HtmlMeta.Content Property

Definition

Gets or sets the metadata property value defined by the HtmlMeta control.

public:
 virtual property System::String ^ Content { System::String ^ get(); void set(System::String ^ value); };
public virtual string Content { get; set; }
member this.Content : string with get, set
Public Overridable Property Content As String

Property Value

String

The metadata property value.

Examples

The following code example demonstrates how to use the HtmlMeta control to define HTML <meta> elements for a Web page. Two <meta> elements are defined, one listing keywords describing the page and one listing the date the page was created. The Content property is used to define the content attribute for each <meta> tag.

<%@ Page Language="C#" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<script runat="server">

  protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
  {
    // Create two instances of an HtmlMeta control.
    HtmlMeta hm1 = new HtmlMeta();
    HtmlMeta hm2 = new HtmlMeta();    

    // Get a reference to the page header element.
    HtmlHead head = (HtmlHead)Page.Header;
    
    // Define an HTML <meta> element that is useful for search engines.
    hm1.Name = "keywords";
    hm1.Content = "words that describe your web page";
    head.Controls.Add(hm1);
    
    // Define an HTML <meta> element with a Scheme attribute.
    hm2.Name = "date";
    hm2.Content = DateTime.Now.ToString("yyyy-MM-dd");
    hm2.Scheme = "YYYY-MM-DD";
    head.Controls.Add(hm2);
    
  }
</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>HtmlMeta Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>
    View the HTML source code of the page to see the two HTML meta elements added.
    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>
<%@ Page Language="VB" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<script runat="server">

  Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
    
    ' Create two instances of an HtmlMeta control.
    Dim hm1 As New HtmlMeta()
    Dim hm2 As New HtmlMeta()
    
    ' Get a reference to the page header element.
    Dim head As HtmlHead = Page.Header

    ' Define an HTML <meta> element that is useful for search engines.
    hm1.Name = "keywords"
    hm1.Content = "words that describe your web page"
    head.Controls.Add(hm1)

    ' Define an HTML <meta> element with a Scheme attribute.
    hm2.Name = "date"
    hm2.Content = DateTime.Now.ToString("yyyy-MM-dd")
    hm2.Scheme = "YYYY-MM-DD"
    head.Controls.Add(hm2)

  End Sub
</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head runat="server">
    <title>HtmlMeta Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <div>
    View the HTML source code of the page to see the two HTML meta elements added.
    </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

Remarks

The Content property, together with the Name property, defines a metadata property of the page.

The Content property is rendered to the content attribute of the resulting HTML <meta> element.

Applies to

See also