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LinkExtensions::ActionLink Method (HtmlHelper, String, String)

Returns an anchor element (a element) for the specified link text and action.

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

[ExtensionAttribute]
public:
static MvcHtmlString^ ActionLink(
	HtmlHelper^ htmlHelper, 
	String^ linkText, 
	String^ actionName
)

Parameters

htmlHelper
Type: System.Web.Mvc::HtmlHelper
The HTML helper instance that this method extends.
linkText
Type: System::String
The inner text of the anchor element.
actionName
Type: System::String
The name of the action.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc::MvcHtmlString
An anchor element (a element).

Usage Note

In 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 https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb384936.aspx or https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb383977.aspx.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The linkText parameter is nullptr or empty.

The ActionLink method renders an element that links to an action method.

The following example shows how to use this form of the method.

@Html.ActionLink("Go to contact page", "Contact")
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