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 50,871,878
Percentage of websites that use Content-Type header 94.86%
Total discovered header values 1,787
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 35.87% 18,245,216 5
charset 27.25% 13,860,472 196
text/plain <0.1% 40,760 1
application/xml <0.1% 16,581 1
application/octet-stream <0.1% 7,371 2
boundary <0.1% 21 2

Connected technologies

Technologies that utilize the header

UTF-8, category Document Encoding, total 38,654,852 websites
ISO-8859-1, category Document Encoding, total 6,657,843 websites
GB2312, category Document Encoding, total 612,307 websites
Shift JIS, category Document Encoding, total 281,548 websites
GBK, category Document Encoding, total 194,497 websites
windows-1251, category Document Encoding, total 190,164 websites
UTF-16, category Document Encoding, total 1,041 websites
UTF-32, category Document Encoding, total 25 websites

Distribution by websites popularity

Content-Type detection in the top websites by popularity

Top 10k sites 12,390 websites
Top 100k sites 110,886 websites
Top 1m sites 1,042,395 websites

Websites utilizing Content-Type

List of websites that use Content-Type header

Domain Country Rank Contacts United States of America 1 United States of America 2 United States of America 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 58.59%
text/html 26.08%
text/html; charset=iso-8859-1 9.62%
text/html;charset=UTF-8 3.71%
text/html; charset=us-ascii 0.41%
text/html; charset=gbk 0.22%
text/html;charset=ISO-8859-1 0.20%
text/html; charset=windows-1251 0.13%
text/plain 0.10%
text/plain; charset=utf-8 0.10%
text/html; charset=utf8 0.08%
application/xml 0.08%
text/html; Charset=gb2312 0.07%
text/html; charset=EUC-JP 0.05%
text/html;Charset=utf-8;charset=UTF-8 0.05%
text/html; charset=BIG5 0.04%
text/html; charset="utf-8" 0.04%
text/html; charset=windows-1252 0.03%
application/octet-stream 0.03%
text/html; charset=iso-8859-15 0.03%