This is an authoritative introduction to implementing DotNetNuke Web sites, by experienced DotNetNuke implementers and trainers. An impressive author team shows you how to easily build Web sites with a variety of content features - no programming experience required. If your goal is to build the site without worrying about the programming behind it, "DotNetNuke 5 User's Guide" gives you exactly what you need. After developing a groundwork in the DotNetNuke framework and DotNetNuke as a content management system, it provides installation and administration information. Then it takes you step by step through a variety of use cases, implementation strategies, and configuration decisions for various sites. This book introduces the benefits of content management systems, open source, how DotNetNuke functions as a content management system, and DotNetNuke modules, pages, and skins. It explains the installation process, options for installing DotNetNuke, and requirements, as well as administration functionality and content management fundamentals for DNN sites. It examines different use cases, implementation strategies, and configuration decisions. It shows how to develop and implement a personal Web site, a team or club community, a small business site, and an enterprise solution. It looks at various advanced topics relevant to all use cases, ranging from advanced installation options to detailed administrative features. It includes a foreword by Shaun Walker, creator of DotNetNuke and Wrox DotnetNuke series editor. "DotNetNuke 5 User's Guide" provides the tools you need to put this valuable technology to work.
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Christopher Hammond is a technical evangelist with Engage Software. He has worked with DotNetNuke since its inception and has been a DotNetNuke Core Team member for five years. He's the founder of DotNetNukeBlogs.com, a site that brings the best DotNetNuke blogs to one, easy-to-use location. Patrick Renner is a project manager at Engage Software, where he oversees a variety of implementations primarily using the DotNetNuke framework and consults on project planning and strategy for DotNetNuke implementations. Shaun Walker is the creator of DotNetNuke and the Wrox DotNetNuke Series editor.