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SiteMapPath.Provider Property

Gets or sets a SiteMapProvider that is associated with the Web server control.

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

public SiteMapProvider Provider { get; set; }
<asp:SiteMapPath Provider="SiteMapProvider" />

Property Value

Type: System.Web.SiteMapProvider
A SiteMapProvider instance that is associated with the control. If no provider is explicitly set, the default site map provider is used.


The provider named by the SiteMapProvider property is not available.

- or -

There is no default provider configured for the site.

The Provider property specifies an instance of a site map provider to use with the control. This provider may be different from the provider identified by the SiteMapProvider property, if set.

.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.