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ASPxWebControl.GlobalTheme Property

Gets or sets the name of the Theme to be globally applied to all DevExpress web controls across the entire web site.

Namespace: DevExpress.Web

Assembly: DevExpress.Web.v23.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Web


public static string GlobalTheme { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

A string value specifying the theme name.


Use the GlobalTheme property to apply the selected Theme to all DevExpress web controls within the web site. If the GlobalTheme property is not specified, it returns the theme Web.config option value.

Depending on your application needs, you can use the GlobalTheme property at different levels within your application. The main requirement is that a global theme should be explicitly assigned on executing each request.

  • Page Level

    protected void Page_PreInit(object sender, EventArgs e){
            DevExpress.Web.ASPxWebControl.GlobalTheme = "Aqua";
  • Application Level - in Global.asax

    protected void Application_PreRequestHandlerExecute(object sender, EventArgs e) {
                DevExpress.Web.ASPxWebControl.GlobalTheme = "Aqua";
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