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Archive for March, 2009

Open Text Web Solutions Management Server Developer shortcut – (And why did they create such a name? What was wrong with RedDot CMS?)

A short hint on how to open only the selected page/content block inside the Open Text Web Solutions Management Server (RedDot CMS). And the question – why that name?

Digging deeper with Navigation Manager Render Tags – A Beginner’s Guide

This whitepaper has been submitted by Phil McKenzie, a RedDot freelancer who encountered a very common but not so easy to solve problem – building microsites within only one RedDot project but keeping the layout and additional functions flexible.

RedDot CMS at the moment not compatible with Internet Explorer 8?

As Henry Lu has pointed it out on the google groups

I’ve been using IE 8 to access RedDot CMS 7.5 and RedDot CMS 9. Why?
Just for the heck of it.
It is pretty much a death sentence when using IE 8…

Restarting RedDot CMS services without rebooting – Part II

As I love improving good ideas like the one to create a batch file for restarting the RedDot CMS server without rebooting it, which Fred had the other day here comes my enhancement. I talked to Kim Dezen about enhancing that solution…

Restarting CMS services without rebooting

As a quick tip in addition to Richard’s comment on “To kill a publication”, there is an easy way to stop/restart all CMS processes without rebooting your server.

Character Encoding within Navigation Manager

This week I deployed my first project using V9 of Open Text Web Solutions’ Management Server (aka RedDot CMS) – and since it comes with the new XHTML compliant Text Editor (Telerik) – I decided it was time to do…

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