Content Type text/xml charset=utf-8 was not supported by service

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I was trying to consume a WCF service from SharePoint web part. Basically I got this error “Content Type text/xml charset=utf-8 was not supported by service. The client and server bindings may be mismatched”. After a bit of analysis, I’ve realized that the three was mismatch in the Binding type specified in the service and client configuration.  At the service-level, I had configured WSHttpBinding and at the client it was configured as BasicHttpBinding. I’ve fixed this issue by making sure that the bindings match at both the client and server.

 

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