HttpWebRequest.MediaType Property

Gets or sets the media type of the request.

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

property String^ MediaType {
	String^ get ();
	void set (String^ value);
/** @property */
public String get_MediaType ()

/** @property */
public void set_MediaType (String value)

public function get MediaType () : String

public function set MediaType (value : String)

Property Value

The media type of the request. The default value is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

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.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0