To create an empty ASP.NET web application, ensure you have Visual Studio 2013 open; you might want to create an empty solution or open an existing one where we can put the project that we'll create. Let's prepare the ground using the following steps:
Create a new web application by navigating to File | New Project.
Select Web after navigating to Installed | Visual C#.
On the central panel of the dialog box, select ASP.NET Web Application, give it a name, and click on OK, as shown in the following screenshot: