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Our more recent DotNetNuke CMS articles are listed below:


The Remote Certificate is Invalid

Configuring the SMTP settings on a DotNetNuke website gave the error, remote certificate is invalid, from the mail server: There has been an error trying to send the test email. The error is: The remote certificate is invalid according to the validation procedure I often find that errors on a DotNetNuke […]
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DotNetNuke How to Add alt Text to an Image

Alt text can be added to a DotNetNuke image either at the time of adding the image to the text content, or subsequently if required. DotNetNuke manages uploaded images and documents through the File Manager. I prefer to use the file manager to upload and manage my images and documents […]
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Increase the DotNetNuke Maximum File Upload Size

I find the default limit on file upload size in DotNetNuke can be too restrictive. The default DNN upload file size is 8Mb. The setting is within the web.config file in the root of the DNN website file installation. Look for the section <system.web>.     <!-- allow large file uploads […]
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DNN FAQ Unknown Server Tag dnn:DnnListBox

Catching up with DotNetNuke site updates I observed an error on a page with the FAQ module installed. The website had been updated to DNN 8.0.4. Bellow is the DNN FAQ module error DotNetNuke.Services.Exceptions.ModuleLoadException: Unknown server tag 'dnn:DnnListBox'. ---> System.Web.HttpParseException: Unknown server tag 'dnn:DnnListBox'. ---> System.Web.HttpParseException: Unknown server tag 'dnn:DnnListBox'. […]
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Catalook Store Module Guest User Checkout

The DotNetNuke Catalook store module offers the option to complete the purchase with a guest account. If you are running an online shop you may prefer to allow transactions to be completed without the visitor creating an account. Forcing the website visitor to create an account as a part of […]
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DNN Login Link not Showing

Configuring a DNN website to show a login link. A small change to implement but where is the relevant checkbox? Reconfiguring a DNN website to show the login link I was looking to reintroduce the login link. The code for the skin included the references for the login/logout and user […]
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ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.ZipException Exists in Both

After updating a DNN website to it’s latest version I like to check the extensions page for any required updates too. Having logged into the website its an easy pass through the extensions page as a check for notified updates. Following the update of one DNN installation, the extensions page […]
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Creating a DNN Private Page to Share Information

Creating a DNN private page which is viewable only by members of an organisation is a great way of sharing information. A private page on a website is viewable anywhere with an Internet connection. Restricting access by user role allows the information to be kept away from public view. The […]
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XML File for use with DotNetNuke Skin

DNN uses an XML file to provide the configuration settings for skins based upon HTML files. The XML file details such options as whether the menu is vertical or horizontal There are two methods of DotNetNuke skin creation, Writing the .ascx file and associated files Bundling an html file and […]
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DNN Admin Site Settings Duplicate Key

Reapplying a DNN skin caused duplicate key error. Reviewing the portal directories revealed the caused of the error. Wishing to make a minor change to a DotNetNuke skin I left the version number as is. Uploading the file I confirmed the overwrite. Following the addition of this updated skin to […]
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