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Awesome DNN8 News Module

Today we are glad to announce that SunBlogNuke v8.0.3 is available to free upgrade.

As you know, DNN8 with MVC and SAP released for a while and DNN9 is on road for next generation CMS. So this building v8 will focus on more attentions on integrating with DNN8 framework. More exciting things are lots of handy features implemented in this package, for example Markdown support for better writing experience. Hope win business together :)

Why not have a try? Get started now.

SunBlogNuke Version 8.0.3
Min DotNetNuke version required: v7.1.0

  • ENH - totally compatible with DNN8.
  • ENH - support feed for aggregating output contentslider widget.
  • ENH - support markdown writing for blog content.
  • ENH - Razor template support with $YOURTHEME/_Shared/@_xxx.cshtml.
  • ENH - integrated with bootstrap FontAwesome style with removing old images and styles.
  • ENH - support core themes to be copied for new theme building with more customizations.
  • ENH - optimizations about tags combine action, including new jQuery auto-complete plugin.
  • ENH - Gravatar can be hosted by alternative proxy service, such as http://gravatar.duoshuo.com/avatar .
  • FIX - Disqus comment component not work due to settings not save.
  • FIX - Tags with Chinese characters not work with TagCloud plugin in the tag view.
  • FIX - Permalink not work in built-in search result.
  • FIX - author displayed as "anonymous" issue if he/she deleted from blog user list.

As usual, the complete details for all of the changes can be found in the Release Notes.

  1. If you are still using older versions, we recommended that you should upgrade this stable package.
  2. If you are applying upgrade process, please BACK UP YOUR CHANGES BEFORE PROCEEDING and follow up the suggested upgrade path: v2.1->v5.2->v6.0+.

You can get it here. We hope that with this generation dnn blog module you can enjoy the blog writing and it will make your life better; plus if you have any good advice about our products, please feel free to leave a comment or contact us.

The SunBlogNuke Team

Ultimate DNN7 Blogging Module

Today we are glad to announce that SunBlogNuke v7.0.5 is available to free upgrade. It looks a long time without any updates from our team, however, don’t worry about this project and we are still paying lots of attentions on developing better software/products for you and it will be never dead :)

As for any new website based DNN framework, the building DNN7 should be recommended, no doubt. So this building focus on more attentions on integrating with DNN7 framework, for example, the separate url provider based "Advanced Url" component of DNN core. More exciting things are lots of handy featured implemented in this package. Seamlessly integration with 3rd party commercial module also taken into account, for example, MyTokens now supported well. Hope win business together :)

Why not have a try? Get started now.

SunBlogNuke Version 7.0.5
Min DotNetNuke version required: v7.1.0

  • ENH - supported email templates for subscription feature and now you can configure different email templates for specific blog instance.
  • ENH - supported to access more properties of DNN core profile in the theme level, such as FirstName or LastName of blog author like "<%=Entry.AuthorProfile.FirstName%>".
  • ENH - supported category image to show in the list of dashboard if exist.
  • ENH - supported 'bulk delete' action for entries list of dashboard.
  • ENH - meta title/description & header for archives view configurable for better SEO purpose.
  • ENH - resolved ugly slug with friendly text/characters, for example, it will automatically transform "some $ugly ###url wit[]h spaces" into "some-ugly-url-with-spaces".
  • ENH - integrated with MyTokens module(http://my-tokens.dnnsharp.com/) of DNNSharp corp, including dnn core tokens.
  • ENH - totally compatible with DNN7
  • ENH - integrated with lots of DNN7 core features, such as friendly url extesnion.
  • ENH - supported new search API of DNN7 with implementing "ModuleSearchBase".
  • ENH - replaced code editor in theme customization panel with dnn core one - CodeMirror plugin.
  • ENH - disabled keywords auto retrieved from tags when empty due to irrelevant keywords - http://sixestate.com/meta-keyword-tags-still-useful/.
  • ENH - updated obsolete methods & profile widget.
  • ENH - support option to limit page links of pagination control.
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  • FIX - post thumbnail removed after editing post and threw exception when uploading the same thumbnail.
  • FIX - blog export url not found 404 when portal built by sub folder format like "http://www.domainname.com/subportal_xx".
  • FIX - enclosure url not resolved with absolute path in the RSS feed.
  • FIX - Google recaptcha not built by https with DNN secure enable.
  • FIX - shortcut ctrl-enter feature of search box not work with DNN7.
  • FIX - social icons not pop up properly on hover status with DNN7 style.

As usual, the complete details for all of the changes can be found in the Release Notes.

If you are still using older versions, we recommended that you should upgrade this stable package.

If you are applying upgrade process, please BACK UP YOUR CHANGES BEFORE PROCEEDING and follow up the suggested upgrade path: v2.1->v5.2->v6.0+.

You can get it here. We hope that with this generation dnn blog module you can enjoy the blog writing and it will make your life better; plus if you have any good advice about our products, please feel free to leave a comment or contact us.

The SunBlogNuke Team

Compatible SunBlogNuke v5.8 Building for DNN5

Migrate DNN Blog Data

As we promised ever, we always maintain the independent branch of SunBlogNuke compatible well with older version of DNN  CMS, such as the DNN4-building.

Today we would like to announce that we have built another compatible package of SunBlogNuke for DNN5.2+.

Even through you are still using the DotNetNuke 5, you don’t have to be worry about it and just feel free to let it there without any update as you like. Surely, the development status is still active; we will include updates with fixes if necessary.

You can get it here. We hope that with this generation dnn blog module  you can enjoy the blog writing and it will make your life better; plus if you have any good advice about our products, please feel free to leave a comment or contact us.

Note:

1) If your dnn website is DNN5.2 above, you should ignore this package and get more latest package.

2) We may charge $25/hour for premium support of these compatible buildings or some additional feature requests.

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BTW,  if you would like to upgrade it with latest package in your DNN5/DNN6/DNN7+ website, the recommended upgrade path will be changed as follows:

v2.x/v3.x/v4.x –> v5.2 –> v6.2 or the latest package

And if you are troubleshooting with upgrade, please take a look at these tutorials below:

Common problems with SunBlogNuke

Known issues related with upgrade

Speed Up DNN Publishing Tool v6.1

Speed Up DNN Publishing Tool v6.1 with Better Performance

Today we are glad to announce that SunBlogNuke v6.1 is available to free upgrade. It looks a long time without any updates from our team, however, don’t worry about this project and we are still paying lots of attentions on developing better software/products for you and it will be never dead :)

As more and more websites built by SunBlogNuke, our clients not only focused on the efficiency and better usability but also asked more requests about the performance of this publishing tool. Indeed it is time to speed up another performance action. We reviewed the performance of all the store procedures with SQL Server Profiler and invested where it was running slow and why. In the process, we built accurate iteration to fix them with running lots of testing. Even through we may missed something else,  there had been no sacrifice of quality and stability in the SunBlogNuke product and we assured you that the SunBlogNuke v6.1 will be speeded up in your DotNetNuke website.

Why not have a try? Get started now.

Major Highlights in v6.1:
Min DotNetNuke version required: v6.0.0

  • ENH - SQL optimizations with better performance, mainly for default blog view and Content Slider Widget.
  • ENH - supported new tokens "DigNum" and "BuryNum" for post entity.
  • FIX - upgrade issue from "4.8.0" to "6.0" caused by SQL script.
  • FIX - approved/rejected links always show when posting new comment.
  • FIX - date time not referring to the preferred timezone of every current user any more.
  • FIX - email notification not delivered when new comment posted.
  • FIX - threw exception when aggregate feed based on portal level.

If you are applying upgrade process, please BACK UP YOUR CHANGES BEFORE PROCEEDING and follow up the suggested upgrade path: v2.1->v5.2->v6.0+.

NOTE: from v6.0 the SunBlogNuke will begin to not support DotNetNuke 5.x any more because it will utilize core APIs introduced from DNN6+, such as daylight savings time. If you are still using the dnn5, you don’t have to be worry about it because we will also maintain independent branch of the older version 5.8.x, which will always be compatible with dnn5 and may be updated with fixes without new features any more.

You can get it here. We hope that with this generation dnn blog module you can enjoy the blog writing and it will make your life better; plus if you have any good advice about our products, please feel free to leave a comment or contact us.

The SunBlogNuke Team

Separate Branch v5.2 Compatible with DNN4

Separate Branch v5.2 Compatible with DNN4

As we promised ever, we always maintain the independent branch of SunBlogNuke and build it compatible well with older version DNN4.x. Even through you are still using the DotNetNuke 4, you don’t have to be worry about it and just feel free to let it there without any update as you like. Yes, the development status is active, too; we may include some updates with fixes if necessary.

Today we would like to announce that we had updated the latest package of SunBlogNuke for DNN4 from v4.8 to v5.2, which is available for free upgrade.

In this version we had included lots of cool features introduced by the main building and fixed some urgent bugs introduced by the last building, including SQL script and installation manifest conflict with DNN4.

You can get it here. We hope that with this generation dnn blog module  you can enjoy the blog writing and it will make your life better; plus if you have any good advice about our products, please feel free to leave a comment or contact us.

BTW,  if you would like to upgrade it with latest package in your DNN5/DNN6/DNN7+ website, the recommended upgrade path will be changed as follows:

v2.x/v3.x/v4.x –> v5.2 –> v6.1 or the latest package

And if you are troubleshooting with upgrade, please take a look at these tutorials below:

Common problems with SunBlogNuke

Known issues related with upgrade

Announcing SunBlogNuke Version 6.0

sunblognuke v5 for dnn

Finally the SunBlogNuke 6.0 is available to free upgrade today and it will be first version of next generation blog optimized for DNN6 & DNN7. In this building we fixed some critical issues, including daylight savings time issue with removing timezone option and Windows Azure Cloud Compatibility; plus implemented lots of enhancements, such as feature related posts with thumbnail and posts migration between blog instances in the same portal/website.

And next we will focus more attentions on mobile devices, including responsible theme and App to manage blog posts/comments. Now we are trying to find professional designer, if you are interested in our blogging/article module or familiar with DNN skin design, you can contact us and help us design better theme with HTML5.

Major Highlights in v6.0:
Min DotNetNuke version required: v6.0.0

  • ENH - supported to feature related posts with thumbnails.
  • ENH - implemented posts migration between blog instances in the same portal/website.
  • ENH - compatible with Windows Azure Cloud.
  • ENH - supported embed slideshow with optional extension "FancyGallery".
  • ENH - supported "subscription management" panel and notification for blog owners/website admin about subscription changed, such as subscribed or unsubscribed.
  • FIX - thumbnail issue with png transparent.
  • FIX - daylight savings time issue with removing timezone option.
  • FIX - always exception occurred when saving blog settings.
  • FIX - meta description with html entities like '&amp ;' etc.
  • FIX - trackback bug not based on blog settings.
  • FIX - 'keywords' issue in the tag view and resolved it as "NOINDEX, FOLLOW".
  • FIX - comments with HTML tags.
  • FIX - resolved the upload button of post thumbnail not clickable.

NOTE: from v6.0 the SunBlogNuke will begin to not support DotNetNuke 5.x any more because it will utilize core APIs introduced from DNN6+, such as daylight savings time. If you are still using the dnn5, you don’t have to be worry about it because we will also maintain independent branch of the older version 5.8.x, which will always be compatible with dnn5 and may be updated with fixes without new features any more.

You can get it here. We hope that with this generation dnn blog module  you can enjoy the blog writing and it will make your life better; plus if you have any good advice about our products, please feel free to leave a comment or contact us.

The SunBlogNuke Team

New Brand SunBlogNuke 5.8 with Subscription

We are excited to announce the final release of SunBlogNuke 5.8.0. This release brings a totally new design feature with subscription, which will allow visitors to subscribe blog newsletter in handy. As a result, the optional widget called "Subscription" now included in the core package and you can add it in any page to build target blog newsletter sign up form. Yes, that is initial version so welcome any feedback/advices about this feature after your trying. And, we refactored core theme "Simplicity" to support built-in post thumbnail since there are lots of questions/requests raised in the forum and asked why their thumbnail not expected to show in the post list. As DotNetNuke focus more attentions on social share and online community, we also followed the trend and enhanced all the social features on our DNN blogging module, including fixes with social issues.

We’d like to thank the community, sponsors and most of all the amazing feedback that have supported and guided this unique #dnn #blogging #module. We encourage you to participate wherever you can, you input and help are always appreciated. Thanks a lot for your trust on our dnn products.

Major Highlights in v5.8:
Min dnn version required: dnn 5.3.1

  • ENH - added optional 'Subscription' widget into core package and supported visitors to subscribe.
  • ENH - removed those outdated icons in social widget. such as MySpace.
  • ENH - supported core 'Simplicity' theme with post thumbnail.
  • ENH - supported 'PubSubHubbub' protocol in rss feed.
  • ENH - supported social bookmark with any external customized code/script, including addthis service.
  • ENH - moved "show all archives link" option into archives widget settings.
  • ENH - optimized export content and fixed issues in the import process.
  • FIX - tag archives view with security problem and "itemsmax" option in rss feed.
  • FIX - invalid author ids caused lots of ThreadAbortExceptions.
  • FIX - failure to delete blog authors.
  • FIX - email notification not show html format correctly.
  • FIX - shortcut link to approve comment not work.

The complete details for all of the changes can be found in the Release Notes.

You can get it here. Blog your way and enjoy life. :)

The SunBlogNuke Team

SunBlogNuke v5.6.2 works well with DNN7

SunBlogNuke v5.6.2 works well with DNN7

The SunBlogNuke team is excited to announce the final release of 5.6.2 today. This release mainly focused on fixes introduced by last version and also some enhancements. More exciting is that we completed some compatible testing on #DNN7 and it runs well. If you are still using older versions, we recommended that you should upgrade this stable package. Now let’s go through all the awesome highlights included in this buildings :)

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Announcing SunBlogNuke 5.6.0 Final

UI Design Refactoring

The SunBlogNuke team is excited to announce the final release of 5.6.0. This release brings a totally new design UI in the admin panels and lots of enhancements and fixes throughout the module to make things smoother, faster, and more polished. Try it now!

We’d like to thank the community, sponsors and most of all the amazing feedback that have supported and guided the awesome #dnn #blogging #module. We encourage you to participate wherever you can, you input and help are always appreciated. Thanks a lot for your trust on our dnn products.

Major Highlights in v5.6:
Min dnn version required: dnn 5.3.1

  • ENH - redesigned UI of all the admin panels.
  • ENH - supported open search provider.
  • ENH - supported rel "prev" and "next" meta tags in the post detail view.
  • ENH - supported template-driven in the tag cloud widget.
  • FIX - invalid ids, such as categoryid, requested by search engine bot and caused lots of ThreadAbortExceptions.
  • FIX - categories bind not correctly in the edit post panel.

The complete details for all of the changes can be found in the Release Notes.

You can get it here. Blog your way and enjoy life. :)

The SunBlogNuke Team

Fixed package v5.4 of SunBlogNuke

I hope everyone is having a good morning! Today we are glad that SunBlogNuke v5.3 is available for free upgrade.

In this building, we focused on fixing lots of issues introduced from v5.x, such as upload thumbnail button not clickable and avatar not resolved correctly. If you ever upgrade with older v5.x, we recommended that you should upgrade this stable package. In a couple of days, we will collect more feedback about this building and if possible we may repackage it with more small fixes. So please pay close attention to our announcements/updates. Thanks a lot for your trust on our dnn products.

Major Highlights in v5.3:
Min dnn version required: dnn 5.3.1

  • ENH - SEO enhancements with archives views.
  • FIX - date token issue in the content slider widget with multiple languages environment.
  • FIX - bugs "delete action show for blog contributors role" and "not all email notify templates show in the admin panel".
  • FIX - script conflict with jQuery and made Admin bar as well as the various module Admin action buttons all disabled.
  • FIX - resolved thumbnail url issue and upload button not clickable.
  • FIX - url not found when shared with 'LinkedIn' item of social widget.
  • Lots of other small fixes

The complete details for all of the changes can be found in the Release Notes.

You can get it here. Blog your way and enjoy life. :)

The SunBlogNuke Team

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