ServiceContractAttribute.Name Property

Gets or sets the name for the <portType> element in Web Services Description Language (WSDL).

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

public string Name { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The default value is the name of the class or interface to which the ServiceContractAttribute is applied.


The value is null.


The value is an empty string.

Use the Name and the Namespace properties to control the name and namespace of the <portType> element in WSDL.

//The following code contains an example of a duplex contract that contains a callback contract.
    Name = "SampleContract", 
    Namespace = "Silverlight", 
    CallbackContract = typeof(IDuplexClient))]
public interface IDuplexService
    [OperationContract(IsOneWay = true)]
    void Order(string name, int quantity);

public interface IDuplexClient
    [OperationContract(IsOneWay = true)]
    void Receive(Order order);


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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