DotNetNuke Tips & Tricks

Friday, March 18, 2011 by Ian Robinson

Analyzing DotNetNuke CTP Upgrades with the IIS SEO Toolkit

Filed under: Tips & Tricks, DotNetNuke

As a community member running a well-established DNN site, I took the opportunity to test out the new DNN 6.0 CTP upgrade package today on a backup I had of dnnGallery. I also used the IIS SEO Toolkit to do some before-upgrade and after-upgrade comparisons on the website so that I could see what kind of impact it had on the website.

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Tuesday, March 15, 2011 by Cuong Dang

Enhanced 40 Fingers StyleHelper SkinObject

Filed under: Tips & Tricks, Skinning, DotNetNuke

We've been messing with more DotNetNuke development in mobile (smart phones and tablets) environment lately and have learned a great deal of knowledge in dealing with devices and OSes. Recently we found that need to make sure the page is rendering appropriate content and meta viewport when viewed on mobile devices. Ian looked into 40 Fingers Style Helper Skin Object and it allows the ability to add meta to head of the document when building your skin without doing it manually on the page level.

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Wednesday, March 9, 2011 by Cuong Dang

The Design That Didn't Make It

Filed under: Elsewhere, DotNetNuke

While cleaning up my laptop today I discovered some of the old design files I did a while ago but never shown it to anybody. If you're a long time user of DotNetNuke, you might remember the old DotNetNuke website look and feel (red theme) before it was using the Minimal Extropy skin.

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Tuesday, February 1, 2011 by Ian Robinson

Continuing the Conversation: Securing Passwords in DotNetNuke

Filed under: Tips & Tricks, DotNetNuke

A few weeks ago I came across a blog post from Mitchel Sellers about securing DotNetNuke passwords in DNN. The gist of it is as follows: You do...

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Monday, January 24, 2011 by dnnGallery

We've officially owned!

Filed under: Site News

When Ian and I had this idea of showcasing awesome work within DotNetNuke community to the world, we went out and looked for some good domain names. We came to a decision to pick dnnGallery as it is straightforward and self-explained enough. However, the .com domain wasn’t available for us at that time. It’s been a few years since we launched the site it’s been quite well received. We're all been busy but managed to get time to devote to this site and maintain content and submissions that are va...

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Monday, January 24, 2011 by Cuong Dang

DotNetNuke CSS Precedence, What You Should Know.

Filed under: Skinning, Module Development, DotNetNuke

 DotNetNuke skinning isn’t easy as long as you figure out exactly how CSS files from the framework get loaded at runtime. I remember when I first started creating skins, I had to spend a tremendous amount of time fine tuning the details such as typography, padding, margin, and so on. My job became so much easier when I found out the secret is understanding DotNetNuke CSS precedence. There are many CSS files being loaded on a page when a user lands on your site. Depending on how your site i...

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