OutputCacheProvider.Add Method (String, Object, DateTime)

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Inserts the specified entry into the output cache.

Namespace:   System.Web.Caching
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public abstract object Add(
	string key,
	object entry,
	DateTime utcExpiry


Type: System.String

A unique identifier for entry.

Type: System.Object

The content to add to the output cache.

Type: System.DateTime

The time and date on which the cached entry expires.

Return Value

Type: System.Object

A reference to the specified provider.

If there is already a value in the cache for the specified key, the provider must return that value. The provider must not store the data passed by using the Add method parameters. The Add method stores the data if it is not already in the cache. If the data is in the cache, the Add method returns it.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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