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SiteMapProviderCollection.Item Property

Gets a SiteMapProvider object with a specific name from the provider collection.

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

public SiteMapProvider this[
	string name
] { get; }


Type: System.String
The name of the SiteMapProvider to find.

Property Value

Type: System.Web.SiteMapProvider
A SiteMapProvider that represents a SiteMapProviderCollection element.

You can use the indexer to iterate over the contents of a SiteMapProviderCollection object.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the Item property to retrieve the default ASP.NET SiteMapProvider object from the SiteMapProviderCollection object that is returned when the Providers collection is accessed.

     // Retrive the SiteMapProviderCollection that contains 
     // the providers currently in use.
     SiteMapProviderCollection providers = SiteMap.Providers;

     // Use the Indexer to retrieve the default provider for ASP.NET.
     SiteMapProvider defaultProvider = providers["AspNetXmlSiteMapProvider"];

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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.