Last Updated: July 20, 2016
· therealhappy

Bootstrap & MVC - Select active link on 'Pills Navbar'

I used this approach to select the right 'pill' in the navigation:

<li @if (@ViewContext.RouteData.GetRequiredString("controller") == "Home") { @Html.AttributeEncode("class=active"); }><a href="/">Home</a></li>

If you call the GetRequiredString() method with the parameter "controller", it returns the current controller-name as string.

It seems a little hacky, but it's faster than to write an extension method or do the selection manually with javascript.

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Спасибо ))

over 1 year ago ·

Wow, spent over 3 hours combing the web trying different suggestions and this one rocks. IT is sooo simple I don't know how you came up with it. Thanks a million.

over 1 year ago ·

Hi happy, hab leider keine andere Kontaktmöglichkeit gefunden als hier. Ich suche dringend einen richtig guten C# Entwickler wie dich! Entschuldige den Spam! Bela

7 months ago ·