Archive for May, 2011

Adding htmlattributes to a ActionLink

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

To add htmlattributes to a ActionLink might be needed for instance for the layout of the page.

@Html.ActionLink("Link text", "action", "Controller", null, new {style="float:left"})
//Adding a css class (need the @sign as class is a keyword for the compiler). It is also possible to use a Capitol C in Class but then it fails some validations.
@Html.ActionLink("Link text", "action", "Controller", null, new {@class="myCssClassName"})
//the syntax for the Html.ActionLink (used in this example is)
public static MvcHtmlString ActionLink(
	string linkText,
	string actionName,
	string controllerName,
	RouteValueDictionary routeValues,
	IDictionary<string, Object> htmlAttributes