ASP.NET MVC Web.config move ConnectionStrings to separate file
Let’s get the connectionStrings inside the web.config file to a separate file for better maintenance of the code.
Step 1: Open your web.config file.
Step 2: You will see your connectionStrings code in there
Step 3: Add a new config file name as ConnectionStrings.config and copy the above code into it
Step 4: In your web.config where the code was change the path to the new ConnectionStrings.config file
Step 5: Run the application normally
Why we did this?
- Separate code helps better maintenance of the code.
- Easy change of the connection to database when hosting.
- Maintain separate files for development and deployment environment.
These are just some options you can do more.