HTTP response header

The type of encoding used on the data

Header usage statistics

Content-Encoding response header information and usage statistics.

Websites using header Content-Encoding 2,206
Percentage of websites that use Content-Encoding header <0.1%
Total discovered header values 30
Header uses directives Yes
Header values are unique or random No
Most popular in the country United States of America

Content-Encoding Directives (4 total)

  • br
  • compress
  • gzip
  • identity

Content-Encoding Directives

Content-Encoding directives value information and usage statistics

Directive Share Websites count Unique Values
identity 13.60% 300 1
br 7.71% 170 1
gzip 5.62% 124 1
compress <0.1% 1 1

Distribution by websites popularity

Content-Encoding detection in the top websites by popularity

Top 10k sites 4 websites
Top 100k sites 29 websites
Top 1m sites 318 websites

Websites utilizing Content-Encoding

List of websites that use Content-Encoding header

Domain Country Rank Contacts United States of America 6,474 Brazil 6,809 United States of America 7,450 United States of America 9,798 United States of America 17,500 Russian Federation 20,449
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Geographical Distribution

Header usage distribution by websites across the globe.

Common header values

List of top common Content-Encoding header values

Header value Value prevalence
none 55.94%
identity 16.32%
br 9.70%
gzip 6.30%
utf-8 6.26%
ISO-8859-1 2.90%
utf8 0.68%
text 0.59%
raw 0.18%
none, true 0.14%
binary 0.09%
gzip2 0.09%
x-gzip,gzip 0.05%
7bit 0.05%
8-bit 0.05%
 identity 0.05%
chunked 0.05%
compress 0.05%
gizp 0.05%
gzip, gzip, gzip, gzip, gzip 0.05%