Allows you to create zones that are containers for Web Parts. The properties of this class allow you to specify how the zone will appear on your Web Parts page and also the behavior of the zone itself. For example, when you create the zone object, you can allow personalization and/or customization for the Web Parts placed within the zone.
Assembly: Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)
Available in Sandboxed Solutions: Yes
Available in SharePoint Online
The WebPartZone inherits the System.Web.UI.Control.ID property, which is a string value that is used to specify the programmatic identifier assigned to a WebPartZone control. The value of a WebPartZone control's ID property is used to assign the WebPart.ZoneID property of an instance of a WebPart class.