, HEAD, POST, PUT, and DELETE.

The following example checks the string contained in Method, to determine the Http method invoked by the Web server.

Try
      Dim myHttpWebRequest As HttpWebRequest = CType(WebRequest.Create(url), HttpWebRequest)
      Dim myHttpWebResponse As HttpWebResponse = CType(myHttpWebRequest.GetResponse(), HttpWebResponse)
      Dim method As String
      method = myHttpWebResponse.Method
      If [String].Compare(method, "GET") = 0 Then
          Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.NewLine + "The GET method was successfully invoked on the following Web Server : {0}", myHttpWebResponse.Server)
      End If
      ' Releases the resources of the response.
      myHttpWebResponse.Close()
  Catch e As WebException
      Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.NewLine + "Exception Raised. The following error occured : {0}", e.Status)
  Catch e As Exception
      Console.WriteLine(ControlChars.NewLine + "The following exception was raised : {0}", e.Message)
  End Try

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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