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Subtle but groovy enhancement to Copyright field for DNN 3+

There has been a small but groovy change to the way the Copyright field works in DNN 3. The copyright field is located on the Site Settings page, is associated with the skin object named [COPYRIGHT].

Prior to DNN 3, the Copyright field worked like a text field where the Administrator could add text and it would display in the Copyright field.

In DNN 3+ the copyright notice can be automatically drawn from the site Title field. This means that if you leave the Copyright field empty the site Title will be automatically displayed in the Copyright notice. E.g. if your site Title is My Website, the copyright notice will automatically become Copyright (c) 2006 My Website.

The benefit of this change means that whenever you change your Site Title the copyright notice is also updated. You can still override this by entering a new copyright message into the Copyright field. E.g. entering New Message will still appear as New Message.


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