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Set Configuration Property Globally on the Server for Multiple Grids


Product Progress® Telerik® UI Grid for ASP.NET MVC
Product Version 2018.2.620


How can I add No Data Found as a global template for all Grid in my application and show it when no records are available?


  1. Create a custom Kendo UI Grid HtmlHelper.
  2. In the custom HtmlHelper, set the NoRecords property.

    The following example demonstrates how to create a custom MyGrid HtmlHelper.

    using System;
    using System.Collections.Generic;
    using System.Linq;
    using System.Web;
    using System.Web.Mvc;
    using Kendo.Mvc.UI;
    namespace MyNamespace
        public static class MyHtmlHelperExtensions
            public static Kendo.Mvc.UI.Fluent.GridBuilder<T> MyGrid<T>(this HtmlHelper helper, string name)
                where T : class
                return helper.Kendo().Grid<T>()
                .NoRecords("No data found");
  3. Use Html.MyGrid instead of Html.Grid.

      .Columns(columns =>
      .DataSource(dataSource => dataSource
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