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Real World XML Web Services: For VB and VB .NET Developers by Yasser Shohoud

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13.6. Customizing the Documentation Page

When a user uses a browser to navigate to the Web service end point (for example, weather.asmx) he or she will get a standard help page that lists the Web service's methods. This help page is generated by the file DefaultWsdlHelpGenerator.aspx. We need to customize this page to inform the user that this service requires registration and to give him or her a link to the registration page.

The name of the default help page is specified in machine.config in the section called WebServices:

<wsdlHelpGenerator href="DefaultWsdlHelpGenerator.aspx"/> 

To customize the generated documentation pages, make a copy of this .aspx file and do your customization in this copy. Then edit the machine.config file and specify ...

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