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ASPxNewsControl Class

Represents an ASPxNewsControl.

Namespace: DevExpress.Web

Assembly: DevExpress.Web.v18.2.dll

Declaration

public class ASPxNewsControl :
    ASPxDataViewBase,
    IControlDesigner
Public Class ASPxNewsControl
    Inherits ASPxDataViewBase
    Implements IControlDesigner

Remarks

The ASPxNewsControl is designed to display news or announcements on a web page. This control is shown in the image below:

ASPxNewsControl

The ASPxNewsControl can function in bound and unbound modes:

To access item settings, use the ASPxNewsControl.ItemSettings property. For more information on item settings, see NewsItem.

To allow end-users to immediately navigate to the top of the current page, set the ASPxNewsControl.ShowBackToTop property to true. This shows the Back to top link within items. To specify a custom text for this link, use the ASPxNewsControl.BackToTopText property. It's also possible to display an image before this link, by specifying the ASPxNewsControl.BackToTopImage property.

NOTE

The ASPxNewsControl control provides you with a comprehensive client-side functionality implemented using JavaScript code (see DevExpress.Web.Scripts to learn more):

The client-side API is always available for this control.

Examples

This example demonstrates how the ASPxNewsControl control can be customized to make use of the SEO-friendly paging feature.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true"  CodeFile="Default.aspx.cs" 
Inherits="_Default" %>
<%@ Register Assembly="DevExpress.Web.v8.3, Version=8.3.2.0, Culture=neutral, 
PublicKeyToken=b88d1754d700e49a"
    Namespace="DevExpress.Web.ASPxNewsControl" TagPrefix="dxnc" %>  

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" 
"http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> 

<script runat="server">
</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
 <head id="Head1" runat="server">
     <title>SEO-friendly paging in the ASPxNewsControl</title>
 </head>
 <body>
     <form id="form1" runat="server">

         <dxnc:ASPxNewsControl ID="ASPxNewsControl1" runat="server" 
             DataSourceID="dsSampleDataSource" 
             NavigateUrlFormatString="javascript:void('{0}');" Width="100%" >
             <PagerSettings SEOFriendly="Enabled"></PagerSettings>
             <ItemSettings ShowImageAsLink="True" MaxLength="120" TailText="Details" />
         </dxnc:ASPxNewsControl>

        <asp:XmlDataSource ID="dsSampleDataSource" runat="server" 
            DataFile="~/App_Data/NewsControlRSS.xml" 
            TransformFile="~/App_Data/NewsControlRSS.xslt" XPath="//item" />     
      </form>
 </body>
 </html>
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