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From monthly archives: September 2010

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SunBlogNuke with Active Social Journal Integration

Today we released a RC version 3.8.0 of our dnn blogging module which includes an option for Active Social journal integration. We finally added Active Social Journal support using the new Journal API. You will learn more about this great new feature over in our team blog. Thanks Will’s help and great support.

A special thanks goes out to Matt Marlor for pushing Will and I to finally make this happen.

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

The SunBlogNuke Team

Tokens Replace Reference for SunBlogNuke

Starting with SunBlogNuke version 3.6.0, the blogging module full supports for dnn core token replace functionality that allows you to use replacement tokens inside your template of widgets like Content Slider Widget. This new feature provides a MUCH needed enhancement to the Ultimate DNN Blog Module - SunBlogNuke. You will find it very helpful and very powerful because you are able to completely customize their own different view from the available data. Today I am taking the time here to give you a brief overview of this awesome function.

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[Kudos] Easy to set up, very flexible, and very powerful DotNetNuke module

We use SunBlogNuke for our Hearing Aid Blog. It is a fantastic DotNetNuke module. It’s easy to set up, very flexible, and very powerful. It has all the bells and whistles needed for a great blog and it’s very easy to manage and administer. Also, the developers respond to queries very quickly and professionally. Highly recommended!

- Daniel Taft (

Most Popular DNN Blogging Module – SunBlogNuke v3.7.8

Today we are glad that the monthly release v3.7.8 for Ultimate DotNetNuke blog module – SunBlogNuke is available for download. In this building we extended dnn core token replace functionality with more awesome & handy tokens and integrated with dnn core profile avatar. In the meant time, that is also a fixed and enhanced version with solving lots of issues and some performance optimizations.As usual, the complete details for all of the changes can be found in the Release Notes.

Major Highlights in v3.7.8:

  • Supported [coreprofilelink] token for blog users so that you can custom it with redirecting to dnn core profile page.
  • Integrated with dnn core profile avatar, which is available in DotNetNuke 5.3.x and later version.
  • Added alternate option to switch comments to Disqus, which is a 3rd party comment system.
  • Enhanced Content Slider Widget with supporting more flexible tokens like [ENTRYTEXT], [blog:title] & [author:avatarurl].
  • Enhanced edit post panel for better user experience.
  • Converted comment status "Reject" into "Delete" to fix issue that Rejected Actually Deletes the Comment from db.
  • Fixed issue where comments with links getting mangled sometimes.
  • Fixed issue where notification always sent no matter whether checked or unchecked in the assignment process.
  • Fixed issue where can not parse template - "Header in the Post" and permalink issue in the template.
  • Fixed issue where thumbnail not works well in the Content Slider Widget.
  • Fixed issue where directly enter specific admin panel without correct permission.
  • Fixed issue where "Latest Without Featured" mode is NOT WORKING in the Content Slider Widget.
  • Fixed issue where the Toggle Dashboard fails pretty badly to use IE7.
  • Fixed issue where modifying user role not work in assign user panel.
  • Fixed issue where ignore "Max.Items.Count" option when applying "LatestWithoutFeatured" mode in Content Slider Widget.
  • Fixed issue where contributors are able to publish post without moderation in WLW.
  • Fixed issue where cannot create new category in WLW.
  • Fixed issue where comments still displays in the recent comment widget after related post deleted.
  • Fixed issue where new tag appears in the tag cloud immediately event if the post is scheduled to publish in the future time.
  • Code refactoring & performance optimization.
  • Other small fixes & 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.

Note that some issues may occur in the upgrade process if you've developed your customized theme. Just refer to the tutorial - A Quick Note for Enhanced and Fixed Version - SunBlogNuke 3.7.x and follow the instructions. Another possible issue may like the post mentioned - Windows Live Writer failure. Hope it makes sense.

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

The SunBlogNuke Team

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