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WebRequest Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the WebRequest class.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assemblies:   System (in System.dll)
  System.Net.Requests (in System.Net.Requests.dll)

protected WebRequest()

Use the Create method to initialize new WebRequest instances. Do not use the constructor.

The following example shows how to create a WebRequest instance by calling the Create method on the WebRequest class.

WebRequest myRequest = WebRequest.Create("http://www.contoso.com");

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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