OrgChart Overview

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The Telerik UI OrgChart TagHelper and HtmlHelper for ASP.NET Core are server-side wrappers for the Kendo UI OrgChart widget.

The OrgChart is a flexible organizational chart component designed to represent a structure of an organization. The OrgChart can illustrate the hierarchy in a company, department, team, or other hierarchical structures.

Basic Configuration

The following example demonstrates the basic configuration of the OrgChart component.

        .DataSource(dataSource => dataSource
            .Read(read => read.Action("RemoteDataBindingData", "OrgChart"))
            .Model(m => {
                m.Id(f => f.ID);
                m.ParentId(f => f.ParentID);
                m.Name(f => f.Name);
                m.Title(f => f.Title);
                m.Avatar(f => f.Avatar);
    <kendo-orgchart name="orgchart">
                <read url="" />
                <orgchart-model id="Id" parent-id="ParentId" expanded="true"
                                name="FullName" title="Position" avatar="Avatar">
                        <field name="ParentId" nullable="true"></field>
                        <field name="Id" type="number"></field>
                        <field name="FullName" type="string"></field>
                        <field name="Position" type="string"></field>
                        <field name="Avatar" type="string"></field>
    public JsonResult Read([DataSourceRequest] DataSourceRequest request)
        List<OrgChartEmployeeViewModel> data = new List<OrgChartEmployeeViewModel>()
            new OrgChartEmployeeViewModel() { ID = 1, Name = "Clevey Thrustfield", Title = "CEO", ParentID = null, Expanded = true, Avatar = "../content/web/orgchart/people/1.jpg"  },
            new OrgChartEmployeeViewModel() { ID = 2, Name = "Sean Russel", Title = "Financial Manager", ParentID = 1, Expanded = true, Avatar = "../content/web/orgchart/people/2.jpg"  },
            new OrgChartEmployeeViewModel() { ID = 3, Name = "Andrew Berry", Title = "Team Lead", ParentID = 1, Expanded = true, Avatar = "../content/web/orgchart/people/3.jpg"  },
            new OrgChartEmployeeViewModel() { ID = 4, Name = "Dilyana Newman", Title = "Accountant", ParentID = 2, Expanded = false, Avatar = "../content/web/orgchart/people/4.jpg"  }

        return Json(data, JsonRequestBehavior.AllowGet);

Functionality and Features


You can subscribe to all OrgChart events. For a complete example on the OrgChart events, refer to the OrgChart Events Demo.

The following example demonstrates how to subscribe to events by a handler name.

      .Events(e => e
    function onSelect(e) {
        // Handle the "select" event.

    function onChange(e) {
        // Handle the "change" event.

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