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From monthly archives: April 2011

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SunBlogNuke v4.4.5 with Subscription & More Flexibility

Today we are glad that the building v4.4.5 of Ultimate DotNetNuke blog module –  SunBlogNuke is available for free upgrade. It implemented the initial subscription feature with a brand new widget called "Subscription", where you can place into your blog sider bar for users to subscribe the email notification when new post published; in the meanwhile, initially it introduced the extension mechanism with more flexibility and extendibility,  with which you will extend the core framework easily and implemented the customized business logic. For example, you would like to support Markdown Syntax in comments or auto-publish to twitter/facebook (any 3rd-party social services) when writing a new post, now you can complete it by implementing the customized extensions, such as Markdown Extension or Twitter Extension. More awesome widgets are included into this building, such as alternative "Archives" widget and "Profile" widget to show the profile of your blog authors with handy template and tokens. Later we will publish more tutorials about those topics and please stay tune. As usual, the complete details for all of the changes can be found in the Release Notes.

Major Highlights in v4.4.5:

  • ENH - Supported new 'Archives' widget, which allows you to show the blog archives with flexible settings in any page of dnn website.
  • ENH - Supported new handy 'Profile' widget, which you can integrate with to show the profile of your blog authors .
  • ENH - Supported new fields [PublishedDate] & [LastModifiedBy] in the post entity.
  • ENH - Supported new tokens {block:customfield:xxx} and {else} in the Content Slider Widget.
  • ENH - Supported to develop customized controls, which may be originally in the 'shared' folder, for the current theme.
  • ENH - Supported the plus view with quick way to deal with common tasks, such as approve comment & regenerate links.
  • ENH - Enhanced the Disqus integration.
  • ENH - Enhanced search result view.
  • ENH - Released the additional language resource packages - Spanish & Italian.
  • FIX - Possible XSS vulnerability issue in the Rsd hander.
  • FIX - Monthly Archive list collapses when Month clicked.
  • Lots of other fixes & enhancements.

NOTE: 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 if your original version of SunBlogNuke is lower version, like 3.x, and you've developed your customized theme. Please refer to the tutorial - Must-Read Note for SunBlogNuke v4.x and follow the instructions. Hope it makes sense.

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

The SunBlogNuke Team

Facebook Like Button Making Your DNN Blog more Attractive

As we promised ever, we are trying to build an enhanced and ultimate publishing tool on the DotNetNuke(DNN) platform with a focus on simplicity, ease of extendibility, web standards and usability. We hope that you can build what you would like to with more flexibility and extendibility and the WordPress-level blogging engine is our target until now. Today I would like share you how to add Facebook like button into your dnn website with Ultimate Blog Module – SunBlogNuke plus integrate with Facebook OpenGraph meta .

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