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What is the difference between ASP.NET(classic) and ASP.NET(EJWEB)?


A newer version of “Essential Studio for ASP.NET (EJWEB)” includes most of the features from classic version, and provides several advantages over the classic version. We have listed some of major difference in the below table.

The new suite of ASP.NET controls are client side rendering of HTML5/JavaScript controls, so it has lightweight controls. It offers better performance and better support for touch interactivity.


Feature And Functions



Control Rendering

Rendering in Server side.

Rendering in Client side.

Third party support (like Angular JS, Knock out JS)

Not Available.


Element Type

Normal HTML Elements.

HTML and HTML5 Elements.

Compatible with Bootstrap CSS



Full-fledged Touch support

Not Available.

Available, because it’s compatible with Mobile device.

Localization Support



Client Side API’s


More API’s Available than Classic controls.

RTL support



Theming support

Available, multiple themes like Classic Olive, Image Blue, Black, Vista, Office2007 Black, etc.

Available, we have provided twelve variants, which includes both light and dark variations.



Good One

Better than Classic controls.

Responsive control

No, It won’t.

Yes, compatible with both mobile and desktop.



Demo site links:

ASP.Net (Classic) - http://asp.syncfusion.com/demos/ui/tools/

ASP.Net (EJWEB)- http://asp.syncfusion.com/demos/web/


Help document links:

To get more information about control and its features. Please refer the below documentation link.

ASP.Net (Classic) - http://help.syncfusion.com/asp.net

ASP.Net (EJWEB)- http://help.syncfusion.com/aspnet


Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
3796 02/09/2015 02/09/2015 ASP.NET Web Forms (Classic) General
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