Specifying the Sitemap Provider

A sitemap file is created for each menu control in your application, and a reference for each sitemap file is added to the Providers section located within the siteMap section in the System.web section of your application’s Web.config file.

The ASP.NET menu control uses the SiteMapDataSource control to bind to menu items.  SiteMapDataSource in turn refers to providers defined in your application’s Web.config file to load menu items into memory.  The Providers section in your application’s Web.config file has these attributes:

See Also

Configuring Multi-Level Menus

Specifying Security Roles for Multi-Level Menus

Specifying the Sitemap Provider

Renaming and Deleting Menu Controls

Adding Menu Items Programmatically at Application Run-time

Changing the Application Menu Type from Classic to Multi-level

Improving Multi-Level Menu Performance