AjaxExtensions.RouteLink Method (AjaxHelper, String, String, RouteValueDictionary, AjaxOptions)

Returns an anchor element that contains the virtual path for the specified route values; when the link is clicked, a request is made to the virtual path asynchronously by using JavaScript.

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


<ExtensionAttribute> _
Public Shared Function RouteLink ( _
    ajaxHelper As AjaxHelper, _
    linkText As String, _
    routeName As String, _
    routeValues As RouteValueDictionary, _
    ajaxOptions As AjaxOptions _
) As MvcHtmlString
Dim ajaxHelper As AjaxHelper 
Dim linkText As String 
Dim routeName As String 
Dim routeValues As RouteValueDictionary 
Dim ajaxOptions As AjaxOptions 
Dim returnValue As MvcHtmlString 

returnValue = ajaxHelper.RouteLink(linkText, _
    routeName, routeValues, ajaxOptions)
public static MvcHtmlString RouteLink(
    this AjaxHelper ajaxHelper,
    string linkText,
    string routeName,
    RouteValueDictionary routeValues,
    AjaxOptions ajaxOptions
static MvcHtmlString^ RouteLink(
    AjaxHelper^ ajaxHelper, 
    String^ linkText, 
    String^ routeName, 
    RouteValueDictionary^ routeValues, 
    AjaxOptions^ ajaxOptions
static member RouteLink : 
        ajaxHelper:AjaxHelper * 
        linkText:string * 
        routeName:string * 
        routeValues:RouteValueDictionary * 
        ajaxOptions:AjaxOptions -> MvcHtmlString
public static function RouteLink(
    ajaxHelper : AjaxHelper, 
    linkText : String, 
    routeName : String, 
    routeValues : RouteValueDictionary, 
    ajaxOptions : AjaxOptions
) : MvcHtmlString


  • linkText
    Type: System.String

    The inner text of the anchor element.

  • routeName
    Type: System.String

    The name of the route to use to obtain the form post URL.

Return Value

Type: System.Web.Mvc.MvcHtmlString
An anchor element.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type AjaxHelper. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb384936(v=vs.108) or https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb383977(v=vs.108).


Exception Condition

The linkText parameter is nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) or empty.


The RouteLink method renders an anchor (a) element that links to a URL, which could resolve to an action method, a file, a folder, or some other resource.

See Also


AjaxExtensions Class

RouteLink Overload

System.Web.Mvc.Ajax Namespace