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Form.Action Property

Gets or sets the URL to which the form is submitted. The default value is an empty string (""). This API is obsolete. For information about how to develop ASP.NET mobile applications, see the Web site.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.MobileControls
Assembly:  System.Web.Mobile (in System.Web.Mobile.dll)

public string Action { get; set; }
<asp:Form Action="String" />

Property Value

Type: System.String
The URL to which the form is submitted.

The default value, an empty string (""), causes postbacks to the page containing the current form. You can override the default value to submit the form to a different URL.


If the Action property is inherited, the Command control posts form contents to the inherited URL.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

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.