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8/4/2014 9:42 PM

The upgrade did not fix it.

The first invalid element error is for <enablepopups>, then a whole lot of <uniqueid> tags are invalid elements.

I know if I do a site via the Host menu it will work.  Also, if I use the old template file, it will work.

This must just be an XML validation issue, I'm sure.  Tomorrow night I'll look at the portal creation code and make sure the new DNN routine doesn't have a method call I'm not implementing or something.

It will be a simple fix, just a question of finding where it lives.  I'll throw a debugger on it real quick and grab some info, then do another reply to you.


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8/4/2014 10:08 PM

Here is my code, it's failing validation below, where I've bolded, italicized, etc.

Since it is working , if only showing a failure, that's a good sign.  Don't know just yet why I can't attach a debugger but even without, nothing jumps out at me here.

Keeping it simple ... I'm missing the right schema definition and that's the problem.  Also, the template file does *not* have an associated .resources file, that jumps out at me.  I'm going to look up portal.template.xsd now and see if the most recent schema just ain't thar. :) (not present)

                    bool blnChild = true; //Set this to true.  Parent Portals will never be created by ABFR
                    string strPortalAlias = string.Empty;
                    string strChildPath = string.Empty;
                    var closePopUpStr = string.Empty;

                    var objPortalController = new PortalController();

                    //check template validity
                    var messages = new ArrayList();
                    string schemaFilename = Server.MapPath(string.Concat(AppRelativeTemplateSourceDirectory, "portal.template.xsd"));
                    string xmlFilename = template.TemplateFilePath;
                    var xval = new PortalTemplateValidator();
                    if (!xval.Validate(xmlFilename, schemaFilename))
                        DotNetNuke.UI.Skins.Skin.AddModuleMessage(this, "", String.Format(Localization.GetString("InvalidTemplate", LocalResourceFile),
                            Path.GetFileName(template.TemplateFilePath)), ModuleMessage.ModuleMessageType.RedError);
                        lstResults.Visible = true;
                        lstResults.DataSource = messages;
                        validationPanel.Visible = true;

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8/4/2014 10:27 PM
Accepted Answer 

Of course ... all things not rocket science have SIMPLE answers. (Maybe even rocket scientists won't admit it though :) )

And the issue was ... the .xsd file changed.  It needed to be copied down to my module.

Upgrading to 7.3 could not hurt so that was done in the process.  At least it's published now what the cause of this is.

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8/5/2014 2:55 AM
I am glad you were able to solve your issue.

Cheers from Germany,
Sebastian Leupold

dnnWerk - The DotNetNuke Experts   German Spoken DotNetNuke User Group

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8/5/2014 8:04 PM


Thanks so much for being right there to help.

I've seen more than one post on this including someone who reported it to DNN as a bug.  He probably figured out his schema file was out of date and of course ... didn't want to answer his post with that solution. :)

More important when it is seen that this issue has cropped up that people can find quick answers on Google.


Mike Durthaler

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