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SQL add a Default to an Existing Table Column

When a previously created database table requires the addition of a default value. Can the amendment be made easily? And without recourse to the SQL Configuration Manager. I had configured a database table. Subsequent testing showed that one of the fields required a default value. I was testing for a […]
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DotNetNuke Admin Pages

DotNetNuke divides the admin pages for a website into two sections:  common settings and advanced settings. To view the admin options hover over the Section Common Settings covers: Event Viewer – File Management – Page Management – Recycle Bin – Security Roles – Site Settings – User Accounts – Section […]
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DotNetNuke Admin Themes

The DotNetNuke admin themes page shows the skins and containers available for use by the website. The page is dividend into 4 sections: Theme editor Themes Containers Edit Theme Attributes Theme editor Use the dropdown lists and checkboxes to restrict the themes and containers listed. Whilst reviewing the page I […]
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DotNetNuke Admin Device Preview Management

On the Admin Device Preview Management page there are a number of pre-defined mobile devices, tablets and phones. Above the list of mobile devices there are: A combo box (to add a new name, or select an existing device) 3 text boxes to specify the browser size and agent details. […]
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DotNetNuke Admin Search Admin

The DotNetNuke Search Admin page is for the management of the internal search indexing, not for search engines such as Google, Baidu, and Bing. I have found that over time some entries within the search index are old, having lost their prior page content reference. The search admin page can […]
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CustomValidator with Client JavaScript

I had crafted a custom validator for an DNN asp.net web page with a function to validate form elements. Using the DNN pop-up calendar, with appropriate date formatting according to the browser, had issues with visitors not setting the language within the browser correctly. It was also decided that using […]
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A RadioButtonList in a GridView

A GridView is to include a RadioButtonList in its presentation. The options are to be populated as fixed options, not taken from a database. The example below takes values from the DotNetNuke Lists and displays them as a radio button list. In the presentation file there is a GridView, called […]
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Empty the DNN Site Log

An excessively large SiteLog table is likely to have an impact on the performance of your website. Do you know how many entries there are and whether the older ones are being cleaned out? I have found that the DNN Site log table can be prone to growing, unrestricted. This […]
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DNN Browser Compatibility

Older versions of DotNetNuke supported the configuration of the browser compatibility of a website through the file /js/ClientAPICaps.config The operation of the default DotNetNuke SolPart menu with regard to different browsers is governed by this file. The file is divided into a number of sections, for example: <functionality nm="DHTML" desc="Dynamic […]
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DNN 9 Where's the Allowable File Extensions?

Is the Allowable File Extensions in DNN 9 missing or simply hidden? The good news is that it’s still available. The Allowable File Extensions is a list of those file types configured by their file extension which are permitted to be uploaded to the website. It’s given as a comma […]
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