These control naming conventions may help provide some organization. Visual Studio sets Name properties to defaults for controls, like Label2. Using these conventions it would be something like lblName.
ASP.NET Control Naming Conventions
ASP.NET Control Naming Conventions are prefixed to the name, such as, lblName or rptEmployee.
Control Naming Conventions List
Naming Convention - Control btn - Button cb - CheckBox cbl - CheckBoxList ddl - DropDownList dtv - DetailsView fmv - FormView grdv - GridView hl - Hyperlink img - Image ib - ImageButton lbl - Label lbtn - LinkButton lb - ListBox lit - Literal mnu - Menu pnl - Panel ph - PlaceHolder rb - RadioButton rbl - RadioButtonList rpt - Repeater sql - SqlDataSource txt - Textbox
If I’ve left a naming convention out please feel free to comment. I will update the Naming Convention List later. Additionally, comment if you use something different.
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