Dynamic Menu Control in ASP.NET
Here i will show you step by step procedure how to use Dynamic Menu Control in ASP.NET in visual studio 2005 / 2008
Dynamic Menu control is very useful in asp.net these are menu which you can see on every site, by menu control you can navigate from one page to another page.
Here I am using Visual Studio 2008 but there is no condition you can use Visual Studio 2005 also.
So follow these steps to create Dynamic Menu Control
The Steps are:
1- Start -> All Programs -> Visual Studio 2005 or Visual Studio 2008
2- Now go to File Menu -> New -> Web Site
3- Under Visual Studio Installed Template-> Choose ASP.NET WEB SITE -> Choose File System from the location combo box -> Set the path by the browse button - > Choose the language from the Language ComboBox (Visual C# , Visual Basic , J #)
Choose Visual C#
4 - Click on the OK Button:-
First you have to learn XML and HTML to work with ASP .NET_
I have used to make the text as comment this is the way to make comment in this code .
This is the Source Code window and in this page you will se this code.
<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="Default.aspx.cs" Inherits="_Default" %>
Type your webpage title here
See here is a tab named Design in the bottom of this page
5- Click on this tab and you will see a blank web page where you can drag any control from the toolbox (which is in the left side of this window)
Open Web.config file and write true in place of false, See
6- Drag a Menu Control from the navigation control tab
7-Now go in solution explorer and right click on the website and choose Add new item, select XML file
now again choose Add new item, select site Map .
8- Now open XML file and type this code in this.
9- Now open your site Map file and type this code in it.
10- In Design mode select menu control and click on the arrow (seems when you move cursor on menu control)
Choose Data Source -> choose XML or Site Map Data Source
11 - Now run your web site by Ctrl + F5
12-Menu Bar would seem like this
13- Close web browser
14-Close visual studio