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On Windows Server 2008 IIS 7.5 You can add rewrite rule in web.config file to redirect domain.com to www.domain.com OPTION 1: Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â OPTION 2:
Applies to: DotNetNuke version 4.x.x Symptoms: When you click on a forum you get the following error: EXCEPTION DETAILS: System.ArgumentNullException: Value cannot be null. Parameter name: value _MESSAGE: DotNetNuke.Services.Exceptions.PageL...
Instructions for the DotNetNuke install package.
To solve this issue perform the following steps: * Go to ADMIN >> Pages * Look for a (hidden) page called "Search Results". if it is not present create it (in root level or child of Home) and set not to display in menu. * Open Search Results pa...
NOTE: Please follow un-installation instructions carefully and make sure you restore web.config first before proceeding to the next step. Restore web.config file. Installation process updates web.config file. To restore it, find Config\reference.con...
_OBJECT REFERENCE NOT SET TO AN INSTANCE OF AN OBJECT._ DESCRIPTION: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the co...
Starting with DotNetNuke 4.5.4 a new feature was added that would allow SSL support for specific pages. When adding/editing pages within your DNN 4.5.4 (and later) website you will now notice one additional "Secure" setting under the: * Advanced ...
When you navigate to HOST >> Portals in DotNetNuke website you receive the following error. ERROR: PORTALS IS CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE. DotNetNuke.Services.Exceptions.ModuleLoadException: Invalid URI: The format of the URI could not be determined. ---...
After Upgrading to a diffrent version of DotNetNuke, you may get the following error _"Could not load RadEditor. Invalid tools file. Check provider settings in the web.config: ~/Providers/HtmlEditorProviders/Telerik/Config/ToolsDefault.xml"_ SOLU...
DotNetNuke Error: " _COULD NOT LOAD FILE OR ASSEMBLY 'TELERIK.WEB.UI' OR ONE OF ITS DEPENDENCIES. THE LOCATED ASSEMBLY'S MANIFEST DEFINITION DOES NOT MATCH THE ASSEMBLY REFERENCE. (EXCEPTION FROM HRESULT: 0X80131040)\"._ PROBLEM It is possible to r...
GOOGLE APPS. SMTP SERVER can be used to send emails from any of your favorite email client or DotNetNuke.You can send email for any email address from any network that lets you connect to Google Apps. SMTP server, using your Google Apps. account. To ...
Missing Host Settings Page in DotNeNuke: * Go to your database, * Expend Database * Expend Tables * Edit table "dbo.tabs" * Make sure that PortalID is "_NULL_" for all rows where TabPath is starting with "//Host".
Make Sure "Use Captcha" is enabled in Admin > Extensions page by editing the Default Authentication options. If you are unable to see the captcha image after properly enabling Captcha for registration or for those modules which support it AND IF AND...
If for any reason you don't like the DotNetNuke 6 popup windows, you can close them by doing the following method. * Login as HOST/ADMIN * Go to ADMIN * Site Settings * Advanced Settings * Usability Settings * UNCHECK "Enable Pop-ups".
You just upgraded your site to DNN6, and now your dropdown menu's appear behind the content. (MinimalExtropy Skin). SOLUTION: * Goto: Portals >> _default >> Skins >> MinimalExtropy >> css * Open _MENU.CSS_ in text editor or Visual Studio * S...
* Open the web.config file of your DotNetNuke website. * Search for the following - * Replace with - * Save the web.config file.
Symptoms: DotNetNuke Telerik Radeditor shows the background graphic rather than a blank white page to enter text. SOLUTION: STEP 1. * MAKE SURE TO BACKUP \"EDITOROVERRIDE.CSS\" FILE BEFORE EDITING. * Open "EDITOROVERRIDE.CSS\" file from (...
HTTP Error 500.21 - Internal Server Error Handler "PageHandlerFactory-Integrated" has a bad module "ManagedPipelineHandler" in its module list. SOLUTION: Run "aspnet_regiis.exe" program from command line (within Command Prompt): run _%windir%...
Check your web.config file for the following: connectionString="Data Source=.\\SQLSERVER;Initial Catalog=Northwind_db_;Integrated Security=True" The problem is "Data Source=.\\SQLSERVER;" - It's the double \\. That's an escape sequence in C#. Swi...
_THREADABORTEXCEPTION happens when the thread serving the request doesn't finish for a long time. The ASP.NET hosting process aborts this thread after certain time. You can adjust that time with:_ By default the executionTimeout="90" seconds.
DotNetNuke Blog 4.1.X SYMPTOMS: You try to add a blog entry in DotNetNuke Blog Module, after publishing the blog, No blog entry is available "No recent Entries". No errors in event viewer, all seems fine but the recent entries persist in displaying ...
To clear/delete the search index tables manually. Follow the steps below: * Login as 'HOST' (Super user account) * In Host Menu select "SQL" * Copy the following 4 lines and paste them into the 'Script' text box: truncate table {databaseOwner...
* Login to your DNN website as host (SUPER USER ACCOUNT) * Navigate to Host >> Portals * Scroll down to Export Template and select the portal to export from the dropdownlist. You can also choose a file name and description if you wish. * Checkin...
Error: _DotNetNuke.Services.Exceptions.ModuleLoadException: A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. _ ERROR DETAIL: Error: UsersOnline is currently unavailable. DotNetNuke.Services.Excepti...
Backing up and restoring a DotNetNuke site is easy, if done properly it will be quick and painless. BACKUP: There are two parts of your site: the website file system and the database. Both parts must be included when backing up and restoring. F...
DNN4Less can provide an upgrade of the DotNetNuke installation of your site upon request. The fee for this service is $30.00 per DNN installation. To request an upgrade please Login to the Support Desk and create a Ticket request the upgrade with a st...
SYMPTOM: * You have an ASP.net based site which requires MODIFY permissions for the IWPD user * Some feature stopped working on your site, and the Support team corrected the issue, indicating that "permissions for the IWPD user needed to be re...
All accounts include a temporary url that you can use to test your website. You'll want to use the temporary url in the following cases: * Your domain was just registered, and is not fully activated * You are migrating your website from another h...
Error: File Manager is currently unavailable. DotNetNuke.Services.Exceptions.ModuleLoadException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object. ---> System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object. at DotNetN...
USING DNN4LESS MAIL SERVER. * Navigate to Host > Host Settings. * At Advanced Settings, click the Maximize button. * At SMTP Server Settings, click the Maximize button. * In the SMTP Server field, enter the SMTP address of the server. E.g. ma...
You tried to change the ASP .Net version from 2 / 3.5 to ASP .Net Version 4 / 4.5 and receive the following error: _Compilation Error_ _DESCRIPTION: An error occurred during the compilation of a resource required to service this request. Please rev...
To remove / hide the Search Text Box from DotNetNuke Menu bar: * Open the Skin file (../Portals/_default/skins/MinimalExtropy (or your custom skin folder)/index) * Remove the following code and save the file
You can do this with a simple javascript trick. * Remove the tags from your PayPal "Buy Now" code. * Add onClick="this.form.action='https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr; this.form.submit();" to the buy now input button. * Paste what is left ...
You installed DNN chat module and received the following error Compiler Error Message: BC30002: Type 'Web.HttpContext' is not defined. In App_Code\Chat\DnnChatCodeHelper.vb Line 308: Try Line 309: Dim ctx As Web.HttpContext = Web.HttpContext.Curr...
Review some of the default DotNetNuke configurable settings, most of which have been configured for general ease of use. This article will show you how to modify some of these settings ito improve the overall performance of your DotNetNuke installation...
If you have moved the site to a different server or even just a different domain name the problem might be in the site settings in the entry for the default portal alias. But if the site is not loading, you must edit the data in the PortalSettings tabl...
You recently upgrade your DNN version, after upgrade you cannot login to your website and get _\"A CRITICAL ERROR HAS OCCURRED. AN UNEXPECTED ERROR HAS OCCURRED\". _ The database upgraded successfully and you don't see any errors in the server logs....
You are trying to setup dnn 7 and receive the following error: _Parser Error Message: The connection name 'LocalSqlServer' was not found in the applications configuration or the connection string is empty._ FIX: In your web.config file add the...
ERROR: Validation of viewstate MAC failed. If this application is hosted by a Web Farm or cluster, ensure that configuration specifies the same validationKey and validation algorithm. AutoGenerate cannot be used in a cluster. BACKGROUND: Viewsta...