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MapRoute Method (RouteCollection, String, String, Object, Object)

RouteCollectionExtensions.MapRoute Method (RouteCollection, String, String, Object, Object)

Maps the specified URL route and sets default route values and constraints.

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

public static function MapRoute(
	routes : RouteCollection, 
	name : String, 
	url : String, 
	defaults : Object, 
	constraints : Object
) : Route


Type: System.Web.Routing.RouteCollection

A collection of routes for the application.

Type: System.String

The name of the route to map.

Type: System.String

The URL pattern for the route.

Type: System.Object

An object that contains default route values.

Type: System.Object

A set of expressions that specify values for the url parameter.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Routing.Route
A reference to the mapped route.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type RouteCollection. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb384936(v=vs.108).aspx or https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb383977(v=vs.108).aspx.


The routes or url parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

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