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 11,035,483
Percentage of websites that use Content-Type header 94.70%
Total discovered header values 923
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 79.58% 8,781,886 3
charset 65.02% 7,175,010 329
text/plain 0.28% 30,519 1
application/xml 0.20% 21,787 1
application/octet-stream <0.1% 3,893 1
boundary <0.1% 12 1

Connected technologies

Technologies that utilize the header

UTF-8, category Document Encoding, total 8,492,902 websites
ISO-8859-1, category Document Encoding, total 1,098,136 websites
Shift JIS, category Document Encoding, total 15,216 websites
GBK, category Document Encoding, total 12,982 websites
GB2312, category Document Encoding, total 10,652 websites
UTF-16, category Document Encoding, total 55 websites
UTF-32, category Document Encoding, total 6 websites
gRPC, category Web Application Frameworks, total websites

Distribution by websites popularity

Content-Type detection in the top websites by popularity

Top 10k sites 13,019 websites
Top 100k sites 118,719 websites
Top 1m sites 1,137,147 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 64.61%
text/html 20.87%
text/html; charset=iso-8859-1 8.42%
text/html;charset=UTF-8 4.01%
text/html; charset=us-ascii 0.37%
application/xml 0.24%
text/html;charset=ISO-8859-1 0.18%
text/html; charset=BIG5 0.17%
text/plain 0.15%
text/html; charset=windows-1251 0.14%
text/plain; charset=utf-8 0.12%
text/html; charset=EUC-JP 0.10%
text/html; charset=gbk 0.07%
text/html; charset=utf8 0.06%
text/html; charset=iso-8859-15 0.05%
text/html; charset="utf-8" 0.04%
application/octet-stream 0.04%
text/html; charset=gb2312 0.03%
application/json 0.02%
text/html; charset=windows-1252 0.02%