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.

Syntax

contentType = document.contentType;

contentType is a read-only property.

Notes

The property is not affected by META tags.

Specifications

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes ? Yes ? ? ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes ? Yes ? ? ?

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