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Archive for April, 2010

How to manage Quotes, Placeholders and Pre-Execute using VBScript within RedDot CMS

A frequent task in RedDot Open Text CMS template construction is to assign the value of a placeholder to a string so you can perform some kind of logic on it. Usually VBScript breaks whenever a quote is found within a RedDot placeholder. Here is a way to avoid this for standard fields.

No dots for me anymore. Thanks.

For about two years I thought/blogged about former RedDot (now Open Text) products, provided plug-ins and spent many days with lots of swearing. Finally I made my decision to back out of the RedDot scene, thus I’m also leaving the RedDot CMS blog.

How to generate a real 404 HTTP header status within RedDot LiveServer

You publish content to the LiveServer, Google indexes it, you delete the content, but Google (or any other search engine really) still indexes the page. However when you visit the page it really really doesn’t exist and you just see a 404 page. What happened?

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
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