This article demonstrates how to create a new Progress Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core application by using the templates that come with the Telerik Extensions for Visual Studio.
To create a new Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core application, use the Create New Project Wizard. The wizard detects all installed versions of Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core and lists them in the Version dropdown—this enables you to apply the desired version to your project.
To start the wizard, use either of the following approaches:
Using the Visual Studio 2019 Extensions menu:
- Go to Extentions > Telerik > Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core
- Go to the Telerik menu.
- Click Create New Telerik Project.
Using the Project menu:
- Click File > New > Project.
- Type Telerik in the Search for templates textbox. Click on the Telerik ASP.NET Core MVC Telerik Application.
The Create New Project Wizard allows you to select a target Framework.
If the target Framework dropdown is disabled check the troubleshooting section.
Click on the desired ASP.NET Core version.
The Project wizard allows you to select the desired version of UI for ASP.NET Core. If there is a newer version available that is not downloaded on the machine, you can obtain it without exiting the wizard.
The following project templates are available:
|Blank||The Blank template has the package references and the client-side resources loaded in the view. It also features the expected JSON serialization configuration in the
The Standard template features:
|Grid and Menu||
The Grid and Menu template features:
|Grid Razor Pages||The Grid Razor Pages template includes everything from the Blank Project.
It features an editable grid in
The Dashboard template features:
The Select Theme option allows you to preview all of the available LESS and SASS themes and select the desired one. After the selection is made, the project will include only the files that are required by the selected theme in the
After configuring the settings of the project, click Finish to start creating the new ASP.NET Core application.
As a result, the wizard:
- Creates a new ASP.NET Core application.
- Adds CDN references for the Kendo UI styles and scripts to the
Layoutfile of the project.
- Copies all Kendo UI editor templates.
- Adds a package reference to the
The wizard creates a
Templates folder in the root of the application. By default, the
Templates folder is not visible and is not included in the project. To display it, select the Show All Files button in the Solution Explorer of Visual Studio.