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DNN (DotNetNuke)

Contributor(s): Matthew Haughn

DNN Platform, formerly called DotNetNuke, is a free, open source website builder and content management system based on the .NET framework.

Some significant features: 

  • DNN is designed for multi-tenancy and supports an unlimited number of websites, either as root websites or for portals in a parent-child configuration.

  • The platform's skinning feature separates content from design-related files for easier customization. Skins make it simple to maintain a common look and structure across related sites without advanced programming knowledge.

  • DNN's core functionality can be expanded with modules for common elements, such as those for e-commerce.

  • The software enables parent-child website resource sharing and management using specially-formed symbolic links

DNN has matured through many versions. DotNetNuke was based on an earlier application called IBuySpy Workshop, written by Shaun Walker. 

 

This was last updated in July 2013

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Ive been using DNN for 2 years now and it has proven to be one of the best CMS's of our time and it current houses more than enough skins to set the ball rolling
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