Was this page helpful?
Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.
Additional feedback?
1500 characters remaining
WebRequest Constructor
Collapse the table of content
Expand the table of content

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
Show:
© 2015 Microsoft