HTTP response header

The Content-Type entity header is used to indicate the media type of the resource.

Header usage statistics

Content-Type response header information and usage statistics.

Websites using header Content-Type 10,119,969
Percentage of websites that use Content-Type header 94.33%
Total discovered header values 900
Header uses directives Yes
Header values are unique or random No
Most popular in the country United States of America

Content-Type Directives (6 total)

  • application/octet-stream
  • application/xml
  • boundary
  • charset
  • text/html
  • text/plain

Content-Type Directives

Content-Type directives value information and usage statistics

Directive Share Websites count Unique Values
text/html 89.28% 9,035,037 3
charset 72.05% 7,291,839 338
text/plain 0.32% 32,676 1
application/xml 0.24% 24,392 1
application/octet-stream <0.1% 4,169 1
boundary <0.1% 17 1

Connected technologies

Technologies that utilize the header

UTF-8, category Document Encoding, total 8,085,874 websites
ISO-8859-1, category Document Encoding, total 1,340,543 websites
Shift JIS, category Document Encoding, total 60,416 websites
GB2312, category Document Encoding, total 23,355 websites
GBK, category Document Encoding, total 13,869 websites
windows-1251, category Document Encoding, total 11,065 websites
UTF-16, category Document Encoding, total 181 websites
UTF-32, category Document Encoding, total 7 websites

Distribution by websites popularity

Content-Type detection in the top websites by popularity

Top 10k sites 12,694 websites
Top 100k sites 114,255 websites
Top 1m sites 1,077,037 websites

Websites utilizing Content-Type

List of websites that use Content-Type header

Domain Country Rank Contacts United States of America 1 Ireland 2 Ireland 2 United States of America 3 United States of America 4 United States of America 4
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Geographical Distribution

Header usage distribution by websites across the globe.

Common header values

List of top common Content-Type header values

Header value Value prevalence
text/html; charset=utf-8 62.85%
text/html 22.25%
text/html; charset=iso-8859-1 8.87%
text/html;charset=UTF-8 3.92%
text/html; charset=us-ascii 0.33%
application/xml 0.26%
text/html; charset=BIG5 0.19%
text/html;charset=ISO-8859-1 0.18%
text/plain 0.16%
text/html; charset=windows-1251 0.15%
text/plain; charset=utf-8 0.13%
text/html; charset=gbk 0.07%
text/html; charset=utf8 0.06%
text/html; charset=iso-8859-15 0.05%
text/html; charset=shift_jis 0.05%
text/html; charset=EUC-JP 0.05%
text/html; charset="utf-8" 0.04%
application/octet-stream 0.04%
text/html; charset=gb2312 0.03%
application/json 0.02%