HttpHost Element (View)

Last modified: July 15, 2011

Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013 | SharePoint Server 2013

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Renders the URL to the Web application containing the current SharePoint Web site, such as http://server.

  HTMLEncode = "TRUE | "FALSE"
  URLEncodeAsURL = "TRUE | "FALSE">




Optional Boolean. TRUE to convert embedded characters so that they are displayed as text in the browser. In other words, characters that could be confused with HTML tags are converted to entities.


Optional Boolean. Like URLEncode, but TRUE to specify that the string to encode is a path component of a URL so that forward slashes ("/") are not encoded.

Minimum: 0

Maximum: Unbounded

As an example, My server is <HttpHost/> returns the following: My server is

The following example constructs an opening <A> tag, using the HttpHost element to return the server path.

  <![CDATA[ <a href="  ]]>
<HttpHost URLEncodeAsURL="TRUE" />
<LookupColumn URLEncodeAsURL="TRUE" />
  <![CDATA[ ">  ]]>