A key feature of the DotNetNuke framework revolves around content management – making it easy for non-technical people to take control over their websites. There really is no need to have to call your web developer to make simple changes. Here is a list of features embedded in the framework that you will automatically inherit when you build your site using DotNetNuke:
The site settings page allows you, the administrator, to define the title of the website and manage search engine descriptions and submissions, user welcome messages, logos, backgrounds, and skins. Typically we set this up for you and look after it on an ongoing basis – changes to site setting are very rare after the site has been developed. The great thing about these site setting is the ability to do better search engine optimization (seo) so you can enhance your positioning on Google and other search engines.
By leveraging the base functionality exposed through the built-in content management system, we and you as the ongoing site administrator can be immediately productive and more focused on delivering optimal solutions to meet their own unique business requirements. In fact, most of our clients input their own content during development – it’s simple to do and a great way to learn!
Built-in stylesheets help us create pages with a uniform appearance. We’ll configure stylesheets during development to alter certain elements, such as font type, color, bullet points, and background color to suit the look and feel we create for you.
Skins allow administrators to completely change the look of a site without the need to reorganize content – all at the click of a button. Typically, our graphic designers will create a custom look and feel for your site – this design will become the skin for your website. Our developers will fit this skin onto the DotNetNuke framework prior to content insertion.
DotNetNuke comes with over 25 free modules, which are standalone pieces of code that provide specific functionality to the user, and can be grouped together in units to form complete web pages. Modules include popular features like banners, discussion, FAQs, Searches, Weblogs and XML/XSL, and can be easily added, edited, deleted, restored, moved around on a page, or transferred to other pages. A wide variety of add-on modules are available through DotNetNuke community members and third-party vendors. We have experience working with nearly all these modules and will listen to you first to better understand your business requirements before recommending anything.
This powerful tool allows you as the administrator to upload files directly from your computer. Uploaded files are instantly available for use on the site and are also listed in a module that handles documents and file downloads. Links to files such as PDF documents are a breeze to create and insert onto the site.
With the recycle bin, users can easily restore any content, module, or page that has been deleted. The deleted item is restored to its original location.
Moving containers and modules around is as simple as dragging and dropping them on a page.
Banner ads can be an effective way to generate revenue. Through the Vendors tab, administrators can easily add vendors and their profile information; upload banners and determine their placement; define number of impressions, cost per impression, or length of ad campaign; track ad views and click-throughs; and define affiliate referrals.