HttpWebResponse.Method Property


Gets the method that is used to return the response.

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

public virtual string Method { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

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

Exception Condition

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.

           // Creates an HttpWebRequest for the specified URL. 
			HttpWebRequest myHttpWebRequest = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create(url); 
			HttpWebResponse myHttpWebResponse = (HttpWebResponse)myHttpWebRequest.GetResponse(); 
			string method ;
			method = myHttpWebResponse.Method;
			if (String.Compare(method,"GET") == 0)
				Console.WriteLine("\nThe 'GET' method was successfully invoked on the following Web Server : {0}",
			// Releases the resources of the response.
	catch(WebException e) 
	        Console.WriteLine("\nWebException raised. The following error occured : {0}",e.Status); 
	catch(Exception e)
			Console.WriteLine("\nThe following Exception was raised : {0}",e.Message);

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