Feature Idea: Allow _Admin pages be created in VS 2010

Mar 24, 2010 at 12:05 PM
I'd want to create _admin pages, and I can't find anything in VS 2010 to do that. VS 2010 allows Application Pages only, and they get created in Layouts folder with LayoutsPageBase class instead. Creating a _admin page seems stone-age effort by VS 2010 standards. --Sharad
Mar 27, 2010 at 8:44 AM

Thanks for your input Sharad.



Jun 22, 2010 at 9:04 PM

Sharad, you can add a Mapped Folder to *ANY* location in the SharePoint Root (hive).  In a VS2010 SP project, right click on the project node in Solution Explorer, select Add -->  SharePoint Mapped Folder...  In the dialog that appears navigate to TEMPLATE/ADMIN an then click OK to create a Mapped Folder to the ADMIN folder where admin pages need to go.

Hope this helps,

Mike Morton - Program Manager - Visual Studio

Jul 9, 2010 at 8:14 PM

I think the issue is that when you then add an application page it will automatically be moved to the LAYOUTS folder.

Jul 9, 2010 at 8:19 PM
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