Change Response From Xml to Json in ASP.NET MVC WepApi

By default in ASP.NET MVC WepApi  the response format of Restful methods is XML. You can change this to JSON by simply removing the current response format like below in WepApiConfig

public static class WebApiConfig
{
public static void Register(HttpConfiguration config)
{
config.Routes.MapHttpRoute(
name: "DefaultApi",
routeTemplate: "api/{controller}/{id}",
defaults: new { id = RouteParameter.Optional }
);

//Code for removing the current response format
var appXmlType = config.Formatters.XmlFormatter.SupportedMediaTypes.FirstOrDefault(t => t.MediaType == "application/xml");
config.Formatters.XmlFormatter.SupportedMediaTypes.Remove(appXmlType);
}
}

Enjoy coding..

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