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ContentType Property

HttpListenerResponse.ContentType Property

Gets or sets the MIME type of the content returned.

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

public string ContentType { get; set; }

Property Value

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

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The value specified for a set operation is null.

ArgumentException

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

ObjectDisposedException

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

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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