XMLHttpRequest.overrideMimeType()

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The XMLHttpRequest.overrideMimeType() method overrides the MIME type returned by the server. This may be used, for example, to force a stream to be treated and parsed as text/xml, even if the server does not report it as such. This method must be called before send().

void overrideMimeType(DOMString mimetype);

Syntax

// Needs content

Parameters

None.

Return value

To be written

Example

To be written

// Needs example

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
XMLHttpRequest
The definition of 'overrideMimeType()' in that specification.
Living Standard WHATWG living standard

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 1 ? 5[1]
7
(Yes) 1.2
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? 1.0 (Yes) ? ? ?

[1] This feature was implemented via ActiveXObject(). Internet Explorer implements the standard XMLHttpRequest since version 7.

See also

License

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Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License v2.5 or later.
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-us/docs/web/api/xmlhttprequest/overridemimetype