Net to construct a full-featured website in minutes. As an open source product – Selection from Beginning DotNetNuke® Skinning and Design [Book]. “Skinning” refers to an application’s ability to change the look of the design by a setting in the application Explains how DotNetNuke skins can be created in. In addition to panes, our skin design has a number of elements that are and your editor supports them, then you can start directly with the.

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Beginning DotNetNuke® Skinning and Design

After this skin is uploaded to DotNetNuke and converted to an ascx file you will be left with the following code:. Customizing the Global Style Sheet The Origins of DotNetNuke 1. Using the Documents Module 6. Building a Skin Part 3: Skinning Made Easy 1.

Beginning DotNetNuke Skinning and Design

Change the JavaScript Behavior Changing Menu Providers 8. This will be the name of our Skin.


Creating the XML File 5. Installing a Web Server 2. These stylesheets, if present, will be automatically added by the DotNetNuke skinning engine to the page whenever the associated skin template is assigned.

Examining Skins and Containers 4. Once you understand the basic elements that make up a DotNetNuke skin, then the rest of the skinning process becomes very easy. Starter Kit Installation 2.

1. Introducing DotNetNuke Skinning – Beginning DotNetNuke® Skinning and Design [Book]

Examining the Menu Provider Pattern 8. Myths and Misconceptions Skinnkng 6: Customizing the Portal Style Sheet Understanding the Basics Part 2: CSS Zen Garden 1. Providing Proper Formatting 4.

Using the Document Object Model Hierarchy Web Standards and Compliance Investigating Interactive Media Solving Pains with Panes 7.

Mohammad -see the wiki http: Building an Interactive Menu 8. My personal preference is to start with an HTML based skin.

Inserting a Token on Private Pages 9. In Part 2 of the skinning series we will take our simple skin example and build on it to create the Dreamy skin as shown on OSWD.


Because skins can contain code that is executable on the server, only Super Users have access the ability to upload new skins or to parse html templates. See our FAQ or contact customer service: Depending on how your page and module permissions are configured, you may have a red border around the module that appears below the control panel.

Do you have useful information that you would like to share with the DNN Community in a featured article or blog? Working with Rectangles begiinning Much like skins, containers have a very basic requirement — they must contain a single content area.

These elements can be packaged and installed as a single package or as two distinct packages.

There are pros and cons to each approach so pick which ever one you find easier to understand.