Content-Type

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-Type88,826,999
Percentage of websites that use Content-Type header93.12%
Total discovered header values2,580
Header uses directivesYes
Header values are unique or randomNo
Most popular in the country US

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

DirectiveShareWebsites countUnique Values
text/html98.76%87,722,9544
charset75.75%67,290,642114
text/plain1.36%1,207,2452
application/xml0.15%135,7941
application/octet-stream<0.1%47,7652
boundary<0.1%2613

Connected technologies

Technologies that utilize the header

UTF-8, category Document Encoding, total 68,861,128 websites
ISO-8859-1, category Document Encoding, total 16,293,528 websites
GB2312, category Document Encoding, total 1,999,887 websites
Shift JIS, category Document Encoding, total 385,420 websites
GBK, category Document Encoding, total 365,493 websites
windows-1251, category Document Encoding, total 329,144 websites
UTF-16, category Document Encoding, total 2,454 websites
UTF-32, category Document Encoding, total 49 websites
WebAssembly, category Programming Languages, total 1 websites

Distribution by websites popularity

Content-Type detection in the top websites by popularity

Top 10k sites11,348 websites
Top 100k sites115,967 websites
Top 1m sites1,160,615 websites

Websites utilizing Content-Type

List of websites that use Content-Type header

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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 valueValue prevalence
text/html; charset=utf-857.32%
text/html28.22%
text/html; charset=iso-8859-17.57%
text/html;charset=UTF-83.89%
text/plain; charset=utf-80.97%
text/html; charset=us-ascii0.48%
text/html;charset=iso-8859-10.18%
text/html; charset=gbk0.15%
application/xml0.14%
text/html; charset=windows-12510.13%
text/plain0.10%
text/html; charset=utf80.09%
text/html; charset=GB23120.08%
text/html; charset=Big50.06%
text/html; charset="utf-8"0.06%
application/json0.04%
text/html; charset=euc-jp0.04%
application/octet-stream0.03%
text/html; charset=windows-12520.03%
text/html; charset=euc-kr0.02%