Entries for August 2007

August 20, 2007

OpenForce '07 Reminder

This is just a reminder to all of you that OpenForce '07 is coming up in the near future.  This conference is the first conference offere that fo...
August 14, 2007

Snapsis CSS NavMenu Review

As I am sure that many of the regular readers of this site have noticed I recently changed my website navigation structure and overall skin design. As part of this site re-design I switched away from the standard DotNetNuke Menu control to using the “Css NavMenu” provided by Snapsis. This article is a detailed review of this skin object and the ease of use to implement as well as the noticed benefits over the standard DotNetNuke menu.

August 01, 2007

DotNetNuke Blank Skins

Recently there has been a large demand for blank DNN skins that only have a content pane or multiple content panes.  This afternoon I have taken ...
August 01, 2007

Fixing Lockout Due to Profile Property Requirement

One problem I recently encountered myself is one that I see appearing every so often on the DotNetNuke forums. I was working with profile properties and I set a property as required but accidentally forgot to set it to visible. I then proceeded to update the preferences that require a valid profile for login. I am now effectivly locked out of my site as I did not have that property set for my host or admin account. In this article I will provide you the information needed to reset the custom properties and to get you back into your site.

August 01, 2007

Resolving DNN Login Issues With Login Tab Selection

Recently I have answered a number of questions regarding what to do when you accidentially change the login tab setting in "Portal Settings" on a DotNetNuke website to a tab that does not have a login module. This situation which is very easy to get yourself into is also one that is VERY easy to get out of as long as you are able to directly connect to SQL Server. If you are unable to connect directly to the SQL Server to run queries it will be a bit more involved to resolve the issue. In this posting I will discuss the very simple SQL Script needed to reset the LoginTabId value and get you back into your site.

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