SetAttribute Method

HtmlControl.SetAttribute Method (String, String)


Sets the value of the named attribute on the HtmlControl control.

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

protected virtual void SetAttribute(
	string name,
	string value


Type: System.String

The name of the attribute to set.

Type: System.String

The value to set the attribute to.

Use the SetAttribute method to set an attribute on the HtmlControl server control. All HTML server controls store their attributes in the Control.ViewState property.

HTML attributes are treated by the ASP.NET page framework as properties on the HTML server control to which they belong. The SetAttribute method's name parameter is case-insensitive.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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