I have a webpart created with visual webpart, it has a GridView and it looks like as following image:

Visual Web Part

For everytime I edit the page containing this webpart it duplicates I.E if I edit this webpart 2time it shows me 4 tables just like the following image: enter image description here

But This thing happens only in editing mode, but sometimes the whole web part disappears!

Thanks in Advice.

  • Sound like your webpart is not handling Postbacks very well.. Not easy to help you without the relevant source code – Robert Lindgren Jun 9 '16 at 13:52
  • Are you adding the columns programmatically every time the page reloads? – Erin L Jun 9 '16 at 13:52
  • @RobertLindgren You can Check my update question to show code – Nderon Hyseni Jun 9 '16 at 13:56
  • @ErinL Yes I am creating columns programatically – Nderon Hyseni Jun 9 '16 at 13:56
  • Not seeing your code, but make sure to do a if(!Page.IsPostBack){ around the code creating your grid. In your case around all code in the Page_Load method – Robert Lindgren Jun 9 '16 at 13:58

Your webpart is behaving like this because your are not handling postbacks correctly. Wrap all code in the Page_Load method with the following

    // Original code here

Some info about PostBack here: http://net-informations.com/faq/asp/ispostback.htm

Or, just before your new databinding of the grid do this

GridView1.DataSource = null;

so it will be

GridView1.DataSource = null;

GridView1.DataSource = dt; 

This question is really an ASP.net question and not SharePoint specific to be fair. It's about understanding the lifecycle of ASP.net pages

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  • It is not duplicating anymore but unpredictably it disappears – Nderon Hyseni Jun 9 '16 at 14:03
  • It is working perfectly thank you so much you are a life saver thanks – Nderon Hyseni Jun 9 '16 at 14:10
  • What part made it work? Only the post back check? – Robert Lindgren Jun 9 '16 at 14:10
  • the first and the second part of answer! – Nderon Hyseni Jun 9 '16 at 14:12

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