Tuesday, April 23, 2019
There are occasions in which you do not allow your registered users to unregister themselves. For instance a company might require that all employees must have user accounts through which important messages are delivered. The company creates an account for each employee and everything works fine. However, then an employee could go to her profile, click the "UnRegister" link, and she drops herself out. If you have a requirement that a registered user must not be a ... read more
A client needed a list of the users registered on their DNN website. They were using it to replicate the same users on a non-DNN subdomain website. When they asked me about the possibility of this, I answered them without any hesitation that DNN's user accounts module must already have this functionality. But, surprisingly, exporting users to excel or csv files is not built in the user accounts module of DNN. I had to find a module for this and found it. Dotnetnuke ... read more
The current  DNN TIPS page uses our own Unisols Simple Articles module. We are showing the list of all tips and details of each tip on the DNN TIPS page, while showing a list of the latest 5 tips on the front page. Since the module supports template-driven content, there is no limit in how many ways you can  list your "articles". We are using a custom template for this instance that is using HTML tables to list the tips. This is how the module on the page is con ... read more
Sharing modules among DNN portals (i.e. site groups) is not an out-of-the-box functionality in the community edition; however, it is not completely unavailable. Starting from DNN 6.1, the functionality is built in the core, so no matter what edition you use, it does support module sharing. It is just "hidden" in the community edition. Here is a simple way to "unhide" the functionality in the community edition. I tested it on DNN 7.0.0 - 7.1.2, and found out that  ... read more

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