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 94,710,193
Percentage of websites that use Content-Type header 95.01%
Total discovered header values 2,355
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 99.48% 94,221,929 5
charset 74.46% 70,517,340 147
text/plain 0.56% 530,194 2
application/xml 0.15% 140,012 1
application/octet-stream <0.1% 57,437 2
boundary <0.1% 304 4

Connected technologies

Technologies that utilize the header

UTF-8, category Document Encoding, total 71,546,982 websites
ISO-8859-1, category Document Encoding, total 17,258,562 websites
GB2312, category Document Encoding, total 3,772,578 websites
GBK, category Document Encoding, total 1,429,032 websites
Shift JIS, category Document Encoding, total 450,518 websites
windows-1251, category Document Encoding, total 374,446 websites
UTF-16, category Document Encoding, total 2,555 websites
UTF-32, category Document Encoding, total 54 websites
WebAssembly, category Programming Languages, total 1 websites

Distribution by websites popularity

Content-Type detection in the top websites by popularity

Top 10k sites 11,560 websites
Top 100k sites 117,750 websites
Top 1m sites 1,181,278 websites

Websites utilizing Content-Type

List of websites that use Content-Type header

Domain Country Rank Contacts United States of America 1 Ireland 2 United States of America 2 United States of America 3 United States of America 3 United States of America 4
See full domain list
Flat price per the report, subscription is not required.

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 46.84%
text/html 33.71%
text/html; charset=iso-8859-1 14.23%
text/html;charset=UTF-8 3.07%
text/plain; charset=utf-8 0.28%
text/html; charset=gb2312 0.21%
text/plain 0.20%
text/html;charset=iso-8859-1 0.17%
text/html; charset=us-ascii 0.16%
text/html; charset=GBK 0.16%
text/html; charset=windows-1251 0.12%
application/xml 0.10%
text/html; charset=utf8 0.07%
text/html; charset=Big5 0.07%
text/html; charset="utf-8" 0.06%
application/binary 0.05%
text/html; charset=EUC-JP 0.04%
application/octet-stream 0.04%
text/html;charset=gbk 0.03%
application/json 0.03%