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An expert level tutorial on how to debug and troubleshoot a DotNetNuke website, we cover profiling, stack tracing, packet tracing, reverse compiling and more.

Video 1 - Introduction to Profilers
  • Introduction
  • What are Profilers?
  • Two Kinds of Profilers
  • How to use Profilers to find Problems
  • Two common types of performance problems
  • Common Profiler Tools
Time Length: 2min 39secs

Video 2 - SQL Profiler
  • How to get SQL Profiler
  • Running SQL Profiler
  • Connecting to a Database Server
  • Recreating the Performance Problem
  • Understanding SQL Profiler's Data
Time Length: 4min 08secs
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How to build a feature rich website using DotNetNuke with a selection of core DNN modules. We cover installing and configuring the HTML, Links, Forum, Blog, FAQs, Documents, Feedback, and Form and List modules.

Video 1 - Setting up the Site and Creating the First Page
  • Logging in for the first time
  • How to change the Admin User name and password
  • Changing the Host User's credentials
  • Configuring the website to send email
  • How to give your website a name
  • How to change the website logo
  • Choosing your user registration mode
  • Creating the 'About Us' Page
  • Configuring a page to be visible to all users
Time Length: 9min 37secs
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In this tutorial we walk you through how to install and configure the core DotNetNuke Forum Module. The Forum Module can be configured in several different ways to suit your requirements. Features include forum moderation, quick reply, attachments, post ranking, avatars and polls. We show you how to setup a forum using several different configurations.

The videos contain:
  • Video 1 - Introduction to the DotNetNuke Core Forum Module
  • Video 2 - Forum General Settings and Options Configuration
  • Video 3 - Forum Email, Creating Groups, User Settings
  • Video 4 - Forum User Settings, Creating Private / Subscriber Forums
  • Video 5 - Forum Moderation, Forum Polls
  • Video 6 - Forum General, Community, File, RSS, SEO Settings
  • Video 7 - Configuring the Forum User Settings
  • Video 8 - Forum Content Configuration
  • Video 9 - Forum Email Configuration
Total Time Length: 85min 31secs
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In this tutorial we provide a detailed demonstration of how to implement and use the Core DotNetNuke Search Engine Sitemap Module. This module is very useful to achieve good correct search engine listings, we show you step by step how to create your site map and set correct and automatic page level priorities. The Sitemap module allows you to submit your sitemap to Google, Bing and Yahoo.

The videos contain:
  • Video 1 - DotNetNuke Search Engine SiteMap Configuration
  • Video 2 - How to Submit a Sitemap to Google, Bing and Yahoo!
Total Time Length: 20min 49secs
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In this tutorial we walk you through how to install and use the Smith Consulting Shopping Cart module. This module is a fully featured DotNetNuke store module capable of all the usual store features and more. The module design focuses on ease of use for both the store administrator and the store users. We show you how to setup a store with Smith Cart and how to add products, categories and related products. We also cover the other features Smith Cart offers including affiliate tracking.

The videos contain:
  • Video 1 - Introduction, Installation, Initial Setup
  • Video 2 - How to Setup the Default Country, Tax and How to Customize the Checkout
  • Video 3 - Configuring the Confirmation Pages and Working with Categories
  • Video 4 -Adding Products
  • Video 5 - Categorizing Products and SEO
  • Video 6 - Testing the Checkout Procedure and Adding the Category Menu Module
  • Video 7 - Adding the Mini Cart, Featured Products and My Account Modules to a Page
  • Video 8 - Configuring Customer Reviews and Affiliate Tracking
Total Time Length: 73min 06secs
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In this tutorial we provide a detailed demonstration of how to implement the DotNetNuke Advanced Login Module by InteractiveWebs. The Advanced Login Module features a Facebook connector, jQuery Popup, Skin Login and Region data import tool. You can also redirect users to specific pages based on their security role or block users based on their IP address. We show you step by step how to install and setup these powerful features.

The videos contain:
  • Video 1 - How to Install Advanced Login and Facebook Authentication
  • Video 2 - Configuring the Advanced Login Module
  • Video 3 - Enabling Popup Login, Email Templates, Configuring Facebook Login
  • Video 4 - Configuring the Advanced Login Module as the Default Login in DotNetNuke
  • Video 5 - Popup Login for Login Skin Tokens, Look and Feel, Redirection
Total Time Length: 48min 12secs
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In this tutorial we walk you through how to install and use the DNNBackup module from Evotiva. This module is an impressive backup and restore utility boasting features such as automatic backups to remote servers such as FTP, Amazon S3 and Rackspace Cloudfiles. It can also operate on shared servers such as GoDaddy, WebHost4Life, DiscountASP and PowerDNN. In this tutorial we show you how to create detailed backup schedules and we demonstrate how to restore your backup to a new DotNetNuke installation using the DNNBackup Restore Pack.

The videos contain:
  • Video 1 - Introduction, How to Download and Install the DNNBackup Module
  • Video 2 - How to Configure Database and File System Backups
  • Video 3 - General Settings and FTP Setup
  • Video 4 - Setting up Scheduling
  • Video 5 - Setting up a New Localhost Website Ready for Website Restoration
  • Video 6 - Restoring to a New Website from a DNN Backup
  • Video 7 - Restoring the File System from a DNN Backup
Total Time Length: 62min 22secs
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In this tutorial we provide a detailed demonstration of how to implement and customize the DDR Menu by DNN Garden. The DDR Menu comes complete with 6 different menu styles such as TreeView and Mega-Menu. The menus can simply be installed as a direct replacement for the standard DNN Solpart or DNN Nav menus to aid in search engine optimization. We show you how to achieve the best from each menu and how to fully customize the Mega menu styling to match your skin.

The videos contain:
  • Video 1 - Introduction, Downloading, Installation and Skin Setup
  • Video 2 - Adding the DDR Menu to a Skin and How to Change Animation Settings
  • Video 3 - Implementing the DDR Treeview Menu
  • Video 4 - Implementing the DDR Superfish and Mega Menu
  • Video 5 - Styling the DDR Mega Menu
  • Video 6 - Styling the Mega Menu and Using the Menu Module
Total Time Length: 55min 38secs
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In this tutorial we show you how to utilize DNM RAD’s abilities to utilize the inbuilt jsTree control to create functional jQuery based tree menus.
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In this tutorial we walk you through how to install and customize the GeoSprawl DNN Locator Module by ReachOutside. This powerful module allows you to place multiple locations such as business branches or offices on a map and a user can search for the nearest locations to a specified address and even get driving directions. We show you step by step how to implement these useful features into your DotNetNuke website.

The videos contain:
  • Video 1 - Introduction, Overview and How to get a Maps API Key
  • Video 2 - Customizing the Search Box, Custom Fields, Adding a New Location
  • Video 3 - Filtering Search Results and Configuring the Search Results Page
  • Video 4 - Configuring the Search Results Page and How to Implement Advanced Search
  • Video 5 - Configuring the Advanced Search Function
Total Time Length: 40min 56secs
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