Retrieve URL references to embedded resources

When developing your MVC widget templates, you may want to reference popular client frameworks and libraries.

Sitefinity CMS provides you with the ability to retrieve the URL of an embedded resource. To do this, you can use the GetWebResourceUrl method of the ResourceHelper class.

The following example registers jQuery in your MVC view:

Depending on whether your project is configured to use CDN, the GetWebResourceUrl method gets the resource from one of the following places:

  • From the CDN.
  • From the resources embedded in Telerik.Sitefinity.Resources assembly.

To enable the use of CDN in your project:

  1. In Sitefinity CMS backend, navigate to Administration » Settings » Advanced » Pages » Script Manager.
  2. Select the Enable CDN checkbox.
  3. Click Save changes.

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