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How to return a string as result from a Controller in ASP.NET MVC 4 Application ?


Do you want to return a string as result from a Controller in ASP.NET MVC 4 Application ? If Yes , you can use return the ContentResult instead of the actual view/partial view.

How to return a string as result from a Controller in ASP.NET MVC 4 Application ?

public ActionResult Index() {

return Content("Ginktage.com is a technology and programming blog");

}

In the above example , the ContentResult is returned as plain text.

Senthil Kumar B
Senthil Kumar is a former Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He is a Co-Author of the book "Windows 10 Development Recipes using JavaScript and CSS" for Apress Publication. He is a technical presenter, blogger, mentor and a Geek.  Senthil is a regular speaker is various local user groups. He has presented at conferences like Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS) & Microsoft DevCamps. You can reach out to him via his Twitter handle @isenthil.