How to: Transform Web.config When Deploying a Web Application Project

When you deploy a Web site, you often want some settings in the deployed application’s Web.config file to be different from the development Web.config file. For example, you might want to disable debug options and change connection strings so that they point to different databases. This topic explains how to set up a Web.config transform file that is applied automatically during deployment in order to make changes to the deployed versions of Web.config files.

How to: Transform Web.config When Deploying a Web Application Project