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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  • ENH - removed those outdated icons in social widget.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

Improved DNN Blog Traffic with Social Sharing

Social-Bookmark

As the most popular #DNN #Blog #Module, SunBlogNuke would like to build better user experience for your blog writing & shared actions. Also clients ever raised issue that the bookmark configure looks little difficulty and no idea how to make it work. Fortunately, the SunBlogNuke v5.0 simplify the settings configure without losing flexibility.

Integrated with Journal Module in DNN 6.2

Get Social with DNN Blog

As you know, the DNN 6.2 Social API enables developers to write applications that access and control the activity feed, user relationships, social groups, user profiles and notifications. Quickly these are modules (not distributed with the core) that are integrated with new 6.2 features (relationships, journal, notifications, services framework, etc.), such as Active Forums 5.0 & DotNetNuke Q&A 1.x. Now our ultimate dnn module - #SunBlogNuke will be one member to embrace those social features, especially for the journal activity stream. Let us go through how to apply it now.

Get Social with Enhanced DNN Blog Version 5.3

Get Social with DNN Blog

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 continued to embrace Social Networking features with providing "post to Facebook" option in the edit post panel so that you can update the post status in your Facebook feed easily. More exciting is that we implemented a new extension called "SyncJournal", which support to update the blog post/comment to new journal module in DNN 6.2 and you can refer to this tutorial how to apply it. And as we promised in the old posts, we did have plan to utilize lots of core APIs & awesome features introduced from DNN5+ & DNN6 - we decided to include sitemap provider into the core framework this version. Due to this upgrade, it will require min dnn version dnn 5.3.1.

As usual, we collected clients' feedback and requests from our forum – in the building we finally tried to implement the enhanced version of core "Content Slider Widget" and called it "Content Slider Plus", which initially implemented multiple blogs & categories  support and highly customizable with lots of popular slider effects. You just have to configure it with UI, some attractive slider with blog posts will be there at once. Take a look at how it action in the bottom of feature page.

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

  • ENH - Implemented a new extension called "SyncJournal", which support to update the blog post/comment to new journal module in DNN 6.2 and you can download it in our extensions directory
  • ENH - Included blog sitemap provider in the core framework.
  • ENH - Enhanced blog theme with the ability to include "script.js" in customized theme folder.
  • ENH - Added 'post to Facebook' button in the edit post panel so that you can update the post status in your Facebook feed easily.
  • ENH - Supported multiple blogs & categories in Content Slider Plus, which is the enhanced version of core "Content Slider Widget".
  • FIX - import/export bug & supported meta description with NULL - invisible in the tag view.
  • FIX - enableEventValidation issue with custom field in the edit post panel.
  • FIX - Updated assembly 'CookComputing.XmlRpcV2.dll'.
  • FIX - Removed assembly 'Recaptcha.dll' because it may be conflicted with other modules also applied with this assembly.
  • 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

Universal DNN Comment Module - Comments+ v3.0

dnn-comment-module

As you know, we would like to make CommesntPlus as the cross-module & highlight comments solution based on DotNetNuke platform, in other word, it should be a universal comments/voting system to be integrated with across multiple different modules on a dnn site. So the generic comment system is one essiontial feature to be implemented. Contratulations, now it have been included from v3.0 building.  Let us go through new attractive features now.

Premier DNN Article/News Module - SunBlogNuke v5.2

I hope everyone is having a good morning! Today we are glad that SunBlogNuke v5.2 is available for free upgrade, which is totally compatible with new generation DotNetNuek 6.2. Following the social trend of dnn core framework, we also embraced Social Networking features and implemented social aware application with SunBlogNuke. In this building, we introduced lots of bigger changes, such as implemented "Post Thumbnail" feature & integration with our brand new gallery module - GalleryPlus, supported Open Graph meta tags & more popular social services, added ability to tweet your post status etc. Now let us dive into details about those fantastic changes.

Upgrade SunBlogNuke.com with DNN 6.1.5

Upgrade_dnn6_blog_module

As Day of DotNetNuke Charlotte 2012 coming soon and the dnn 6.2 will be released in May 15. We would like to be ready for this important updates with a ton of new capabilities, more excellently for us is that it includes two huge areas:  social and service framework. In order to make everything run well, yesterday we began to upgrade our dnn website sunblognuke.com with stable core framework version 6.1.5 firstly. It took some hours to complete the whole upgrade process, including some fixes & UI adjustments. In this post we will share a bit around the growing pains that were experiences throughout the process and hope it helps with everyone, who also like to upgrade their dnn website.

Free Twitter Feed Widget for DNN Blog

Note: sorry that the widget was down and not work any more due to a new Twitter API.

If you are finding a highlight solution to display your most recent Twitter updates on your DNN website, the "Twitter Feed widget" module will be exactly what you need. With the free widget, it is easy to integrate the twitter feed into the sidebar of dnn blog to show your latest tweets.

Out of the box, you just need to specify the public twitter account info (username) and this dnn widget will do the rest for you. Moreover, you can control how tweets are displayed from widget settings panel, such as Number of displayed Tweets & whether to Show Replies. The cache mechanism also let your dnn website avoid critical website load traffic.

Getting Started with CommentsPlus

CommentsPlusAs you know, we released a new cross-module & highlight comments solution based on DotNetNuke platform a while ago. We hope to build a universal comments/voting system to be integrated with across multiple different modules on a dnn site. And this awesome module was announced as "Comments+". You may be interested in what sets Comments+ apart from other DNN comment modules, please visit the post Ultra DNN Comments System - CommentsPlus in details. Today we would like to show you how to get started with CommentsPlus. Until now, this module allows you to add the popular comments engine Disqus or Facebook in any page of your DotNetNuke website. So the tutorial will cover Disqus & Facebook section.

Social Bookmarking for DNN Blog - SunBlogNuke

ShareThis

When it comes to Blogging, traffic is the main factor and it can be gained by many strategies. Meanwhile, traffic depends on number of factors however "Social Bookmarking" is the most important and common factor. So you can get a lots of traffic by joining popular Social Bookmarking sites, such as Twitter, Facebook, Digg & new cool Google+. The Ultimate DNN Blog Module – SunBlogNuke supports the social bookmark feature from the beginning, with which your readers easily share your blog post on the famous social bookmark services around the world. Today we would like to show you how to active it and implemented customized "ShareThis" bookmark widget in DNN blog.

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