Developing a Web Ring using ASP.NET Web Service and User
Web ring is nothing but a set of related sites linked to each other in some
way. Each site participating in the web ring puts a web ring navigator on their
pages (typically at the bottom) which allows the visitors to navigate the web
ring. This code sample will tell you how to create such a web ring user control
Functionality of Web Ring
- Navigating to the previous site from the web ring
- Navigating to the next site of the web ring
- Navigating to any random site from the web ring
- Join the web ring
- Go to the hub of the web ring. Hub is typically the home page of a web
site that is maintaining the web ring.
The VS.NET project provided along with this article contains following files:
||This is the main web user control file that provides web ring user
interface. All the participating sites must use this user control on
their web sites.
||This web service is consumed by the user control to get next site,
previous site and random site.
||This is web ring hub.
||This is a page where in user can join the web ring. You can improve
this page as per your requirement.
||This class contains functionality of navigation such as next site,
previous site and random site. This class is used by the web service.
||These are test forms representing web sites from the web ring
||SQL Server script for creating WebRing table in any database
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