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WebContext Class

Manages the path context for the current Web application. This class cannot be inherited.

Namespace: System.Web.Configuration
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public sealed class WebContext
public final class WebContext
public final class WebContext
Not applicable.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the WebContext class.

using System;
using System.Configuration;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.Configuration;

namespace WebContextTest01cs
  class UsingWebContext
    static void Main(string[] args)
        // Set the path of the config file.
        string configPath = "/aspnet";

        // Get the Web application configuration object.
        Configuration config =

        // Get the context.
        WebContext webContext = (WebContext)config.EvaluationContext.HostingContext;

        // Display title.
        Console.WriteLine("ASP.NET WebContext Info");

        // WebContext - Application Level.
        Console.WriteLine("ApplicationLevel: {0}", 
        // WebContext - Application Path.
        Console.WriteLine("ApplicationPath: {0}", 
        // WebContext - Path.
        Console.WriteLine("Path: {0}", webContext.Path.ToString());
        // WebContext - Site.
        Console.WriteLine("Site: {0}", webContext.Site.ToString());
      catch (Exception ex)
        // Unknown error.

      // Display and wait.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0