Delegate Controls

Applies to: SharePoint 2016 | SharePoint Foundation 2013 | SharePoint Online | SharePoint Server 2013

Delegate controls provide a means to specify candidate controls for a particular functionality and to choose a functionality provider for those controls.

Example

The following example specifies a control and tool tips to implement for the input box of the search area in SharePoint pages.

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
    <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/">
      <Control 
        Id="SmallSearchInputBox" 
        Sequence="100"
        ControlSrc="~/_controltemplates/searcharea.ascx">
        <Property Name="SearchTextToolTip">Search this site</Property>
        <Property Name="SearchImageToolTip">Go</Property>
      </Control>
    </Elements>


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