New Default Layout of an ASP.NET Web Application in VS2010

February 26th, 2010 | Posted by Vidya Vrat in ASP .NET | Visual Studio

Visual Studio 2010 provided “ASP .NET Web Form Application” has a new default layout (unlike a blank web page in VS 2008 or earlier versions).

New default features added to a VS 2010 Web Application

1- Site.Master page (MaterPage)

2- About.aspx page

3- Account folder, this folder by default contains following pages:

3.i-  ChangePassword.aspx

3.ii- ChangePasswordSuccess.aspx

3.iii-Login.aspx

3.iv-Register.aspx

4- Scripts folder- this folders have some .js files in it

5- Global.asax filse with empty templates of:

5.i – Application_Start

5.ii- Application_End

5.iii-Application_Error

5.iv-Session_Start

5.v- Session_End events.

6- Styles folder, containing Site.css in it

Once you have this application, you can remove unwanted features or remove master-page settings from the Default.aspx.

What happens when we add another form to this applocation

When you choose a new Web Form to be added to this web form application, it “offers you a new item in VS 2010 Add New Item dialog” it shows you a new template “Web Form using Master Page” along with old “Web Form” template; which is anyways available in all other previous version of Visual Studio.

Now if you pick the new template it opens a dialog where it will show you the default provided or if you have added your own MasterPage in a list, so you can apply the selected MasterPage setting on this being newly added web form.


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