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

Returns an anchor element that contains the URL to the specified action method; when the action link is clicked, the action method is invoked asynchronously by using JavaScript.

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

'Declaration
<ExtensionAttribute> _
Public Shared Function ActionLink ( _
	ajaxHelper As AjaxHelper, _
	linkText As String, _
	actionName As String, _
	ajaxOptions As AjaxOptions _
) As MvcHtmlString
'Usage
Dim ajaxHelper As AjaxHelper 
Dim linkText As String 
Dim actionName As String 
Dim ajaxOptions As AjaxOptions 
Dim returnValue As MvcHtmlString 

returnValue = ajaxHelper.ActionLink(linkText, _
	actionName, ajaxOptions)

Parameters

ajaxHelper
Type: System.Web.Mvc.AjaxHelper

The AJAX helper.

linkText
Type: System.String

The inner text of the anchor element.

actionName
Type: System.String

The name of the action method.

ajaxOptions
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).aspx or https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb383977(v=vs.108).aspx.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The linkText parameter is Nothing or empty.

This method renders an anchor element. When the user clicks the link, MVC asynchronously invokes the specified action method via an HTTP POST request. The response of that action method can be used to update a specified DOM element, depending on which AjaxOptions are specified.

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