Quick Steps to URL Rewriting in Asp.net 4.0

In this article you will learn URL Rewriting in Asp.net 4.0.


Since SEO comes into consideration it becomes the part of web development. These days every website being developed should be optimized to some extent so it could get crawled by Search Engines.Its advisable that you should take care of your URL's rather than showing them in a raw format make them readable by user as well SEO friendly.

URL is the important part that search engines want to take a look before they crawl the pages of your website. There are enormous open source libraries and ISAPI filter available that provides support to help you rewriting your URLs. The SEO and url rewriting is now taken into account and is introduced a supported extension for IIS 7.0/7.5 by providing URLRewriterExtension. But here we're going to discuss how you can rewrite you URL in your Asp.net website with just 3 steps.

  1. Create a Route path entry in RouteCollection First of all add below code your to you Global.asax file. you can add as many route as you want to the RouteCollection object. 
RouteCollection in ASP.NET
  1. Create a class specific to the particular section that implements the IRouteHandler interface to handle the incoming Route and receiving the data from the URL
IRouteHandler in ASP.NET
  1. Finally get into the Asp.net web form and process the request

span style="font-family: 'Courier New';">protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) { int catid = Convert.ToInt32(HttpContext.Current.Items["catid"]); var product = awe.Products.Where(item => item.ProductSubcategoryID == catid); GridView1.DataSource = product; GridView1.DataBind(); }

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