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HostingEnvironment.ApplicationPhysicalPath Property

Gets the physical path on disk to the application's directory.

Namespace:  System.Web.Hosting
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public static string ApplicationPhysicalPath { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The physical path on disk to the application's directory.

The following code example uses the ApplicationPhysicalPath property to construct a path to a data file in the application's App_Data directory. For the full code required to run the example, see the Example section of the VirtualPathProvider class overview topic.

// Set the datafile path relative to the application's path.
dataFile = HostingEnvironment.ApplicationPhysicalPath + "App_Data\\XMLData.xml";

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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