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DNN Blog App 3.0.2

posted by Daniel Mettler - 3/28/2017
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A simple blog app with everything you need - but made in a way that you can change everything. Best of all: you can combine it with other apps like sliders, galleries and more to create awesome posts. Module 37028


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What is a DNN App?

DNN Apps are a like modules on steroids. They are easy to modify and template, and install per portal (not globally on the entire system). To make this possible, you must first install the 2sxc App engine, instructions here.

A simple, elegant blog app with all the basics. Use right away or adapt to turn it into anything you want. Check out the screenshots, the live version on 2sxc.org and then read more specs below.

Here is a live demo

This is what it looks like - click on it to read the release-post with a 100-second video demonstrating the blog and it's powers 

New in 3.0

There are 8 new cool features like Very-Rich-Content (add Apps inside the WYSIWYG), prev/next-paging in details-view, social sharing and more. Read about it in the release-post

Content Management Features

      Content-Editing Features

      Fun content editing thanks to

        Content-Management Features

        Advanced Data Handling like

          Multi-Language Features

          Everything is multi-language

          • all content is multi-language
          • ...even images can be
          • translation at field level, so the editor can choose which fields to translate
          • multi-language layouts using app-resources
          • multi-language edit-UIs (labels, help-texts, etc.)

          Customize Everything

              For the Designer

              The most flexible, customizable design

              • fully customizable layouts / templates
              • create new layouts / templates
              • editor can't break your design
              • easily adapt to your preferred CSS framework
              • easily add custom fields (text, numbers, wysiwyg, links, files, pages, etc.)
              • anything you customize can be exported/imported with one click
              • best-practices separation between data (content-items), layout (templates), layout-settings (presentation), app-wide settings (app-settings)

                For Developers / Power-Designers

                • use [Tokens] to create simple, custom layouts
                • or use @Razor to create advanced custom layouts
                • supports nodejs-style app development with  grunt, gulp and github etc.
                • powerfull server-side C# API for anything you want
                • powerfull javascript API to create awesome AJAX stuff
                • advanced visual query designer
                • advanced input types like url-fields, gps or icon-pickers

                  For the System-Admin (Host)

                  • installs / uninstalls in seconds without DNN restart
                  • apps are self-contained - if you install or remove them, it doesn't affect anything else
                  • apps install per-portal, so customizations don't affect other portal (unless you want them to in advanced scenarios)

                  Product License

                  MIT License

                  Product Badges

                  Azure Compatible

                  Spotlight Reviews

                  5 5 (2 product reviews)
                  says... 5 5.0
                  Works well
                  Posted 6/22/2017
                  says... 5 5.0
                  Works well
                  Posted 6/22/2017