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siteMap Element (ASP.NET Settings Schema)

Defines configuration settings to support the navigation infrastructure for configuring, storing, and rendering site navigation.

This element is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

<configuration> Element
  system.web Element (ASP.NET Settings Schema)
    siteMap Element (ASP.NET Settings Schema)
<siteMap
  defaultProvider="provider name">
  <providers>...</providers> 
</siteMap>

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.

Attributes

Attribute

Description

defaultProvider

Required attribute.

Specifies the name of the provider.

The default is the XmlSiteMapProvider provider.

Child Elements

Element

Description

providers

Defines a collection of navigation providers.

Parent Elements

Element

Description

configuration

Specifies the required root element in every configuration file that is used by the common language runtime and the .NET Framework applications.

system.web

Specifies the root element for the ASP.NET configuration section.

Default Configuration

The following default siteMap element is configured in the root Web.config file in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

<siteMap>
     <providers>
           <add siteMapFile="web.sitemap" name="AspNetXmlSiteMapProvider"
                type="System.Web.XmlSiteMapProvider, System.Web, Version=2.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, 
                PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a" />
     </providers>
</siteMap>

The following code example shows how to add a site map provider in the Web.config file to override the default site map provider that is defined for ASP.NET.

<configuration>
  <system.web>
    <siteMap defaultProvider="XmlSiteMapReader">
      <providers>
        <add 
          name=" XmlSiteMapReader"
          type="XmlSiteMapProvider, System.Web, Version=1.1.3300.0,
                Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a"
          siteMapFile="my.sitemap" 
          description="XmlSiteMapProvider that loads my.sitemap"/>
      </providers>
    </siteMap>
  </system.web>
</configuration>

Configuration section handler

System.Web.Configuration.SiteMapSection

Configuration member

SystemWebSectionGroup.SiteMap

Configurable locations

Machine.config

Root-level Web.config

Application-level Web.config

Requirements

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) version 5.0, 5.1, or 6.0

The .NET Framework version 2.0

Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

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