AjaxExtensions.RouteLink Method (AjaxHelper, String, String, AjaxOptions)

Returns an anchor element that contains the virtual path for the specified route values; when the link is clicked, a request is made to the virtual path asynchronously by using JavaScript.

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

public static function RouteLink(
	ajaxHelper : AjaxHelper, 
	linkText : String, 
	routeName : String, 
	ajaxOptions : AjaxOptions
) : MvcHtmlString


Type: System.Web.Mvc.AjaxHelper

The AJAX helper.

Type: System.String

The inner text of the anchor element.

Type: System.String

The name of the route to use to obtain the form post URL.

Type: System.Web.Mvc.Ajax.AjaxOptions

An object that provides options for the asynchronous request.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.MvcHtmlString
An anchor element.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type AjaxHelper. 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) or https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb383977(v=vs.108).


The linkText parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or empty.

The RouteLink method renders an anchor (a) element that links to a URL, which could resolve to an action method, a file, a folder, or some other resource.