HttpCapabilitiesBase.PreferredRenderingMime Property

Returns the MIME type of the type of content typically preferred by the browser.

Namespace: System.Web.Configuration
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

Public Overridable ReadOnly Property PreferredRenderingMime As String
Dim instance As HttpCapabilitiesBase
Dim value As String

value = instance.PreferredRenderingMime

/** @property */
public String get_PreferredRenderingMime ()

public function get PreferredRenderingMime () : String

Not applicable.

Property Value

The MIME type of the type of content typically preferred by the browser. The default is text/html.

The following code example shows how to determine the MIME type typically preferred by the browser.

<%@ page language="VB" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<script runat="server">
    Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
    End Sub

    Function CheckBrowserCaps()

        Dim labelText As String = ""
        Dim myBrowserCaps As System.Web.HttpBrowserCapabilities = Request.Browser
        If (CType(myBrowserCaps, System.Web.Configuration.HttpCapabilitiesBase)).PreferredRenderingMime.Equals("text/html") Then
            labelText = "Browser supports HTML."
        Else If (CType(myBrowserCaps, System.Web.Configuration.HttpCapabilitiesBase)).PreferredRenderingMime.Equals("image/vnd.wap.wbmp")
            labelText = "Browser supports WML."
        End If

        Label1.Text = labelText

    End Function 'CheckBrowserCaps

<html xmlns="" >
    <title>Browser Capabilities Sample</title>
    <form runat="server" id="form1">
            Browser Capabilities:
            <p/><asp:Label ID="Label1" Runat="server" />

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0