How to read a key from the Web.Config file in ASP.NET app using C# ?

Published on February 10, 2016 by Senthil Kumar

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If you want to read the values based on the key from the web.config file in your ASP.NET application using C# , you can use the  WebConfigurationManager to do it.

How to read a key from the Web.Config file in ASP.NET app using C# ?

Assume that the configuration file contains the below values

      <add key="UserName" value="username"/>

If you want to read the value of the key ("UserName") , you can use the WebConfigurationManager as shown below.

string userNameValue = WebConfigurationManager.AppSettings["UserName"]

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