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Container.CreateSite Method

Creates a site ISite for the given IComponent and assigns the given name to the site.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

protected virtual ISite CreateSite(
	IComponent component,
	string name


Type: System.ComponentModel.IComponent
The IComponent to create a site for.
Type: System.String
The name to assign to component, or null to skip the name assignment.

Return Value

Type: System.ComponentModel.ISite
The newly created site.

If the name parameter is null, the IComponent is added to the Container without an identifying name.

This method can be overridden by a derived class. Implementers that need to override the CreateSite method can provide a custom implementation through a class that implements the ISite interface.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.