Document.contentType

The Document.contentType read-only property returns the MIME type that the document is being rendered as. This may come from HTTP headers or other sources of MIME information, and might be affected by automatic type conversions performed by either the browser or extensions.

Note: This property is unaffected by <meta> elements.

Syntax

contentType = document.contentType;

Value

contentType is a read-only property.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
DOM
The definition of 'Document.contentType' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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