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UrlHelper.Action Method (String, String, Object, String)

Generates a fully qualified URL to an action method by using the specified action name, controller name, route values, and protocol to use.

Namespace:  System.Web.Mvc
Assembly:  System.Web.Mvc (in System.Web.Mvc.dll)

public virtual string Action(
	string actionName,
	string controllerName,
	Object routeValues,
	string protocol
)

Parameters

actionName
Type: System.String
The name of the action method.
controllerName
Type: System.String
The name of the controller.
routeValues
Type: System.Object
An object that contains the parameters for a route. The parameters are retrieved through reflection by examining the properties of the object. The object is typically created by using object initializer syntax.
protocol
Type: System.String
The protocol for the URL, such as "http" or "https".

Return Value

Type: System.String
The fully qualified URL to an action method.

The URL that is returned by this method has a format like the following:

/Home/About

If special characters in the URL must be encoded, use the Encode method. For the previous example, the Encode method returns the following URL:

%2fHome%2fAbout

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