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Live Blog v3.0.0

posted by Mandeeps.com - 10/15/2014
Mandeeps.com Active Since 4/19/2006
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Live Blog is the ultimate blogging module for DotNetNuke. It has all the essential blogging features in addition to multi-author support, advanced comments, RSS feeds, SEO, and integration with many services such as Twitter, Disqus, Akismet, Google ReCaptcha, Feedsburner, and Live Writer Module 33766
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  • $129.00 Standard Edition
  • $299.00 Enterprise Edition
  • $499.00 Enterprise w/Source

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50% OFF Upgrade   Get a 50.0% discount on Live Blog v3.0.0 (Standard Edition) when you order Live Blog v2.1.4 (Standard Edition)
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Live Blog

It has all the essential blogging features in addition to multi-author support, advanced comment system, flexible feeds generator, search engine optimized, and integration with many services such as Twitter, Disqus, Akismet, Google ReCaptcha, Feedsburner, and Live Writer.


Compatible With

  • 5.2+ | 6.0+ | 7.0+ | 8.0+
  • 7.3.4 | 8.0+
  • 7.3.4 | 8.0+
  • 7.3.4 | 8.0+
  • evoq OnDemand
  • Azure Compatible
Responsive

Responsive

Responsive Web Design (RWD) automatically adapts the layout to the viewing environment including Desktop, Tablets, & Mobile.
*Requires Responsive DNN Theme.

Extensibility and Integrations

Social

Quickly share content across multiple social networking sites & automatically push tweets.


Timeline & Masonry Layout

Timeline

Masonry

Introducing Timeline & Masonry Layout for Recent, Featured, and Popular Posts’ Widgets. Timeline Layout is similar to Facebook Timeline Profile and it displays the content grouped by Year & Month. Masonry Layout is similar to Pinterest and displays content by placing elements in optimal position based on available vertical space.


Widgets

Archives

Creates an archive by listing the count of published posts organized by year and month.

Authors

Lists the count of published posts for each author along with individual author RSS Feed.

Calendar

Displays a monthly calendar highlighting days with published posts.

Categories

Displays a hierarchical view of categories with the count of published posts along with individual category RSS Feed.

Featured Posts

Displays a list of featured posts anywhere on the site with ability to filter on a specific author and/or category and limit number of posts.

Popular Posts

Displays a list of popular posts anywhere on the site with ability to filter on a specific author and/or category and limit number of posts.

Recent Comments

Displays a list of recent comments anywhere on the site with ability to filter on a specific author and/or category and limit number of posts.

Recent Posts

Displays a list of recent posts anywhere on the site with ability to filter on a specific author and/or category and limit number of posts.

Search

Quickly searches within all posts using modern interactive technologies.

Tags Cloud

Creates a based tag cloud based on tags weight and distribution across all posts.

Twitter Widgets

Displays twitter widgets such as recent tweets from your twitter account.

Blog Rolls

Quickly add links to other blog posts driven by RSS Feeds. Blogrolls are great traffic driving tools and easy way to present fresh and related content.


Comment System

Disqus

Disqus is a global comment system that improves discussion on websites and connects conversations across the web.
Live Blog seamlessly integrates with Disqus Comments Platform. See http://www.disqus.com for more information. Optionally generates an XML file to import your existing comments in Disqus.

Live Blog also includes its own comments engine with following advanced features:

Comments Moderation

It allows you to prevent comments from appearing on your site without your express approval.

Nested Comments

It allows you to comment on (reply to) other comments.

Gravatar Integration

It integrates with the service provided by Gravatar. If the user has a gravatar linked with his or her e-mail address, it will be used as their user picture for comments

Notification Services

It allows you to notify users of new comments via email.

Akismet Integration

Akismet filters out your comment and track-back spam for you, so you can focus on more important things.

Captcha Support

Option of DNN Standard Captcha control or Google's Re-Captcha integration.


RSS Feeds / Syndication

Multiple Feeds

Live Blog includes a powerful syndication platform. Besides the main Live Blog module feed, it can generate RSS Feeds on categories, authors.

Flexible Engine

RSS output can be changed by passing a filter query paramter. Parameters include ability to change description from plain text to HTML, limit number of words, and limit number of total items returned.

Google's Feedburner

Supports alternate feed url for the main feed and individual authors feed. This allows you to integrate Live Blog with other services such as Google’s Feedburner.


Other Features

Multiple Author Support

It’s easy to extend blogging privileges to others. In addition to default “View” and “Edit” permissions, Live Blog has “Authors” permission which can be assigned to any number of security roles and/or users.

Remote Publishing / Live Writer

Live Blog supports an extended version of MetaWeblog API so you can easily use Live Writer (See: http://explore.live.com/windows-live-writer) and other such client programs to manage your posts.

Ping Services

Whenever a post is published or updated, automatically updates different search engines indicating your blog has been updated.

Trackbacks & Pingbacks

All outgoing links from the posts is tracked and pinged back so your post will get listed in the comments on the linked website if it supports it.

Syntax Highlighter

It integrates with Syntax Highlighter which allows you to quickly format and highlight any code samples in your post. It has support for dozens of programming languages and several themes.

Related Posts

Shows related posts and their summaries towards the end of a blog post.


SEO Optimized

Meta Keywords

Each post has its own title, meta description, and keywords.

Friendly URLs

Friendly URLs for each post (Integrates with your Friendly URL Provider) in addition to Authors, Categories, Tags, Archives, and Calendar. Ability to customize the post's slug (URL).

Sitemap Generator

Automatically generates URL Sitemap with all published posts for submission to search engines.


Live Campaign Integration

Live Campaign

Live Campaign

Live Blog seamlessly integrates with Live Campaign - automatically sends out an email campaign with every new blog post.
Live Campaign is a dedicated email solution for DNN and is sold separately.


Social Sharing

DNN Journal & Social Groups Integration

Whenever a post is published or updated, automatically updates DNN Journal Activity & pre-specified DNN Social Groups.

Facebook Integration

Automatically updates facebook news feeds with link, content, and picture of blog post.

Note: Facebook integration is a courtesy service provided by Mandeeps.com and it reserves the right to modify, monetize, or terminate this service in future without any prior notice.

Twitter Integration

Automatically tweets new posts and/or updates with seamless Twitter integration. Post URL is automatically shortened (using Bit.ly integration) and appended to each tweet.

Social Icons

Ability to show any number of social networking icons on your post to encourage sharing. Show individual icons from Facebook, Twitter, and Linked In or integrate with services such as www.addthis.com and www.sharethis.com to show myriad of social networking options.


Themes & Templates

Themes

Includes several themes out of the box and it's quick and easy to create new themes.

Templates

Themes are template driven and every aspect of it can be customized with basic HTML and CSS knowledge.

Toggle Features

Ability to turn on/off theme features such as widgets from options without any edits or modification to theme.


Performance Focused

SQL Optimized

Optimized SQL Queries with minimized number of round trips to SQL Server and paged data access from SQL Server.

Automatic Caching

Automatically caches recurring data for improved performance.

Resource Optimization

Uses compressed JavaScript and Minified CSS files for improved client side performance.

DNN Scheduler

Includes a dedicated DNN Scheduled Task for Ping Services and Email Notifications.


Migrate to Live Blog

Free Conversion from another blog module

Are you using another DNN Blog module? We'll be happy to transfer all of your content from any existing DNN Blog module to Live Blog at no cost to you.

Blog supports importing from following 3rd Party DNN Blog Modules

  • Wordpress Blog
  • SunBlogNuke
  • Nukepress Blog
  • Ventrian News Articles
  • DNN Core Blog
  • Speed Blog
  • DNN Core Blog 5.0.0+

DNN Features

iSearchable

Content is indexed and searchable by DNN built-in search engine.

Localization

Supports DNN Localization API to localize all static texts to native language.


Let's Get Started

Standard

  • Single DNN Install 2
    perpetual license

  • Localhost Only
    dev, staging, & testing licenses
  • 90 Days Support
  • Free Minor Upgrades
    Discounted Major Upgrades 3
     

Enterprise w/Source

  • Unlimited DNN Installs 2
    perpetual license
    with 1 year subscription
  • Unlimited DNN Installs 2
    dev, staging, & testing license
  • 1 Year Support
  • Free Minor Upgrades
    Discounted Major Upgrades and Renewals 3
    Includes C# Source Code

1) DNN Install is defined as collection of DNN Portals/Domains that are running off same DNN Database and Filesystem.
2) Enterprise is defined as your company site(s) and those of your customers that are directly managed by your organization. Includes 1 year of subscription with “perpetual” use rights—the ability to continue using the software after the subscription has expired, even though the ability to download software and/or request product activation keys ends when the subscription expires.
3) 50% discount on major upgrades and renewals.
Please refer to our End User License Agreement for complete details


Frequently Asked Questions

What is a perpetual license?
A perpetual license allows you to use the licensed software indefinitely without paying annual or any additional licensing fees.

What happens after my 1 year subscription expires?
A perpetual license allows you to use the licensed software even after your subscription has expired. However, the ability to download software and/or request product activation keys ends when the subscription expires.

Which edition should I buy for dev/staging/testing licenses?
We strongly recommend to purchase Enterprise Edition which allows you to activate the product on any number of DNN Installs for dev/staging/testing.
You can use the product for dev/staging/testing under LOCALHOST url only with Standard Edition.

What are the System Requirements & DNN Compatibilty?
Live Blog is compatible with DNN 5.2.0 & above What are the System Requirements & DNN Compatibilty?

Are there any limitations with trial?
Not at all. Trial version is fully functional and it's identical to our production version.
You're welcome to evaluate the product for 14 days after which it must be activated. You will not lose any of your work or settings when activating the trial to production.

Where can I find documentation?
See our Documentation Section which is a central repository of for all of our products.

 

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Azure CompatibleEvoq Preferred Product - Social

Spotlight Reviews

4.5 4.5 (6 product reviews)
Michael B says... 5 5.0
Could not get the core blog module to work. Live Blog was much easier to get up and running and the support - superb! Show More
Posted 11/25/2013
Ryan M says... 5 5.0
The integration with Mandeeps skins like Porto and Dixit make this blog module shine!
Posted 10/5/2015
Joseph B says... 4 4.0
A good module, but for the price I would have liked a few more features. I would have liked integrated social features, rather than having to install... Show More
Posted 3/15/2012
Jared S says... 5 5.0
One of the best blog tools I have ever utilized. Imported from both Forge Blog and another Blog module. Live Writer integration is amazing. Impressive... Show More
Posted 2/13/2012
Melissa D says... 4 4.0
My client is very happy with this module. It's one of the better (if not the best) DNN Blog modules I've used. Will very likely buy again.
Posted 9/25/2013

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