How to use Webbrowser control in

The WebBrowser control of windows application has various properties, methods, and events that we can use to implement user interface features similar to those found in Internet Explorer, following example show that how to navigate web browser control with URL and example also show the use of navigated() method of the control.

Navigate() method Loads the document at the location indicated by the given URL into the WebBrowser control

Webbrowser control in

Following example requires one webbrowser control, one textbox as addressbar called ‘textboxURL’ and one button.
When we give some webpage address in ‘textboxURL’ textbox and click on ‘Go’ button then webbrowser control navigate page according to given address.


enter uri in text box and click on Go button

  Private Sub BtnGo_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles BtnGo.Click
    End Sub

webbrowser control load the page according to given address:

    Private Sub Navigate()
        Dim AddressURL As String = textBoxURL.Text
        If String.IsNullOrEmpty(AddressURL) Then
        End If
        If AddressURL.Equals("about:blank") Then
        End If
        If Not AddressURL.StartsWith("http://") And _
            Not AddressURL.StartsWith("https://") Then
            AddressURL = "http://" & AddressURL
        End If
            WebBrowser1.Navigate(New Uri(AddressURL))
        Catch ex As System.UriFormatException
        End Try
    End Sub

Updates the URL in textbox upon navigation

    Private Sub webBrowser1_Navigated(ByVal sender As Object, _
        ByVal e As WebBrowserNavigatedEventArgs) _
        Handles WebBrowser1.Navigated
        textBoxURL.Text = WebBrowser1.Url.ToString()
    End Sub