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Custom Application Page in SharePoint

In this article I am going to explain how to create a custom Application Page using visual studio 2010.

 

Creating Empty SharePoint Project:

  • Open Visual Studio 2010 as an administrator. 
  • Go to File à New à Project. 
  • Select 2010 from the installed templates SharePoint and choose Empty SharePoint Project. 
  • Name it as SharePointProject.

Custom Application Page in SharePoint

  • Click OK. 
  • Enter the SharePoint server farm URL. 
  • Select 'Deploy it as a Farm Solution". 
  • Click Finish.

Adding Application Page:

  • Right click the Solution Explorer and select Add a new item. 

Custom Application Page in SharePoint

  • Select Application Page from the installed templates SharePoint and name it as ApplicationPage.aspx.

Custom Application Page in SharePoint

  • Once you add the application page it will automatically create the Layouts Folder.
  • In the solution explorer you could see Layouts à SharePointProject àApplicationPage.aspx.
  • Once you deploy the solution the pages will be automatically placed in the layouts folder.
  • Open ApplicationPage.aspx from the solution explorer. Here you can change the layout of the page.
  • You can also change the "PlaceHolderPageTitle" content.

<%@ Assembly Name="$SharePoint.Project.AssemblyFullName$" %>

<%@ Import Namespace="Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationPages" %>

<%@ Register Tagprefix="SharePoint" Namespace="Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls" Assembly="Microsoft.SharePoint, Version=14.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c" %>

<%@ Register Tagprefix="Utilities" Namespace="Microsoft.SharePoint.Utilities" Assembly="Microsoft.SharePoint, Version=14.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c" %>

<%@ Register Tagprefix="asp" Namespace="System.Web.UI" Assembly="System.Web.Extensions, Version=3.5.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35" %>

<%@ Import Namespace="Microsoft.SharePoint" %>

<%@ Assembly Name="Microsoft.Web.CommandUI, Version=14.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c" %>

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="ApplicationPage.aspx.cs" Inherits="SharePointProject.Layouts.SharePointProject.ApplicationPage" DynamicMasterPageFile="~masterurl/default.master" %>

 

<asp:Content ID="PageHead" ContentPlaceHolderID="PlaceHolderAdditionalPageHead" runat="server">

 

</asp:Content>

 

<asp:Content ID="Main" ContentPlaceHolderID="PlaceHolderMain" runat="server">

 

</asp:Content>

 

<asp:Content ID="PageTitle" ContentPlaceHolderID="PlaceHolderPageTitle" runat="server">

Application Page

</asp:Content>

 

<asp:Content ID="PageTitleInTitleArea" ContentPlaceHolderID="PlaceHolderPageTitleInTitleArea" runat="server" >

My Application Page

</asp:Content>

 

  •  Go to the ttp://servername:2010/_layouts/SharePointProject/ApplicationPage.aspx.
  • A new custom application page has been created in SharePoint 2010 as shown below.

Custom Application Page in SharePoint

Thanks for reading this article. I think this will help you a lot.


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