DynamicControl.HtmlEncode Property


Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the data for the control is HTML-encoded before rendering.

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

public bool HtmlEncode { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the data for the control is HTML-encoded before rendering; otherwise, false. The default is true.

Use the HtmlEncode property to specify whether field values are HTML-encoded to their respective string representations before they are displayed.


HTML-encoding field values helps to prevent cross-site scripting attacks and malicious content from being displayed. This property should be enabled whenever possible. For more information, see Script Exploits Overview.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
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