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SyndicationCategory Class

A class that represents the category of a syndication feed.


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

public class SyndicationCategory

The SyndicationCategory type exposes the following members.

Public methodSyndicationCategory()Initializes a new instance of the SyndicationCategory class.
Public methodSyndicationCategory(String)Initializes a new instance of the SyndicationCategory class with the given name.
Protected methodSyndicationCategory(SyndicationCategory)Initializes a new instance of the SyndicationCategory class with the specified SyndicationCategory instance.
Public methodSyndicationCategory(String, String, String)Initializes a new instance of the SyndicationCategory class with the specified name, scheme, and label.

Public propertyAttributeExtensionsGets the attribute extensions for this category.
Public propertyElementExtensionsGets the element extensions for this category.
Public propertyLabelGets and sets the label of the category.
Public propertyNameGets and sets the name of the category.
Public propertySchemeGets and sets the scheme of the category.

Public methodCloneCreates a copy of a SyndicationCategory instance.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodTryParseAttributeAttempts to parse an attribute extension.
Protected methodTryParseElementAttempts to parse an element extension.
Protected methodWriteAttributeExtensionsWrites the attribute extensions to the specified writer.
Protected methodWriteElementExtensionsWrites the element extensions to the specified writer.

A category allows you to assign one or more keywords that can be used to search for information.

The following code shows how to create a SyndicationFeed and add a SyndicationItem with a SyndicationCategory.

using System;
using System.ServiceModel.Syndication;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Collections.ObjectModel;

namespace SyndicationCategorySample
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)
            SyndicationFeed myFeed = new SyndicationFeed("My Test Feed",
                                                        "This is a test feed",
                                                        new Uri("http://FeedServer/Test"), "MyFeedId", DateTime.Now);
            SyndicationItem myItem = new SyndicationItem("Item One Title",
                                                         "Item One Content",
                                                         new Uri("http://FeedServer/Test/ItemOne"));
            myItem.Categories.Add(new SyndicationCategory("MyCategory"));
            Collection<SyndicationItem> items = new Collection<SyndicationItem>();
            myFeed.Items = items;

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.