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How to Use the Text DotNetNuke Skin Object

IMPORTANT!! This blog article is OUTDATED (and has been moved).  You should instead read my updated article about the Text theme object on the Official DNN website.  


Aaron Lopez
I followed the instructions to a T but it doesn't seem to completely work. It shows the default language but when I switch to my second language, it still shows the default language's text. Is there a setting in DNN that I'm missing?

DNN 7.1.2
Aaron Lopez Wednesday, November 13, 2013 5:28 PM (link)
Rashid Bilgrami
Nothing working even with default language returning nothing using 7.3
Rashid Bilgrami Wednesday, August 20, 2014 6:29 PM (link)
Will Strohl
Sounds like you need to submit a bug to Jira, but it would be even cooler if you can find and squash the bug too. :)
Will Strohl Thursday, August 21, 2014 10:42 AM (link)
Rashid Bilgrami
I already posted the bug but i found the solution as well, In 7.3 the variable "Text" has replaced with "ShowText" so the token must be with ShowText instead of just Text

I have checked in .cs file under admin folder and i found the variable has changed, i hope it save many people time

Happy DNN
Rashid Bilgrami Monday, August 25, 2014 4:17 AM (link)
cathal connolly
@Rashid - I did a quick check and can't see that variable change, so it must have either been done a long time ago - i'll add a note to the jira and close it.
cathal connolly Monday, August 25, 2014 12:32 PM (link)
Rashid Bilgrami
Check out this update file

the public variable is ShowText instead of Text
Rashid Bilgrami Tuesday, August 26, 2014 6:59 AM (link)
Rashid Bilgrami

Check out the comments please
Rashid Bilgrami Tuesday, August 26, 2014 7:01 AM (link)

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