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Let’s get some SQL data in a DNN-Razor View

Let’s get some SQL data in a DNN-Razor View

Razor is the future for most output-oriented .net stuff. This also applies to WinForms-based CMS like DNN. But fortunately, they got it right and added Razor-Support about 2 years ago. In my opinion, this is something that most people haven’t figured out yet – partially because they can’t find the code-snippets to help them. So here goes: all […]

Responsive/Mobile Web Solutions with DNN – #3 The Good Death of WYSIWYG

Responsive/Mobile Web Solutions with DNN – #3 The Good Death of WYSIWYG

Remember the old days when we pretended we had What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get? Right now I’m writing this blog on the Telerik-editor built into DNN and it’s terrible. There are a zillion bugs – like hitting backspace at the beginning of a paragraph will reformat my text (no joke). I had forgotten how bad it is, because we barely […]

Google Tag Manager (GTM) – There’s an App for that :)

Google Tag Manager (GTM) – There’s an App for that :)

This is a follow up to my previous blog post how to integrate Google Tag Manager (GTM) into DNN. The post had about 150 reads so I believe there’s a need for a packaged App. Now that we can create simple Apps within minutes, it’s much easier to distribute such simple functionality. So I created […]

How we created and packaged a highly functional DNN App in exactly 10 Minutes

How we created and packaged a highly functional DNN App in exactly 10 Minutes

The concept of DNN Modules has many weaknesses. What we dislike most (and just fixed) are things like…

Responsive/Mobile Web Solutions with DNN – #2 Responsive vs. Adaptive

Responsive/Mobile Web Solutions with DNN – #2 Responsive vs. Adaptive

Your core mobile-implementation strategy sets strong restrictions as to what you can do and what not. So before we start tackling each issue (like responsive tables), we must decide what strategy to pursue. Fortunately, this is very easy: Responsive strategies beat Adaptive strategies in about 99% of all cases. If you’ve been influenced by Microsoft […]

Responsive/Mobile web solutions with DNN – #1 Overview

Many people believe they can create a responsive website simply by downloading a responsive skin. This is like creating a great present simply by buying the right gift-wrapping – it barely scratches the surface. This is part 1 of (tbd) of my special responsive/mobile series for creating professional, good looking, mobile-ready responsive web sites, which […]

Integrating the Google Tag Manager (GTM) into DNN

Integrating the Google Tag Manager (GTM) into DNN

Google has an awesome scripts-management engine called GTM (Google Tag Manager). Though it talks about managing tags, in reality it actually manages script-integration. Particularly Google-scripts (like Adwords and tracking stuff), but also jQuery and similar.