FormExtensions.BeginForm Method (HtmlHelper, Object)
Writes an opening <form> tag to the response. When the user submits the form, the request will be processed by an action method.
Assembly: System.Web.Mvc (in System.Web.Mvc.dll)
- Type: System.Web.Mvc.HtmlHelper
The HTML helper instance that this method extends.
- 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. This object is typically created by using object initializer syntax.
Return ValueType: System.Web.Mvc.Html.MvcForm
An opening <form> tag.
Usage NoteIn Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type HtmlHelper. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).
The BeginForm method renders a form that will be handled by a controller action method.
You can use this method in a using block. In that case, the method renders the closing </form> tag at the end of the using block.