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In this DotNetNuke training series we demonstrate some of the vast capabilities of the Core DNN Reports module. 

We will walk you through step by step how to create some simple SQL queries and use simple HTML mark-up to create several useful and interesting reports, from here you will be able to expand on and adapt these reports to your site needs. 

We create the following reports: 
  • A list of all tables and columns within the DotNetNuke Database 
  • A list of users and their last activity date 
  • The number of users per security role 
  • The keywords, description and site map priority of all public pages (with page view and page settings links) 
  • Number of pages (tabs) created per user with links to a list of pages created by a specific user. 
The videos contain:
  • Part 1 - Introduction, Installation, Creating a DNN Database Structure Report
  • Part 2 - Table Prefix and Creating a ‘Last User Activity’ Report
  • Part 3 - Creating the DotNetNuke SEO Report Stage 1
  • Part 4 - HTML Template Visualizers and Creating the DotNetNuke SEO Report Stage 2
  • Part 5 - TabID’s and Completing the DotNetNuke SEO Report
  • Part 6 - Introduction To Dynamic Reports and Creating the ‘Content by User’ Report
  • Part 7 - URL Parameters and Completing the ‘Content by Specific User’ Report
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In this tuotorial, we demonstrate how to convert the standard DotNetNuke Announcements module into a jQuery Animated Content Slider. We show you how to adapt the announcements module layout template code and how to implement the jQuery files and CSS.

The jQuery animation allows you to present your announcements in a visually impressive and intuitive way. See the DNN jQuery Announcements Slider in action.

In this tutorial we cover:

Video 1 - Preparing the Announcements Module and adding the jQuery Files
  • Creating a new page on your DNN website to contain the slider
  • Adding the Announcements Module to the page
  • How to create new announcements
  • How to add the required files to your skin folder
Time Length: 6min 23sec

Video 2 - Adding the jQuery and CSS Styles
  • Opening the demo code
  • Adapting the Announcements module template code
  • How to add the jQuery scripts to your skin ASCX file.
  • How to add the slider control code to your skin ASCX file.
  • How to add the required CSS styles into your skin.css file
  • Making the page live
  • Testing the jQuery Announcements module.
Time Length: 7min 30secs

Total Time Length: 13min 53secs
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This video tutorial is the first in a series showing you how to convert the standard DotNetNuke Announcements module into a jQuery Animated Content Slider. We show you how to adapt the announcements module layout template code and how to implement the jQuery files and CSS.

The jQuery animation allows you to present your announcements in a visually impressive and intuitive way. See the DNN jQuery Announcements Slider in action.

In this first tutorial we cover:

Video 1 - Preparing the Announcements Module and adding the jQuery Files
  • Creating a new page on your DNN website to contain the slider
  • Adding the Announcements Module to the page
  • How to create new announcements
  • How to add the required files to your skin folder
Time Length: 6min 23sec
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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.

The videos contain:

Part 1 - Setting up the Site and Creating the First Page
Part 2 - Creating a ‘Contact Us’ and a ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ Page
Part 3 - How to use the ‘Documents’ Module and Menu Management
Part 4 - Creating the 'Executive Blog' Page and Using the Blog Module
Part 5 - Creating the 'Community Forums' Page using the Forum Module
Part 6 - Creating the 'Request a Quote' Page using the Form and List Module

Total time length: 55 min 27 secs
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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 4 - Creating the 'Executive Blog' Page and Using the Blog Module

  • Creating the ‘Executive Blog’ Page
  • Installing the Blog module
  • Configuring the Blog module
  • Writing a sample blog
Time Length: 8min 36secs
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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 2 - Creating a ‘Contact Us’ and a ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ Page
  • How to install core modules in DotNetNuke
  • How to install the Feedback Module for the Contact Us page
  • Configuring the Feedback Module
  • How to create a 'Frequently Asked Questions' Page
  • Installing the FAQs Module
  • How to add questions and answers to the FAQs module
  • How to improve the look of the FAQs module
Time Length: 9min 04secs

Video 3 - How to use the ‘Documents’ Module and Menu Management
  • Creating a Documents Page
  • Installing the Documents Module
  • Using the Documents Module
  • Creating the 'Resources' Page
  • Configuring the 'Frequently Asked Questions' Page as a Child Page using the Ribbon Bar
  • Configuring the 'Documents' Page as a Child Page using Page Settings
  • How to configure the 'Resources' Page to redirect to the 'Frequently Asked Questions' Page.
Time Length: 9min 59secs
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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 step by step how to install, deploy and use the DotNetNuke core Survey Module. We show you how to create two different surveys including single and multiple answer questions, we then demonstrate how to export the results and how to make the survey private.

The videos contain:
  • Video 1 - Introduction, Installing the Survey Module and Creating Questions
  • Video 2 - Editing Questions, Changing Survey Settings and Creating a Private Survey
  • Video 3 - Clearing Survey Results, The Correct Answer Option
Total Time Length: 24min 7secs
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