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Sitemap Binding

The PanelBar enables you to create its items by setting a sitemap.

  1. Make sure you followed all the steps from the introductory article on Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC.
  2. Create a simple sitemap with a sample.sitemap file name at the root of the project.

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
        <siteMapNode title="Home" controller="Home" action="Overview">
        <siteMapNode title="Grid">
            <siteMapNode controller="grid" action="index" title="First Look (Razor)" area="razor"/>
            <siteMapNode controller="grid" action="index" title="First Look (ASPX)" area="aspx"/>
        <siteMapNode title="PanelBar">
            <siteMapNode controller="panelbar" action="index" title="First Look (Razor)" area="razor"/>
            <siteMapNode controller="panelbar" action="index" title="First Look (ASPX)" area="aspx"/>
  3. Load the sitemap using the SiteMapManager.

    public ActionResult Index()
        if (!SiteMapManager.SiteMaps.ContainsKey("sample"))
            SiteMapManager.SiteMaps.Register<XmlSiteMap>("sample", sitmap => sitmap.LoadFrom("~/sample.sitemap"));
        return View();
  4. Add a PanelBar.

            .Name("panelbar") // The name of the panelbar is mandatory. It specifies the "id" attribute of the widget.
            .BindTo("sample") //bind to sitemap with name "sample"

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