// archives

Archive for July, 2008

Playing Peek-a-Boo: Hiding pages with the Navigation Manager

There might be several reasons for hiding pages in the navigation structure, but they have to be connected to the navigation list, to show the website’s navigation correctly:

  • „Footer pages“ like „Imprint“ or „Terms of use“
  • Pages for login, error handling (e.g.…

New RedDot CMS plug-in: Clipboard Publisher released!

As Markus mysteriously disappeared from the Net, I have to write this shameless self marketing rant myself. ;) This is part three of my first “RedDot triology”:

With this plug-in you can publish all selected pages in the clipboard at once and…

Clipboard Publisher

ith this plug-in you can publish all selected pages in the clipboard at once and choose publishing settings for all affected pages globally. You can choose to publish related and following pages as well, the publishing report will be sent to the currently logged-in user automatically.

How to avoid finding yourself in the middle of a RedDot project apocalypse

After reading a thread on the RedDot Google Group today, the first thought that came to my mind was “If I had to administer this project, I would shoot myself right in the head”:

  • 70 hosted websites in 1 single CMS project
  • 21,000…

RedDot UI: DragSort

Sorting of Lists and Containers in RedDot can be very time consuming and is not handled very user-friendly, especially with lots of elements. This UI Extension allows easy and intuitive drag&drop-sorting in SmartEdit.

RedDot UI: Report

edDot UI: Report is an user interface enhancement for RedDot CMS, which allows problem reporting by editors in SmartEdit view. Additionally, the report is complemented by essential information (user information, project, page id, langauge variant, template name, etc.) for easier bug tracking by developers or helpdesk personnel.

Recent Tweets

  • RT @AirKraft: Transport Canada breakout: they manage 80K pages and 300K assets with WSM(RedDot). Wow! #OTCW 2010-11-11
  • The RedDot usergroup session 'Future of WCM' is in National Harbor 7, now. See you there! #otcw 2010-11-11
  • RT @yttergren: @AirKraft: Calling all WSM(RedDot) devs: share your solutions on http://bit.ly/bgPIof EVERY solution can win an iPad #OTCW 2010-11-10
  • Come to the Solution Exchange session. Enhance your (#reddot) CMS project! Chesapeake 12, 3:20pm #otcw Looking forward to see you there! 2010-11-10
  • More updates...