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HttpResponse.StatusCode Property

Updated: April 2009

Gets or sets the HTTP status code of the output returned to the client.

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

public int StatusCode { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
An Integer representing the status of the HTTP output returned to the client. The default value is 200 (OK). For a listing of valid status codes, see Http Status Codes.


StatusCode is set after the HTTP headers have been sent.

The following example checks the status code of the output stream. If the status code is not equal to 200, additional code is executed.

protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    // Show success or failure of page load. 
    if (Response.StatusCode != 200)
        Response.Write("There was a problem accessing the web resource" +
            "<br />" + Response.StatusDescription);

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0




April 2009

Removed comment that incorrectly stated that this is new for the .NET Framework 3.5.

Customer feedback.