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PersonalizationAdministration.GetCountOfState Method (PersonalizationScope)

Returns a count of the personalization state items in the underlying data store that exist for the specified scope.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public static int GetCountOfState(
	PersonalizationScope scope


Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts.PersonalizationScope
The scope of the personalization state items to retrieve.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The number of personalization state items for the specified scope.


scope is not a valid member of the PersonalizationScope enumeration.


The provider for a personalization provider defined in configuration is not of the correct type.

- or -

The length of the string of any parameter is greater than 256 characters.


A configuration exception occurred while attempting to create and initialize an instance of one of the configured personalization providers.

- or -

The default personalization provider defined in configuration could not be found.


The default provider returned a negative number for the count.

Use this method to determine the number of personalization state items in the underlying data store for the specified scope. Use the GetCountOfState method to further narrow the count to a particular page.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the GetCountOfState method. The complete example can be found in the PersonalizationAdministration class overview topic.

Label4.Visible = false;
TextBox4.Text = PersonalizationAdministration.GetCountOfState(PersonalizationScope.User).ToString();

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.