WebHelpers.Mvc5 1.1.0

A collection of helpers for ASP.NET MVC5.

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Install-Package WebHelpers.Mvc5 -Version 1.1.0
dotnet add package WebHelpers.Mvc5 --version 1.1.0
<PackageReference Include="WebHelpers.Mvc5" Version="1.1.0" />
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WebHelpers.Mvc5

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A collection of helpers for ASP.NET MVC5.

CssRewriteUrlTransformAbsolute

Converts any URLs in the input to absolute using the application's base directory.
The standard CssRewriteUrlTransform class doesn't use the application's absolute path required
by many assets.

For example, url(../fonts/glyphicons.woff) is rewritten as
url(Contoso/Content/fonts/glyphicons.woff) for an application whose base directory is Contoso.

.Include("~/Content/css/bootstrap.min.css", new CssRewriteUrlTransformAbsolute())

IsLinkActive

When building static navigation, there are two approaches to highlight the link of the current page
as active. Either you can run some JavaScript to sniff out the URLs or you can build out an if statement
for every link to determine whether or not to apply the class.

To make the second option easier, you can turn this:

<li class="@(ViewContext.RouteData.Values["Action"].ToString() == nameof(HomeController.Index) ? "active" : "")">
    <a href="@Url.Action("Index", "Home")"><i class="fa fa-link"></i> <span>Home</span></a>
</li>

into this:

<li class="@Url.IsLinkActive("Index", "Home")">
    <a href="@Url.Action("Index", "Home")"><i class="fa fa-link"></i> <span>Home</span></a>
</li>

AddVersion

Adds a cache-busting version number, which is the number of ticks since the last write time of the file,
as a query parameter to the URL of the asset.

<img src="@Url.Content("~/Content/img/user.png").AddVersion()" />

outputs

/Content/img/user.png?v=636296810982047488

EnumHandler

Renders Enums as a frozen object in JavaScript to promote re-usability between the server and client.

Add to your Web.config:

<system.webServer>
    <handlers>
        <remove name="WebHelpers" />
        <add name="WebHelpers" verb="GET" path="WebHelpers.axd" type="WebHelpers.Mvc5.Enum.EnumHandler" preCondition="integratedMode" />
    </handlers>
</system.webServer>

WebHelpers.Mvc5

Build Status

A collection of helpers for ASP.NET MVC5.

CssRewriteUrlTransformAbsolute

Converts any URLs in the input to absolute using the application's base directory.
The standard CssRewriteUrlTransform class doesn't use the application's absolute path required
by many assets.

For example, url(../fonts/glyphicons.woff) is rewritten as
url(Contoso/Content/fonts/glyphicons.woff) for an application whose base directory is Contoso.

.Include("~/Content/css/bootstrap.min.css", new CssRewriteUrlTransformAbsolute())

IsLinkActive

When building static navigation, there are two approaches to highlight the link of the current page
as active. Either you can run some JavaScript to sniff out the URLs or you can build out an if statement
for every link to determine whether or not to apply the class.

To make the second option easier, you can turn this:

<li class="@(ViewContext.RouteData.Values["Action"].ToString() == nameof(HomeController.Index) ? "active" : "")">
    <a href="@Url.Action("Index", "Home")"><i class="fa fa-link"></i> <span>Home</span></a>
</li>

into this:

<li class="@Url.IsLinkActive("Index", "Home")">
    <a href="@Url.Action("Index", "Home")"><i class="fa fa-link"></i> <span>Home</span></a>
</li>

AddVersion

Adds a cache-busting version number, which is the number of ticks since the last write time of the file,
as a query parameter to the URL of the asset.

<img src="@Url.Content("~/Content/img/user.png").AddVersion()" />

outputs

/Content/img/user.png?v=636296810982047488

EnumHandler

Renders Enums as a frozen object in JavaScript to promote re-usability between the server and client.

Add to your Web.config:

<system.webServer>
    <handlers>
        <remove name="WebHelpers" />
        <add name="WebHelpers" verb="GET" path="WebHelpers.axd" type="WebHelpers.Mvc5.Enum.EnumHandler" preCondition="integratedMode" />
    </handlers>
</system.webServer>

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
2.1.1 2,098 10/15/2019
2.1.0 16,210 8/17/2018
2.0.0 5,484 8/15/2018
1.3.0 1,929 5/4/2018
1.2.0 12,971 11/9/2017
1.1.0 392 11/9/2017
1.0.0 4,088 7/23/2017
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