HttpWebRequest.Accept Property

Gets or sets the value of the Accept HTTP header.

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

Public Property Accept As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
The value of the Accept HTTP header. The default value is Nothing.

To clear the Accept HTTP header, set the Accept property to Nothing.


The value for this property is stored in WebHeaderCollection. If WebHeaderCollection is set, the property value is lost.

' Change this Uri to a public server
Dim myUri As System.Uri = New Uri("")

' Create a 'HttpWebRequest' object.
Dim myHttpWebRequest As HttpWebRequest = WebRequest.Create(myUri)

' Set the 'Accept' property to accept an image of any type.

' Get the 'Accept' property and print the current value
outputBlock.Text &= "HttpWebRequest.Accept: "
outputBlock.Text &= myHttpWebRequest.Accept
outputBlock.Text &= vbCrLf


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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