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Content Localization Walkthrough

In a world that gets smaller every day, it becomes more important every day to be able to serve the content of your website in a language that people actually understand. If you look at the demographics of the US, a little more than 20% of the people speak another language than English at home. That is a little more than 60 million people. About 40% of those are not speaking English “very well” (see 
The DNN Platform can help: there are a number of features that make it easy to create a multilingual site. Localization is very complex though, so, let’s go over a few tips and tricks!
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Aug 26
By: Erik van Ballegoij

Wanted: volunteers!

October 18 and 19 marks the dates of the next DNNCon (previously known as Day of DotNetNuke). This event will be held in West Palm Beach, Florida, which may be risky business, being that it is still inside the hurricane season. However, this year’s hurricanes have not been happening so far, so let’s hope that will also be true for October!

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Sep 06
By: Erik van Ballegoij

8 tips to make Gemini work for you

Recently we updated our issue tracker to the latest version (5.1.7) of Countersoft Gemini. It seems like the application was built up from the ground up, and we now have a lot of new cool features. I spend a good part of my day in “Gemini&rdquo... Continue Reading »
May 25
By: Erik van Ballegoij

Securing your DotNetNuke site in 5 simple steps

Let’s first look at the performance overhead of using SSL. There are a couple of great questions on this subject on Stackoverflow, here and here. Older research seems to point to a reasonable amount of overhead, but a m... Continue Reading »
May 13
By: Erik van Ballegoij

DDRMenu Razor Templates in DotNetNuke 7.x

One of the lesser known, but very powerful template options of the DotNetNuke DDR Menu, originally created by Mark Allan, is Razor. A while back, Joe Brinkman had a very interesting blog post, combining razor templating with taxonomy to come to very ... Continue Reading »
Mar 13
By: Erik van Ballegoij

How to: configure SMTP logging in DotNetNuke

Sometimes it is very hard to troubleshoot SMTP issues that occur with your DotNetNuke application. Sure, you can view the SMTP log of your mail server, but that may be either misconfigured, or not even accessible at all (this is especially true in a ... Continue Reading »
Feb 07
By: Erik van Ballegoij

(Re-)Announcing the DotNetNuke Announcement Module

Creating a good module makes it sometimes very hard to improve upon that. The (still current) old release of the DotNetNuke Announcements module was such a module. Created in an era long forgotten, as a DotNetNuke 4 module, it was quite good at the t... Continue Reading »
Nov 26
By: Erik van Ballegoij

Using advanced caching in your own code.

A long time ago I blogged about the caching enhancements in DotNetNuke 5, and a recent blog post by Mitchel Sellers about using DotNetNuke Caching in Custom Modules triggered me into revisiting my old post. In his excellent post, Mitchel describes a... Continue Reading »
Nov 18
By: Erik van Ballegoij

Moving on!

Today marks a big change for me. As of today I will be working for DotNetNuke Corporation. There, I’ve said it! The past couple of weeks have been very exciting for me. Last January I was approached by DotNetNuke Corporation with the questi... Continue Reading »
Apr 04
By: Erik van Ballegoij

Caching in DNN 5

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Apr 27
By: Erik van Ballegoij
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