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DNN CMS How-To Manuals

By Aaron Lopez

Since 2006, I've been creating websites on the DNN CMS. I've learned a lot since then and I want to share my knowledge with you.

Here is my collection of easily digestable how to manuals and tip & tricks to help you get the most of your DNN website. Enjoy!

Aaron

DNNSharp Action Form + Bootstrap 4 Tweaks
DNN

DNNSharp Action Form + Bootstrap 4 Tweaks

I really like DNNSharp's Action Form module. Unfortunately they haven't kept up to date with making it completely compatible with Bootstrap 4. As I build all of my custom DNN Themes using...

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Responsive Pull Quotes in EasyDNNNews
DNN

Responsive Pull Quotes in EasyDNNNews

Check out this brilliant pull quote. I want to show you how you can create this for your bloggers. A client I work with runs a popular blog and asked me how they can add in some simple...

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Auto Anchors in 2SXC
DNN

Auto Anchors in 2SXC

My clients love to be able to send their users directly to anchored sections of content on a page. For example, an anchor like this. It's so convenient to be able to send someone to a...

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My current favourite DNN Skinning Techniques
DNN

My current favourite DNN Skinning Techniques

Since starting DNN skinning in 2006, I've picked up a few tricks along the way. There are a few articles out there on DNN skinning where you can piece together how DNN skins work. But I want...

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Configure Google Analytics or Google Tag Manager in DNN 9+
DNN

Configure Google Analytics or Google Tag Manager in DNN 9+

The DNN interface for Google Analytics was removed in the earlier versions of DNN9. Luckily, it was re-added back into 9.3.1. I'm going to show you how to find the Google Analytics...

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Style the default Login module
DNN

Style the default Login module

DNN is not the prettiest out of the box. Even now in version 9.2+ the stock Login module looks a bit dated and maligned. A new client recently asked me to make the stock DNN Login module look...

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Set the Primary Administrator on a DNN Website
DNN

Set the Primary Administrator on a DNN Website

Every DNN website has a "Primary Administrator". By default, the Primary Administrator is the host account if you don't set up an Admin in the beginning. The "Primary...

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Enable Composite Files and Minify CSS and JS in DNN
DNN

Enable Composite Files and Minify CSS and JS in DNN

Fewer HTTP requests and compressed and de-space-fied files make front-end loading of websites faster. It's just one part of the equation for serving faster webpages. I want to show you how to...

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2SXC and EasyDNNNews
DNN

2SXC and EasyDNNNews

Better design and easier content updates in DNN This is a follow up post to my post about "Content Design" in web design. You can read that here: Design Content that is Easy to...

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Wolf X Machina

Next Level Interface Development for the DNN CMS

DNN themes, module design, and more from Wolf X Machina.

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