You have custom configuration information for your application that you would like to store in its web.config file.
Modify the web.config file for your application by adding an
<appSettings> element to contain the custom configuration settings:
Locate the web.config file in the root directory of your application (or create one if it does not already exist).
<add> child elements along with
key/value pairs to the
<appSettings> element as required.
In the code-behind class for your ASP.NET page, use the .NET language of your choice to access the
<appSettings> key/value collection through the
Examples 12-1, 12-2, 12-3 through 12-4 show the sample code we’ve written to implement this solution. Example 12-1 shows our web.config file with some
key/value pairs. Example 12-2 shows the .aspx file for a web form that displays the configuration settings. Examples 12-3 (VB) and 12-4 (C#) show the code-behind class that accesses the configuration settings using the
ASP.NET lets you add and then access configuration information specific to your application to the web.config file by means of a special
<appSettings> element. You can add application configuration information by adding an
<add> child element for each parameter, setting the
key attribute to the name of the configuration parameter, and setting the
value attribute to the ...