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From monthly archives: January 2010

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'January 2010'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

[Kudos] Most powerful dnn blog module and geat support

We bought several other Blog Modules, and found SunBlog to be not only the most powerful, but it has the best integration into Windows Live Writer. Their support is great also.

Chip Meyer (thechip.com)

SunBlogNuke v3.0 Released

I am pleased to announce that SunBlogNuke 3.0.0 has been released.  SunBlogNuke 3.0.0 is a monthly stabilization release and includes a number of fixes aimed at improving the overall stability and flexibility of the platform. Over the last year we have been undergoing a lot of efforts behind the scenes in how we manage the DotNetNuke release process so that our releases are becoming more predictable and with greater emphasis on testing.  This particular release reflects those process improvements. As usual, the complete details for all of the changes can be found in the Release Notes.

Major Highlights

  • Enhanced the thumbnail feature.
  • Extended the featured widget module by adding random view mode and [ENTRY] token with which you do some more customizations, like showing random testimonial described in that post Showcase your testimonials with featured widget.
  • Supported profile feature and you can show author’s profile in the bottom of every post as WordPress.
  • Added the ability to specify the maximum number of related posts rendered in every post view mode.
  • SEO optimization in category view
  • Implemented separate archive feature with all the posts categorized by month.
  • Enhanced Tag cloud module in the sidebar with supporting common and flash mode (known as "TagCumulus").
  • Added the ability to customize post time with Formatting Date Time with suffix like 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th.
  • Fixed issue where blog user table was related with the core user data and caused problems when deleting any portal with any blog instance.
  • Fixed issue that "description can not be null." when trying to retrieve the Rss Feed.
  • Supported the author avatar showed in the recent posts list and single post view, which is default demonstrated in the [RoyalYellow] theme.
  • Cleaned up the database script and removed some unnecessary stored procedures.
  • Updated the CookComputing.XmlRpc dll and fixed the conflict between modules, like Metapost module.
  • Made it compatible with more old dnn version and now you can apply it DNN4.6.x and later version, including latest DNN v5.2..2.
  • Other fixes and more customizations.

As with any release, we recommend you perform a complete file and database backup before performing any upgrade on a production website and that you first conduct a trial upgrade on a staging version of the site. Following these guidelines will ensure that you are able to recover should any unforeseen problems arise during the upgrade process.

You can get it here. Enjoy blogging and good writing! :)

The SunBlogNuke Team

Showcase your testimonials with featured widget

Here I would like to share some simple steps to implement random testimonials with our featured widget of Ultimate DNN Blog Module - SunBlogNuke. Hopefully these will give you some ideas for use in your own dnn website when you are using our dnn blog module.

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[Kudos] SunBlogNuke brings WordPress-level blogging capabilities to DotNetNuke

SunBlogNuke brings WordPress-level blogging capabilities to DotNetNuke. I have only found one feature missing that I felt was important, and the developer added it practically overnight. I even have my blog integrated with several of third-party services via the MetaWeblog API. If you need a blog on your DNN site in a flash and the core module doesn't give you just what you need, then buy SunBlogNuke!

Bruce Onder(www.bruceonder.com)

Alternative SunBlogNuke Installation Guide

The Ultimate DNN Blog Module - SunBlogNuke is well known for its ease of installation. Under most circumstances installing SunBlogNuke for DotNetNuke CMS is a very simple process and takes less than five minutes to complete. Recently our client Samuel Phung (Windows Embedded MVP) built embedded101.com with our premier blog module. In the mean time, he also contributed a detailed installation guide about SunBlogNuke for his customers, which I think it is awesome tutorial for you our clients. You can access it in the download page.

If you have more tricks and tips about SunBlogNuke, please share it here or contribute it to us. If necessary, you can get longer subscription for our module. :)

Ultimate DNN Blog Module – SunBlogNuke Roadmap

The future of SunBlogNuke looks bright and we have a lot of ideas we want to implement. As I promised in the last post, we will update the Ultimate DNN Blog Module – SunBlogNuke Roadmap for new year 2010 so you can see the good stuff we are planning for.

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Transfer Showcase Gallery with SunBlogNuke

Today we demonstrated the DNN Blog Module case study here and would like to let us know that actually you also build the gallery with SunBlogNuke, like wordpress. With SunBlogNuke, our showcase gallery owns more killer features, especially Web 2.0, like tags, facebox effect, social bookmark etc. Also with Window Live Writer integration, we are able to manage those showcase posts easily and efficiently. Please let us show you how it action.

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Goals and Resolutions for SunBlogNuke in the New Year

Goals and Resolutions for Ultimate DNN Blog Module – SunBlogNuke

To all of you who are our clients and follow Ultimate DNN Blog Module – SunBlogNuke , I wish you the happiness and success during 2010.  I hope that 2010 finds you in good health and full of happiness.

What are your goals and resolutions for this coming year? What are your dreams? What do you hope to accomplish with your DNN website or in your business in general? Here I would like to share us that my goals and resolutions for 2010 are mainly about our Ultimate Blog Module –SunBlogNuke for DotNetNuke CMS:

  1. More improvements, optimizations and customizations
  2. Get the official website SunBlogNuke recognized/known
  3. Provide more tutorials and documents for our clients
  4. Build our own community and hope it will established trust and a deep sense of connection with our clients
  5. Provide great supports and feedback for our products

Next we will post a detailed roadmap about our Ultimate Blog Module –SunBlogNuke in the new year. Please stay tuned and request your expected features. :)

Launching the Theme Directory for SunBlogNuke Platform

Today we happily announce that we have launched this theme directory to provide SunBlogNuke themes of quality and integrity. We craft our themes with a goal of simplicity and professionalism and strive to inject each design with a dose of modest elegance. I believe that your website is not just a tool, it is an integral part of your identity. There you can browse through the posts to view the theme thumbnail and submit your ratings for the best of the bunch. Also the directory is a place for you to showoff your customized theme powered by SunBlogNuke. All submitted themes will be approved to our directory list. We welcome any tasteful theme powered by SunBlogNuke or DNN. So if you are Looking for the awesome SunBlogNuke themes? Here's the place to find them! Welcome to the Free SunBlogNuke Themes directory. Later we will provide you the more detailed information with the free download links. Please stay tuned. :)

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