ASP.NET MVC TextBox Overview

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The Telerik UI TextBox HtmlHelper for ASP.NET MVC is a server-side wrapper for the Kendo UI TextBox widget.

The TextBox provides a set of default API configuration options that can be set during its initialization such as value, placeholder, and so on.

Basic Configuration

The following example demonstrates the basic configuration for the TextBox.

    @(Html.Kendo().TextBox()
        .Name("textbox") // The name of the TextBox is mandatory. It specifies the "id" attribute of the TextBox.
        .Value("John Doe") // Set the value of the TextBox.
    )

Functionality and Features

  • Appearance—The TextBox comes with built-in styling options that allow you to customize the appearance of the component.
  • Labels—You can associate the TextBox with a label.
  • Accessibility—The TextBox is accessible by screen readers and provides WAI-ARIA, Section 508, WCAG 2.1, and keyboard support.
  • RTL support—You can use the Right-to-left (RTL) support of the TextBox to render its content for right-to-left languages, such as Arabic, Hebrew, Chinese, or Japanese.
  • Events—The TextBox emits multiple events that you can handle and control the behavior of the component.

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