DotNetNuke Unveils Next Generation Commercial Online Marketplace

San Mateo, CA – February 6, 2012DotNetNuke Corp., the global leader in adaptive web software that can be quickly and affordably leveraged to keep a business’ online presence relevant and effective, today unveiled the next generation of DotNetNuke: The Store, the world’s only commercial marketplace for open source Web Content Management Systems (WCMS).   Formerly known as Snowcovered.com, the DNN Store offers more than 10,000 supported extensions, modules, apps and designs from hundreds of vendors.  Major improvements have been made in the DNN Store interface to streamline the shopping and buying experience for developers, business professionals, digital agencies and designers that need to quickly and affordably augment out-of-the-box capabilities found in the DotNetNuke platform.

“The new Store is a giant step forward for both buyers and vendors,” stated Chad Nash, founder and chief developer at Data Springs Inc., a top Store vendor.  “The customer experience has been improved dramatically, making it faster and easier than ever to find the extensions you need and start using them quickly.”  

In addition to new branding, the Snowcovered site has been completely redesigned and rewritten on the latest version of the DotNetNuke platform.  The new interface makes it simpler for customers to shop, purchase and install exactly the designs and extensions they need.   Along with  improved navigation, menus and friendly URLS, site search has been upgraded making it faster and easier to find the right components.  Simplified screens make it easier for vendors to create, edit and publish product listings, ensuring that products in the Store are the most current.  Vendors also have more extensive profile pages on the site, enhancing their marketing reach and giving buyers more confidence in their offerings.


“I’m impressed with the new store,” said Bruce Chapman, founder of iFinity, another leading Store vendor.  “It’s now easier than ever for customers for find what they need.  The vendor interface is also improved, making it easier to offer a wide variety of products.  This will drive the availability of even more new and interesting modules in the Store, and I’m looking forward to loading some new products in to take advantage of the new features.”

The World’s Only Commercial Marketplace for an Open Source WCMS

The DotNetNuke Store is the number one place to find and purchase apps, extensions and website design templates for the DotNetNuke platform.  It is the world’s only commercial marketplace for an open source WCMS that offers fully supported products at extremely affordable prices.  Some of the featured products in the Store include:

  • Custom form creation modules
  • Event calendar and registration modules for complete events management
  • Media management and delivery extensions that simplify video and image handling
  • Dynamic registration modules to manage user registration and profile updates
  • Shopping cart solutions that enable eCommerce
  • Document management extensions that add to the already robust document management capabilities of the DotNetNuke platform
  • Modules that help you manage and display multimedia content
  • Friendly URL translators that transform site URLs to optimize for search engines
  • Eye-catching and user-friendly sliders
  • Thousands of site design templates.

Connect to the Store Directly from the DotNetNuke Product

The DNN Store is accessible directly from all DotNetNuke editions (starting with version 6.0) through a feature known as the DNN Extensions Catalog. This direct access simplifies the process of shopping, purchasing and installing add-on capabilities by putting the large ecosystem of vendors and add-on solutions in the DNN Store at the fingertips of users.  Available upgrades for currently installed modules and designs (“skins”) are displayed through the Extensions Catalog interface, which makes keeping a site up-to-date simpler than ever before.

“Oftentimes an organization’s website is its single most important business asset,” said Mitch Bishop, CMO of DotNetNuke Corp.  “Being able to speed the process of developing and delivering a world-class online presence is critical to these companies.  The DotNetNuke Store now makes it even faster and easier for these organizations to extend their sites, empowering them to serve their customers, employees and partners quickly and affordably.”


Availability and Pricing

DotNetNuke is available at www.dotnetnuke.com and is offered in three versions: a free Community Edition, along with two commercial Editions that offer additional features and full technical support. Pricing starts at $2,998 for an annual subscription of the DotNetNuke Professional Edition.  Please visit the product comparison page to find the version of DotNetNuke that is right for your organization.

About DotNetNuke Corp.

DotNetNuke software is used by developers, designers and business people to quickly build and easily maintain websites of all kinds.  We are the number one Web content management solution in the Microsoft ecosystem – over 700,000 websites have been deployed worldwide using our products.  Our online store speeds up this process by offering thousands of apps and add-ons that quickly and easily extend our product.  Thousands of organizations like True Value, Bose, Cornell University, Glacier Water, Pier One Imports, El Camino Hospital and the City of Denver have leveraged DotNetNuke to deploy highly engaging business critical websites. There have been over 7 million downloads of our open source project, which fuels an active global community one million strong.  The rapid growth of our commercial products resulted in DotNetNuke Corp. being named as one of the fastest growing private companies in America on the 2011 Inc. 500 list.  Founded in 2006 and funded by Sierra Ventures, August Capital and Pelion Venture Partners, DotNetNuke Corp. is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with offices in Vancouver and Amsterdam.

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