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Delegate controls provide a means to specify candidate controls for a particular functionality and to choose a functionality provider for those controls.
The following example specifies a control and tool tips to implement for the input box of the search area in SharePoint pages.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <Control Id="SmallSearchInputBox" Sequence="100" ControlSrc="~/_controltemplates/searcharea.ascx"> <Property Name="SearchTextToolTip">Search this site</Property> <Property Name="SearchImageToolTip">Go</Property> </Control> </Elements>