I have an ASP.NET web project. I want to be able to define all of the links for the site inside my web.config file so that they can be changed easily if needs be. Currently I have an “” section in my web.config file.
How do I bind this key value pair to an ” tag in my .aspx file?!
The App Settings in My Web.Config File
<appSettings> <add key="MyNewLink" value="http://someurl.co.uk/" /> </appSettings>
Help greatly appreciated.
Sorry I should have mentioned that this is for a html link:
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In your aspx file it would be:
NavigateUrl='<%$ AppSettings:MyNewLink %>'
and the full <a> tag is defined as:
<a runat="server" href="<%$ AppSettings:MyNewLink %>" rel="nofollow noreferrer noopener">Text link</a>
This syntax can only be used on an ASP.NET WebForms server control.
Isn’t this what a .sitemap file is for?
Anyway, as far as I know, you will have to ‘bind’ this from code behind. Something like:
hlYourLink.NavigateUrl = ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["MyNewLink"];
I ended up using this……
<asp:literal id="litgetquote" runat="server"></asp:literal>
.aspx.cs CODE BEHIND
litgetquote.Text = "<A HREF='" + ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["GetQuoteUrl"] + "'>" + "get a quote now" + "</A>";