HttpListenerResponse.ContentType Property


Gets or sets the MIME type of the content returned.

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

member ContentType : string with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.String

A String instance that contains the text of the response's Content-Type header.

Exception Condition

The value specified for a set operation is null.


The value specified for a set operation is an empty string ("").


This object is closed.

When communicating with a Web browser, you should explicitly set this property when returning any content type other than text/html.

For a complete list of response headers, see the HttpResponseHeader enumeration.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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